9/11 - two decades out

Gas lines formed around the block 20 years ago on 9/11

“The Events of Nine-Eleven” have become new standard in the American lexicon in the two decades since America was formally attacked by terrorist organizations on Sept. 11, 2001.

It seems distant and removed, somehow, two decades out, but the realities continue to haunt us today, from added security in nearly every public venue to the recent collapse of Afghanistan in the wake of US and the worlds’ departure to the RV used as a mobile vaccination clinic at Burnett County events.

Locally, the fall of 2001 was ripe with controversy and issues, dealing with the tragedy of the June tornado that wreaked havoc on the region. The news of the attacks on