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Part of the fair's grandstand roof landed in the yard of this home day care center off Fair Avenue in Park Rapids. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Overnight storm wreaks havoc on Park Rapids, Hubbard County

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A powerful overnight storm hit Park Rapids and Hubbard County overnight, sucking trees out of the ground, ripping roofs off structures and toppling power lines and poles like pickup sticks.

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The National Weather Service planned to do a site assessment this afternoon to see if it was a tornado that struck.

Much of Park Rapids and the county were without power or phone service Tuesday morning. Park Rapids canceled classes for the day Tuesday.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
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