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Woodhaven Lakes remains closed

Posted: Thursday, Jun 25th, 2015
SUBLETTE, Three days after an EF2 tornado ripped through Woodhaven Lakes, the heavily damaged campground remains closed to everyone except emergency personnel and authorized tree removal crews. All scheduled recreation events are cancelled for the weekend of June 27-28 and all recreational facilities will remain closed.
To answer questions and concerns of property owners, Woodhaven has posted a document on

Area pounded by heavy storms, tornado

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 23rd, 2015
MENDOTA, A tornado that swept through the Mendota area around 8:30 p.m. June 22 downed trees and limbs in various locations around town and knocked out power for a significant number of homes.
Mendota Fire Chief Dennis Rutishauser said they were initially watching a storm cell on radar that was located about 5 miles north of Mendota. "That one

Free meals provided for MHS summer school students

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 23rd, 2015
MENDOTA, Principal Denise Aughenbaugh expressed her appreciation to several individuals and churches for providing meals during Mendota High School's summer school program. Addressing the June 22 District 280 board of education meeting, Aughenbaugh said MHS science teacher Therese Busard sought donations from local churches to provide food for over 200 students attending summer school in June. Busard was assisted by

Abatement ahead of schedule at NMS

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 23rd, 2015
MENDOTA, Asbestos abatement is underway at Northbrook School. At the Mendota Elementary District 289 Board of Education meeting on June 18, the board approved an additional $1,650 to remove tile and asbestos underneath in the nurse's office that was not included in the original estimate. The board also approved replacing old, damaged carpet with new carpet tiles in two classrooms

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