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Laughter returns to Happy Drive

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There was laughter on Happy Drive Friday afternoon.

Two weeks after an EF 3 tornado devastated the south beach of Pickerel Lake, residents were trying to get their lives back in order.


Duane and Clare Hoecherl put away the chain saws and hosted a family reunion as soon as they cleared a big enough area for all the cars to park.

Oh - and they fixed the cabin roof to keep the family dry.

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