By Gary Demuth
Salina Journal 

Kansas residents remember tornado a decade later


CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — It took less than a minute for Kent Mills to lose nine buildings, two grain bins, a cattle corral, a pasture fence and multiple farm vehicles and machinery.

Just after 10:30 p.m. on June 11, 2008, the Chapman farmer and rancher apprehensively walked toward his home, amazed it was still standing after a devastating tornado had just finished leveling much of his town.

The house was still standing all right, but were his wife and two small boys OK?

"A half mile from my house was all the farther I could drive," said Mills, who also was chief of the Chapman Fire Department and...

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