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Pilger's tornado-damaged school to be torn down

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PILGER, Neb. (AP) - The middle school in Pilger that was heavily damaged by a tornado last month will be torn down on Friday.

The school and most of the town of 350 people was severely damaged by a tornado on June 16. Two people were killed in the storm.

The Wisner-Pilger school board decided the middle school building in Pilger couldn't be salvaged.

The district plans to put up three portable classrooms for the middle school's 75 students near the district's elementary school in Wisner.

KETV reports (http://bit.ly/1qkPVcy ) residents and alumni will be able to keep a brick from the school as a keepsake if they request one.

Information from: KETV-TV, http://www.ketv.com

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