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No business like snow business

Posted: Friday, Mar 8th, 2013

Snow mounds like the one pictured are a common site in the downtown area following a large snowfall. Pictured above, city workers clear the snow from the area and take it to property near Lawnridge Cemetery. (News-Leader file photos)

ROCHELLE To those who forgot what Midwestern winters are capable of, Tuesday was an effective reminder, as all local schools and many downtown businesses closed their doors due to dangerous road conditions.

In an effort to clear away the hard-packed snow from streets and sidewalks, employees from the City of Rochelle labored all hours of the day and night to make transportation possible for locals.

In a thorough effort to provide residents with a cleared downtown, the City of Rochelle Street department was out Wednesday night into Thursday morning to remove as much unwanted snow as possible from the downtown area and relocated it to a flat, clear area in the 20th Street block.

For the complete article see the 03-07-2013 issue.

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