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7 inches of snow in city - Crews get early start; 14 county plows out

March 6, 2013

    City crews hit the streets running early this morning — running snow plows, that is.
    In the aftermath of a seven-inch snowfall, Street/Sanitation Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert said at 8 a.m. that the situation in regard to city streets "is pretty good. We're about 80 percent of the way now (making at least one pass down every street) and I'd say we'll have everythingl in a couple of more hours.
    "We're salting, plowing, doing it all," he said.

Think summer: ABATE sure is

March 6, 2013

            It was a frightful night outside, but only thoughts of summer floated around inside City Hall on Tuesday night as local ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) official Theresa Bodle updated Decatur City Council on plans for next summer’s extravaganza.

Geneva seeking filter repairs; water safe

March 6, 2013

    Geneva Clerk-Treasurer Bill Warren provided an update on the water system's iron filter Tuesday at the town council meeting. At last month's meeting, he had said that it was malfunctioning. This month, he informed the council that the filter is completely offline.
    Warrren did emphasize that the water is still being chlorinated and is safe to drink, though it might have some rust in it from time to time.

Chris J. Neuenschwander

March 6, 2013

    Chris J. Neuenschwander, 73, of Pennville, formerly of Adams County, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at his residence.

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