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In 2007, a tornado struck Greensburg, Kansas, and annihilated the majority of its buildings and infrastructure. The community rebuilt by harnessing the wind. Today, Greensburg is entirely operated on 100 percent renewable wind energy. Its example sets the stage for the remainder of the film, which urges ...
It is high time for the city of Norman to lock in plans for our town to be 100 percent clean-energy powered by 2035. Georgetown, Texas; Abita Springs, Louisiana; and Greensburg, Kansas, have already done it. Salt Lake City, Atlanta, and San Diego have committed to 100 percent clean energy in the near ...

Smith said Junction City reminds of his hometown of Greensburg, Kansas, “before the tornado” that hit in 2007. He said it's a good place for a recent college graduate; he earned his master's degree in communication studies at K-State. Smith is running against Rep. Lonnie Clark, 74, R-Junction City, who ...
... for Climate and Energy who have pledged to act on climate change.” Omitted from the CDP's analysis are a few smaller American towns that lean entirely on renewables including Rock Port, Missouri (100 percent wind), Greensburg, Kansas (wind, solar, geothermal) and Kodiak, Alaska (wind and hydro).
Kim Gamble/Greensburg, Kansas: “For people who lost their home, lost their job…I think it was harder because their day was filled with just that sense of overwhelming what do I do next? We knew well we've got to start the irrigation engine. So we had a little bit of that, that I think helped us move down the ...
The organization helped rebuild a home and the facility in 2007 and later that year asked the Vincent family, owners of the facility and the home, if they would like to “pay it forward” by taking wooden stars to Greensburg, KS. Greensburg had been devastated by a tornado. Fire Chief Pat Samuels, ...

Before Joplin's tornado, he flew over Greensburg, Kansas, which also had been hit by a large tornado in 2007. “It went so slowly because of all the stipulations they put on Greensburg,” he said. Looking back at Joplin, he said, “I was amazed that even only after a year that a makeshift hospital was put up ...
The 5.4.7 Arts Center is the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum building in Kansas. It is highly energy efficient and is only the 67th building in the United States approved as LEED Platinum. The name 5.4.7 comes from the date the tornado devastated Greensburg, Kansas: ...
On May 4, 2007, an enormous tornado nearly wiped Greensburg, Kansas, off the map. What happened next was almost a laboratory experiment in re-engineering the classic American small town. Like the towns all around it, Greensburg was in decline before the storm. In a bid to survive, town leaders ...
GREENSBURG, Kan. - On May 4, 2007, Greensburg, Kansas was shaken to its core. An EF-5 tornado with winds over 200 mph destroyed 95 percent of the town. Jeff Blackburn, Pastor of the Greensburg Mennonite Church describes that night as the way the town died. “In a way our town died that night but ...
It was hot, humid and very windy. Local stations were sending out advance warning of storms that were possible later on that evening. Unlike many other storms this one would be different. A deep cobalt blue filled the sky as storm clouds began to form south of Greensburg around 7:30 p.m. that day.
GREENSBURG, Kan. — While most of the speakers during an annual leadership seminar at K-State spoke about strategy to solve complex challenges, a Greensburg man shared a simple story about a dog. The Hutchinson News reports that it will be 10 years next month when 95 percent of Greensburg ...
It's been a rough week for climate hawks. President-elect Donald Trump is headed to the White House, where he promises to gut federal climate policy. In light of his ascent to power, green groups are looking to alternate venues for action — namely local and regional governments. California and New York ...
She was born May 16, 1921, near Greensburg, Kansas, the daughter of Ralph and Birdie (Reed) Kruse. Estella (Kruse) ... Memorials are suggested to Interim Hospice and Antrim United Methodist Church, both in care of Fleener Funeral Home, 514 S. Main St., PO Box 41, Greensburg, KS 67054-0041.
This group gave encouraging stars to a family of Groesbeck, Texas, after a tornado. Later, the Texas family helped children in Greensburg, Kansas, give inspiration to their neighbors when yet another tornado hit in Kansas, “helping to transform the physical and emotional landscape of Greensburg overnight ...
The 5.4.7 Arts Center is the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum building in Kansas. It is highly energy efficient and is only the 67th building in the United States approved as LEED Platinum. The name 5.4.7 comes from the date the tornado devastated Greensburg, Kansas: ...
Grand and reserve champions from grade five through eight poster competitors are (from left) Silas Hawkins, reserve champion, fifth grade; Abby Zabel, grand champion, seventh grade; and from the first to fourth grade competion, Addison Higbie, grand champion, third grade; Sara Redecop, reserve ...

The area in and around Greensburg, KS offers some of the greatest restaurant experiences that our nation has to offer, including dishes from all over the country, including southern cuisine, BBQ and American favorites — whether you're looking for a casual dining or fine dining experience, our list of locally ...
On May 3, 1939, she married Leo Wilkins of Coldwater, Kansas, in Greensburg, Kansas. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2000. Survivors include: son, Don Wilkins and wife Jerilyn of Excelsior Springs, MO; a daughter, Carol Carson of Hutchinson; brothers, James 'Jim' Vance of Claflin; sisters, Barbara ...
Greensburg, Kansas, became powered 100 percent by renewable, clean energy in 2013 when it decided to rebuild after a devastating tornado. Greensburg utilizes wind, solar, and geothermal technologies. In fact, the town has more energy than it needs, allowing it to sell the excess. Here's a fact that might ...
Greensburg - Barbara Jean Fleener, 88, died January 14, 2018, at the Hill Top House, Bucklin, Kansas. She was born June 24, 1929, in Vine Creek, Kansas the daughter of Noah Washington and Lula Milbra (Mabry) Cotton. She graduated from Ada High School, Ada Kansas. Barbara earned a bachelor's ...
Plus, they travel on a pretty narrow path (some exceptions exist like the Greensburg, KS tornado for example), but the damage is usually in a confined location. Don't get me wrong, they are terrifying, but compared to the destructive storms above, tornadoes seem tame. Udoka Azubuike Played 29 minutes ...
GREENSBURG, KS — Sharon Koehn Sutton, 76, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at her residence in Wichita, KS. Born February 7, 1941, at Coldwater, KS, she was the daughter of Jacob J.C. and Susie (Nichols) Unruh. Sharon was nearly a lifetime resident of Greensburg, KS. She graduated ...
Land O'Lakes, Inc. has recognized Pat Janssen of Janssen Beef and Grain in Greensburg, Kansas, with an award for improving conservation and environmental outcomes on farm through his leadership in Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN in 2017. “Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN is rooted in the idea that meaningful ...
On May 4, 2007, an enormous tornado nearly wiped Greensburg, Kansas, off the map. What happened next was almost a laboratory experiment in re-engineering the classic American small town. Like the towns all around it, Greensburg was in decline before the storm. In a bid to survive, town leaders ...
GREENSBURG, Kan. - On May 4, 2007, Greensburg, Kansas was shaken to its core. An EF-5 tornado with winds over 200 mph destroyed 95 percent of the town. Jeff Blackburn, Pastor of the Greensburg Mennonite Church describes that night as the way the town died. “In a way our town died that night but ...
Greensburg, KS May 16, 2007 - The center of town resembles a bomb site twelve days after it was hit by an F5 tornado. Cleanup and reconstruction will take years. Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA. The deadly storm ripped through the small Kiowa County town in 2007, killing 12 people - 10 in Greensburg, ...
It was hot, humid and very windy. Local stations were sending out advance warning of storms that were possible later on that evening. Unlike many other storms this one would be different. A deep cobalt blue filled the sky as storm clouds began to form south of Greensburg around 7:30 p.m. that day.
GREENSBURG, Kan. — While most of the speakers during an annual leadership seminar at K-State spoke about strategy to solve complex challenges, a Greensburg man shared a simple story about a dog. The Hutchinson News reports that it will be 10 years next month when 95 percent of Greensburg ...
GREENSBURG, Kan. — While most of the speakers during an annual leadership seminar at K-State spoke about strategy to solve complex challenges, a Greensburg man shared a simple story about a dog. The Hutchinson News reports that it will be 10 years next month when 95 percent of Greensburg ...
It's been a rough week for climate hawks. President-elect Donald Trump is headed to the White House, where he promises to gut federal climate policy. In light of his ascent to power, green groups are looking to alternate venues for action — namely local and regional governments. California and New York ...
Kansas Town Decimated by Tornado Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy, Should Be Model for Frack-Happy State. A little more than nine years ago, an EF-5 tornado ripped through Greensburg, Kansas. The massive, May 4, 2007 twister leveled the small town, and half of the town's population of 1,500 ...
GREENSBURG, Kan. (KSN) – It was nine years ago Wednesday that a massive tornado tore through the town of Greensburg, Kansas leaving behind destroyed and damaged buildings along with the question whether the small town would ever recover. Now, those in the community say they're continuing to ...
Before Joplin's tornado, he flew over Greensburg, Kansas, which also had been hit by a large tornado in 2007. “It went so slowly because of all the stipulations they put on Greensburg,” he said. Looking back at Joplin, he said, “I was amazed that even only after a year that a makeshift hospital was put up ...
Bob Dixson, mayor of Greensburg, has been instrumental in bringing V.O.L.T, a nation-wide leadership academy, to his town in Kiowa County, Kansas. For the second consecutive year, the V.O.L.T. Leadership program is hosting a selection of its program in Greensburg, Kansas. Greensburg is one of four ...
... in Denver; Ant Farm's Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas; and the world's largest hand-dug well in Greensburg, Kansas — that postcard is
One of those clusters is at Greensburg, Kansas. In 2003, I did a program for the ladies at the Greensburg Community Church. A small farming ...
There are also 100 cities that have committed to 100 percent renewable energy, including University City, MO, Missoula, MT and Greensburg, KS, according to Gardner. And it's not big cities that are moving forward in that area, for the most part, Gardner said. It's cities like Nixa and Springfield: "The smaller ...
Climate Change and Infrastructure: Insidious Impacts. November 8, 2017 Mary Craighead, AICP Transportation Policy Analyst at Illinois Economic Policy Institute. Tow truck drivers extract a semi-truck after it slid off the road during a winter storm in Greensburg, Kansas. Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images. Share this article.
CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Wednesday was called a "Day of Healing" in Rockport as residents heard from Matt Deighton, a guest speaker who has gone through a natural disaster himself. Deighton survived an EF5 tornado that nearly wiped Greensburg, Kansas off the map back in 2017. He spoke ...
Happy Camper Cabins are coming soon to Greensburg, Kansas. For Chamber president Jill Eller, and husband Scott, recently took advantage ...
Over the past decade, five locations ― Aspen, Colorado; Greensburg, Kansas; Burlington, Vermont; Kodiak Island, Alaska; and Rock Port, ...
She was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Greensburg, Kansas, to Harold “Bud” and Uila Northup. Her family — including her two sisters Jean and Gwen ...
Stegman grew up in Greensburg, Kansas and has lived there his whole life. At 24 years old, he's been riding for about nine years, he said, ...
... and Cliffton, along with nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren -- invite you to send cards to 605 S. Elm, Greensburg, KS 67054.
Ten years after a two-mile-wide tornado devastated the town of Greensburg, Kansas, the rebuilt community is a model for what green building ...
Greensburg, Kansas, Mayor Bob Dixson stands at the entrance to the ... an enormous tornado nearly wiped Greensburg, Kansas, off the map.
GREENSBURG, Kan. - On May 4, 2007, Greensburg, Kansas was shaken to its core. An EF-5 tornado with winds over 200 mph destroyed 95 ...
It was hot, humid and very windy. Local stations were sending out advance warning of storms that were possible later on that evening.
GREENSBURG, Kan. — While most of the speakers during an annual leadership seminar at K-State spoke about strategy to solve complex ...


 

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