The derecho, a year later

Much progress made since last year’s devastating storm, but much work remains

CR Signs crews work to replace the large sign at Best Buy, 4650 First Ave. NE, in April after it was flattened in the derecho Aug. 10, 2020. CREDIT CR SIGNS
Derecho. In a heartbeat Aug. 10, 2020, the word was transformed from an obscure meteorological reference to a terrifying, indelible memory many Eastern Iowans would prefer to forget. And while the deep emotional and physical wounds of last year’s catastrophic storm are increasingly healed and much progress made in repairing or replacing damaged structures, there […]
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