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A time to clean up

County copes with flooding

Water flooded over Hirsch Avenue on the east side of town and into the swollen creek east of Ellinwood on Sunday.

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As many Ellinwood residents continued their soggy clean-up and area farmers dealt with the muddy aftermath following Sunday’s flooding, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved a disaster declaration covering the entire county.
The action makes it easier for utility company employees to get overtime should there be problems with power and gas lines, makes it easier for residents to volunteer without ramifications from their employers and opens the door to assistance from other counties and state agencies, said Amy Miller, the county’s emergency management director.
The declaration reads: “that certain conditions have caused, or eminently threaten to ...

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