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Update on Flooding in Clayton County

August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Major flooding is underway in Elkader, though the river likely will crest slightly below yesterday’s dire predictions. The Turkey River in Elkader reached 22.5 feet as of 9 a.m. according to the National Weather Service. That follows a period of heavy rains farther north in Iowa.The water level is expected to slowly recede throughout the...

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Galena Woman Hospitalized After Crash

August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A 90-year-old woman from Galena was hospitalized Thursday after she was found trapped in her overturned vehicle in a creek bed. Arletta Maeder was taken to Midwest Medical Center in Galena for treatment of minor injuries. According the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Department, Maeder was traveling south on North Ferry Landing Road when she attempted to...

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Water service was interrupted in East Dubuque for a short time Thursday. A water main break affected water service for East Dubuque residents for about two hours. City staff alerted residents about the break shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning. Crews repaired the break by 1pm....

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Cassville Car Ferry Closed

August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Due to high water, the Cassville Car Ferry is closed until further notice. For more information, check the Cassville Car Ferry’s Facebook page or call (608) 725-5180....

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Bracing For The Worst In Elkader

August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Weather Service is projecting the Turkey River in Elkader to crest at 27 feet about 7 a.m. Friday. A statement Thursday said the river level was rising at nearly a foot per hour. Alliant Energy crews have disconnected power to some businesses along Elkader’s Main Street – where the Turkey River runs along...

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David Canny Roundtree Branch Trail Completed

August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The final section of the paving and lighting of the David Canny Roundtree Branch Trail has been completed in Platteville. The project was finished on time and on budget. To celebrate the completion of the project, the final lighting circuit will be switched on and a lighting ceremony will be held at 8:15 tonight (Thursday)...

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