Hull pool is closing soon

Posted August 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm

It’s quite a process to close down and empty the pool each year. Todd Woelber is in charge of that. It takes about 48 hours to get the water ready to drain. First he has to shut off all the chemicals. He lets the pumps run and filter awhile. This removes all the chlorine and chemicals from the water. It is important to get the pool to normal water state before he drains it. If the chlorine and chemicals are not removed properly, there could be issues with fish kill in creeks. It can be really hard on the fish and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources requires it be done properly.

The water can either be drained through the storm sewer or the sanitary sewer system, depending on whether all the chemicals

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    Hull Food Pantry services a need in the community

    The Hull Food Pantry started as a ministry to help people who had a need for food. Sometimes people are unable to meet their own needs due to the declining economy, medical bills or other issues. Sometimes they just can’t afford food. When it becomes a question of paying their bills, buying medication or having food, the decisions get tough and a need for the Food Pantry arises.

    The food pantry “provides people with an opportunity to survive and stay healthy … it’s

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    Heavy rain causes flooding in northwest Iowa

    Heavy rainfall in northwest Iowa caused severe flooding last week and residents of Rock Valley experienced tremendous devastation as much of the town was left underwater.

    At a press conference in Rock Valley Tuesday, June 17, police chief Monte Warburton said that approximately 100 homes on the north and west side of town had been evacuated. Additionally, the Rock Valley police and fire departments were part a of rescue effort

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    Inwood hosts annual July 4th Celebration

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Inwood welcomed residents and out-of-towners to join in observing the country’s Independence Day with a variety of activities.

    The celebration kicked off Wednesday, July 2, with the Cruise-in and Car Show. The

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    Enjoy Iowa’s great outdoors

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    June is National Great Outdoors Month and while it may be tempting to stay indoors as the temperatures rise, Sunday Ford and the Sioux County Conservation Board have given more than enough reasons to

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