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Author to appear at Monte library
Scott Thoma will be at the Montevideo-Chippewa County Public Library on July 26, at 7 p.m., to sign and sell copies of his book, “Out of the Blue.”

The book is the true story of two sisters and their miraculous survival after being caught in the most powerful tornado in Minnesota history — an F5 tornado that hit Tracy on June 13, 1968, killing nine people. Thoma was nine years old when the tornado hit his home.

Historic church to be moved
Best Life Ministries will be moving Frank Lake Covenant Church, located northeast of Montevideo, 20 miles to serve as their headquarters. It was built in 1900. For a full story, check out next week’s American-News.