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The first “real” storm of the season packed a powerful punch in Nashua Tuesday night, and Chickasaw County’s emergency management director said the storm proved the value of being prepared.Parts of Nashua received close to two inches of rain, heavy hail and strong winds during the storm that blew...
Chickasaw County Engineer Dusten Rolando laughed — albeit a bit wearily — Wednesday afternoon as he talked about the condition of roads in the area.“You know, right now, I’d love to take a ‘dust call’ because that’s usually what we’re getting this time of the year,” he said. “Unfortunately, we...
Don’t get Nashua Mayor Angie Dietz wrong, she would have done anything to see her city spared the storms that struck the area with a vengeance last week.But the flooding and storm damage that hit the Nashua also, she believes, says something about the people who call the area home.“It’s been a...
It’s been a 30-year tradition for Ron Nelson.If it’s the weekend after Labor Day, the Fulton, Ill., man will definitely be in New Hampton, and even after the weather for the Davis Rally in 2016, Nelson had no regrets spending a few days in his home away from home.“I wouldn’t think of missing it,” ...
Maybe, just maybe, Chickasaw County dodged a proverbial bullet.Still, enough is enough, Mother Nature. Dry out. Now.Another round of storms hit the area Tuesday night and Wednesday, and by Thursday morning, parts of the county had received an additional 2.5 inches of rainfall.But it could have been...
It began raining in Chickasaw County around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and in some parts of the county, the rain didn’t stop falling until 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.But it will take weeks — if not months — for the area to recover from what will be known as the Flood of 2016.A “train” of thunderstorms dumped...

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