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Pilger, Nebraska is located in Stanton County. Zip codes in Pilger, NE include 68768. The median home price in Pilger is $57,500. More Pilger information.

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Friday Aug 15 | The Washington Post

Ita s a twister! 75 years later, Wizard of Oz is still a tornado classic

Friday is the 75th anniversary of the release of the Wizard of Oz, the first film to depict an authentic looking tornado with movie magic.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Students return after June tornado destroys Pilger, NE middle school

With a lot of team work and hours, it has become possible for the Pilger, Nebraska students to attend their first day of school in modular classrooms near Wisner-Pilger Elementary in Wisner, Nebraska.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Stanton County, Nebraska Fair is underway

County fair season is quickly coming to a close across the region, but in Stanton County, things are just getting started.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Pilger, NE church takes steps to rebuild after June tornado

"I never would have imagined this," said Terry Makelin, Pastor of St. John's Luther Church.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Guardian Donates $25,000 To Support Victims Of Nebraska Tornadoes

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, one of the nation's largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of employee benefits, announced that it is donating $25,000 to assist in the present relief efforts to help those whose lives have been affected by twin tornadoes that ravaged the town of Pilger, Nebraska.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

FEMA holds a safe room demonstration in Pilger, NE

As homes start reappearing in the Village of Pilger, residents are going over their options for how to be better prepared for future severe storms.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Nashville Church Donates to Pilger Families

Northeast Nebraska families affected by June tornados have received help in the form of box springs, mattress and appliances.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Faith Regional uses lessons from June disasters for future planning

Nearly two months following the devastating tornadoes that hit Pilger, many agencies throughout northeast Nebraska are continuing to assess the successes and failures following the storm.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: This framgrab taken from video provided by StormCh

This framgrab taken from video provided by StormChasingVideo.com shows two tornados approaching Pilger, Neb., Monday June 16, 2014.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

News Journal

Mom, daughter help in tornado zone

Mom, daughter help in tornado zone Sellmans went to Nebraska to help after the devastation left by twin tornadoes in June Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1s3fVO3 Mendy Sellman and her daughter, Elaina, took photos of some of the damage to Wakefield, Nebraska, after tornadoes devastated the area in June.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Beef Magazine

Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame Honors Industry Icons

Brad Thomas, a cowboy at Darr Feedlot, Cozad, NE, received the 2014 Arturo Armendariz Distinguished Service Award during the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame Banquet.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

KHGI

Northeast, South Central Nebraska Receive Funding from Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Several non-profit housing and economic development organizations in northeast and south central Nebraska will receive a portion of a total of $800,000 awarded by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development.

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News Journal

Mom, daughter help in tornado zoneMom, daughter help in tornado...

Mom, daughter help in tornado zone Sellmans went to Nebraska to help after the devastation left by twin torndoes in June Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1rXiP6F Elaina Sellman was struck by a report in late June as she watched news footage that showed the devastation of twin tornadoes that hit Pilger, Nebraska, on ... (more)

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KFOR-AM Lincoln

Federal Assistance for Severe Weather Ravaged Counties

The Small Business Administration has approved federal disaster assistance for seven Nebraska counties struck by severe weather, including the tornado-ravaged town of Pilger.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Pilger, NE woman gets new town's first new home after her dedication to disaster relief

"Everything has been so overwhelming. I'm just so glad that even a town like us, you know, we're 352 people.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Pilger Showing Signs of Rebirth

After weeks of peeling away the wreckage left in the path of a massive storm, the signs of rebirth are surfacing in PIlger.

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KLKN

7 counties approved for federal storm aid

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom 8@klkntv.com LINCOLN, Neb. _ The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved federal disaster assistance for seven Nebraska counties struck by severe weather, including the tornado-ravaged town of Pilger.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KETV-TV

Fremont man remembers near-death experience

V NEWSWATCH SEVEN'S ALEX HOFFMAN WITH A STORY YOU'RE SEEING ONLY ON SEVEN. drove that road every single day and it was always a safe place to be, you're pretty much out in the middle of nowhere."

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KLKN

Tornado-stricken Nebraska town gets some Iowa help

The Sioux City school district is donating excess desks, tables and shelving units to help out some northeast Nebraska students whose middle school in Pilger was heavily damaged by a tornado.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Tickets For Bret Michaels' Pilger Relief Concert On Sale Friday

Musician Bret Michaels is hosting a relief concert for tornado victims in Pilger, Nebraska in August, and tickets for the concert go on sale Friday morning.

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