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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Electricity usage surged in Celina last month as the city experienced hot and humid weather. One day may have been record-breaking.
Utility customers used 22.16 megawatt hours in July, compared to 18 megawatt hours in June. Usage in the earlier months ranged from 13.2 in April to 20.1 in January. [More]
Rockford
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - Water levels in the village's water tower and wells have not dropped at all this summer, sparing the community from water consumption advisories.
In the past, residents were warned to limit usage during summer months. The village now has more than enough water because of the new system, village administrator Jeff Long said during a Monday council meeting. [More]
Obituaries on August 3rd, 2011
Raymond C. "Bud" Crouch, 83, Coldwater, died at 4:58 a.m. Aug. 2, 2011, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on August 3rd, 2011
Subscriber only stories on August 3rd, 2011
OK to hog water on hot days at fair
J&M Excavating granted contract to remove log jams
Dead fish not out of the ordinary
Village projects stay on timeline
A Northwest flavor in Rockford
Bagoly is the lone Mariners' player named all-GLSCL
Scouts and Settlers advance to semifinals