121 mph winds in Donaldson, Minn., appear to shatter state record
Published 09/02/2011, Grand Forks Herald
Strong winds early Thursday caused extensive damage to town’s grain elevator, trees, power poles
A powerful storm system that swept through the northern Red River Valley this week caused “extreme” damage in Donaldson, Minn., as winds well over 100 mph snapped power poles and tossed parts of the local grain elevator onto nearby U.S. Highway 75.
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