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PELLA — Just more than 54 years ago, an EF2 tornado struck Pella. The tornado carried through the eastern edge of town.

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While famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright understandably didn’t live to see the 150th anniversary of his 1867 birth, hundreds of buildings and many more pieces of furniture he designed remain as timeless today as when they were constructed over a century ago. Homes, churches, hotels, and schools designed by Wright remain popular destinations both for architectural professionals and lay people fascinated by his strikingly beautiful designs.

Kevin Blank (right) walks to his mother's back door after one of multiple tornadoes touched down in the region on Wednesday afternoon. The Bla…

Kevin Blank walks back to his brother Brent's house south of Nicollet on Wednesday as strong storms swept through the area. Photo by Jackson Forderer

Debris from a farm building was blown into a tree at a farm residence in rural New Sweden Township after a tornado struck the area. Photo by J…

Brent Blank's garage, south of Nicollet, was damaged by one of the multiple tornadoes that touched down in the region on Wednesday afternoon. …