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The De Soto Explorer's No. 3 story of 2008 was the Sept. 12 tornado skipped through De Soto, causing damage to 23 different sites. Damage was heaviest in the 84th Street and Rik Mar area.

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Year in Review 2008

In an eventful year, De Soto opened a new park, was hit by a small but still destructive tornado, helped elect one of its own to the Johnson County Commission and approved a bond issue for a USD 232 School District. This week, The De Soto Explorer starts its annual compilation of its local stories of the year with abridged versions of stories numbers 1 through 5.

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Countdown of De Soto's top stories of 2008

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