Storm cleanup work continues

Iola city crews remain hard at work repairing damaged power lines and clearing downed trees from the May 3 storm that blasted through the area. City Council members were told the cleanup could last up the Memorial Day weekend.

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May 12, 2020 - 9:57 AM

Iola city crews clean downed tree limbs from a May 3 storm. Register file photo

Cleanup work continues in Iola from the extensive storm damage from the morning of May 3.

In a brief summation to City Council members Monday, Interim Iola City Administrator Corey Schinstock said limb pickup may extend to Memorial Day, while electric crews continue to do long-term repairs to the line of utility poles toppled in the storm.

As of Monday, crews have hauled 85 loads of limbs and brush to the Allen County Landfill, Schinstock said.

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