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Working To Recover In Linwood, Kansas

'You could hear it coming. It sounded like a thunder that never stopped.'

The small town of Linwood, Kansas, was struck by an EF-4 tornado on May 28, 2019. In a live broadcast from the Community Library, local officials and residents recalled the moment the storm struck and what they did in the immediate aftermath.  They also addressed ongoing efforts to recover.

  • Brian Christenson, mayor, Linwood, KS
  • Tom Holland, state senator, Kansas's 3rd District
  • Tom Franchett, general manager, Free State Growers
  • Chief Dan TallmanSherman Township Fire Department
  • Lianne Abare, Linwood resident
  • Dawn Christenson. Linwood resident
Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.