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Fireworks show to celebrate 4th of July

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016
MENDOTA, Commemorate our nation's independence at the Mendota 4th of July celebration on Monday, July 4 at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Lawn chair areas will be available in addition to handicapped parking spaces.
This year promises to be another fabulous fireworks show provided by ARC Pyrotechnics Inc. beginning at dusk. Also, the Mendota

Powerful Woodhaven tornado without casualties is still astounding

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 21st, 2016
SUBLETTE, When an EF-2 tornado hit Woodhaven Lakes near Sublette on the evening of June 22, 2015, the worst fear was the number of casualties that might be found in the rubble. That was definitely the main concern of Greg Dimmig, Woodhaven Lakes Maintenance Resource Director, as he rushed back to the property that evening after hearing about the tornado.

MHS to sell off old shop equipment

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 21st, 2016
MENDOTA, Sealed bids will be accepted for several large pieces of Mendota High School's older, unused industrial arts equipment. Reporting at the June 20 Board of Education meeting, board president Jim Lauer said he checked out the items and for the most part, they are in running order.
The equipment includes an older style table saw, a band saw, a

Council acts on donation, other requests

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 21st, 2016
MENDOTA, The Mendota City Council approved several donations and requests at its June 20 regular meeting.

Alderman Bill Hunt informed the council of a proposal to do a soil survey on property at the southeast corner of 13th Avenue and Washington Street. The council agreed to employ the firm Fehr Graham-Brownfield at a cost of $12,400, subject

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