Benton County

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Many Benton County residents spent their week cleaning up damage from Monday's tornado. At 1.5 miles in width, the EF2 twister set a new record. 5NEWS Chief Meteorologist Garrett Lewis tells us more about the tornado and how to prepare for future storms.

The Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce is holding several public meetings this month to gather input for Vision 100, which aims to create a plan for both cities in anticipation of reaching a population of 100,000 in less than 15 years. Residents, workers and business owners can also fill out an online survey.

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Voters in northeastern Benton County have approved an increase in fees for the Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department. The proposal, the first increase in 19 years, passed by a vote of 212 to 210.