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N. Warren Town and County News
Norwalk, Iowa
November 5, 2015     N. Warren Town and County News
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I Thursday, November 5, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven Tiling at City Park Pictures are of the tiling project at Norwalk City Park. This project was completed this past week in anticipation of the dog park project getting started in the spring, if the funds are raised. Photos submitted. I !!!ili! !i!,il,iii iiiiii !ii:i!iiiiiiii! ili!!iii!i!iiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiii!ii: i/ilil ii!:!!!iii!:i~i!ii:!:ii!i:iii!i!~ii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!i!ii~ii!i!i~i~ii~iii i ii= alt J ........ MidAmerican Energy Performs Tree Maintenance MidAmerican Energy Sioux City and Waterloo, Company is trimming Iowa, as well as East Mo- trees in order to improve line and Silvis, Illinois. the reliability of its electric MidAmerican Energy service. While the compa- contracts with companies ny prunes trees all year that specialize in utility long, fall is a crucial time tree trimming and crews as crews work to get ahead are supervised by Interna- of winter storms, tional Society of Arbori- "Falling trees or culture-certified arborists. branches due to high When deciding to trim or winds or heavy snowfall remove a tree, the experts cause up to 10 percent of take into account several all electrical outages," said factors, such as the type Jason Ewers, MidAmeri- and anticipated growth can Energy manager of pattern of the tree, its reid- vegetation management, tion to overhead power "Preventative tree care lines, its overall health and around wires and poles is its movement in wind. vital to keeping our cus- Customers are notified tomers safe, protecting by mail approximately their property and keep- three weeks before work ing their lights on." begins in their neighbor- Tree maintenance crews hood. There is no service have been working this fall charge assessed to per- to trim trees in communi- form the work. If you are ties throughout the com- concemed about trees near pany's service territor in- power lines on your prop- cluding Bettendorf, Car- erty, contact MidAmerican roll, Clarinda, Council Energy at 888-427-5632 or Bluffs, Correctionville, trees@midamerican.com. Davenport, Des Moines, According to Ewers, fall Fort Dodge, Iowa City, is also an ideal time to "COME ENJOY THE GOOD LIFE" Now Accepting Applications Good Life Retirement Center 1 Bedroom Apartments, Newly Remodeled, Park-like Setting, Community Center, 24-7 Maintenance, Rental Assistance Available, Must be 62 Years or Older, Handicap/Disabled Any Age 515-981-4424 www.NationaI-Management.com This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. plant trees. In addition to beautifying your property, trees can reduce heating and cooling costs by pro- riding shade in the sum- mer and windbreak in the winter. MidAmerican En- ergy offers several tree planting programs, in- cluding Plant Some Shade for homeowners and Trees Please! grants for commu- nities. More information about these programs is available on the company's website. Christmas Tree Sales at YMCA South Suburban YMCA Service Club volunteers will operate a Christmas tree lot at the South Sub- urban YMCA, 401 E. Army Post Road, most after- noons and evenings and all day Saturdays and Sun- days. The lot will open Fri- day, Nov. 27, (the day af- ter Thanksgiving) and will remain open until all trees are sold. Volunteers are always needed to help at the tree lot. If you would like to help, contact jlane esterinsurance.com, 515-249-5528 with ques- tions. The club has been sell- hag Christmas trees to raise money for the South Sub- urban YMCA since the 1960's. For more information, call the South Suburban YMCA, 285-0444. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ACCIDENTS October 29 - 5:29 a.m., 6000 block US 65: Mary Snider, 56, Indianola, vehi- cle/deer. October 29 - 8:20 a.m., Hwy $23: Henry Schap- pert, 47, Johnston, vehicle/ deer. According to most sources, Route 66 is 2,448 miles long. It was commissioned in 1926 and crosses eight states and three time zones. ? Because of a change in alignment in 1937, Route 66 crosses itself at the Intersection Central Ave- nue and 4th Street in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.