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RESOURCES: Tornado recovery continues for residents in Rusk County

Rusk County emergency officials said clean-up and rebuilding efforts have been slowed by weather, insurance issues and limited access to contractors. 


Gov. Walker asks federal agency to declare Barron, Rusk counties as disaster area

Damage of Prairie Lake Estates near Chetek, Courtesy: Devin Feuerhelm Damage of Prairie Lake Estates near Chetek, Courtesy: Devin Feuerhelm

Gov. Scott Walker Friday asked the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to declare Barron and Rusk counties as a disaster area after May's EF 3 tornado, according to a press release.


How to replace your damaged address, fire number signs

If you were affected by the tornado damage and are missing an address/fire number sign to your property, county officials are asking you to apply for a replacement.


Wells Fargo donates $10K to aid in tornado relief efforts

Customers and clients impacted by the tornado in western Wisconsin may discuss their financial needs with Wells Fargo by calling 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557).


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