Mike Boeken (in loader) and Chad Beasley were among the Iola city crews retrieving piles of fallen limbs as part of a citywide cleanup effort following Sunday morning’s storm that caused extensive tree damage through town. The effort is made more difficult, Beasley noted, when residents stack brush piles on or near gas meters. “Luckily, he’s pretty good with the loader,” Beasley said. Crews hoped to clear all of the storm debris by the end of the day.
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