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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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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RUSK CO.: Relief efforts, resources available to tornado victims

Recovery efforts continue in Rusk County after a tornado ripped through northwestern Wisconsin on May 16.

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BARRON CO.: Brush site, building debris disposals open for ongoing cleanup of tornado damage

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Residents in Barron County are able to dispose of tornado damage debris for free.

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Wisconsin DMV opens temporary service center near Chetek

A free service is coming to the area to help people who were impacted by last Tuesday's tornado.

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Prayer service held for tornado victims

Community members, including families and individuals affected by last Tuesday's tornado, are welcomed to attend a prayer service held in Chetek on Wednesday night.

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Rusk Co. farmers worry about their future after tornado

 Last week's tornado affected a number of residents and also up-rooted the lives of a number of farmers. 

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