Air Time


With his communications equipment, Calmar Police chief Joe Ward poses Oct. 8 at city hall. Photo by Michael Hohenbrink    

A drive through Winneshiek County right now will turn up some views of fall foliage, but one aspect can produce some headaches.

“….Winneshiek County’s topography poses many issues for emergency services,” said Winneshiek County Emergency Management Director Sean Snyder by email Oct. 5. “Though very beautiful, it is problematic. There are several places throughout the county where cell phones and our radios do not work….”

A call home about dinner is not the only thing interrupted.

Read more in the Oct. 16 edition of the Calmar Courier.