By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Rain, rain go away

Damp spring continues into May


May 9, 2024


Gushing sump pumps have been a common sight throughout the region thanks to recent rainfall.

Spring's ongoing deluge has local officials feeling lucky compared to past wet years.

Hartley City Administrator Roxann Swanson on Tuesday reported few water-related issues in the City With a Heart. That's a plus for Hartley residents, who've experienced their fair share of headaches during other years when Mother Nature forgot to turn off the spigot.

"There haven't been any reports to us about sewer back ups," Swanson said. "People have had a bit of water in their basements – some a bit more than others – but we deal with it."

The city last week reminded residents that sump pumps should be di...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Sentinel Lg
Press Lg

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2024