KIMT-TV in Mason City, Iowa, reports that pigs from the 2,500-head farm were roaming around the area and a few carcasses were strewn about after the Thursday’s violent weather. The TV station said the pigs were being taken away in trucks, with neighbors and farmers helping round them up.
Shawn Linn told the Albert Lea Tribune that he watched from a nearby bridge as a twister struck the farm.
Several other farms in the area also suffered damage and power lines and trees were down.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says Highway 251 between Clarks Grove and Hollandale in Freeborn County is closed because multiple power lines are down.