Arctic air and over a foot of snow descended on LaGrange County starting late Saturday night, Jan. 4. By Sunday evening, many roads were impassable and remained so through most of Tuesday.
Topeka Fire Chief Stewart Bender was retained for a further two years Monday.
A class for weather spotters will be held February 27 in the Prairie Heights Community High School Auditorium. A time for the evening event has not been announced.
Both Topeka and Wolcottville have announced that the fireworks displays for their July 4th celebrations have been cancelled due to extremely dry conditions.
It is not only the heat that is dangerous as LaGrange County continues to dry out under blazing conditions. And conditions will not be improving anytime soon.
County commissioners approved a resolution on the removal of debris in the event of a disaster Monday morning.