Snow Retreats, Deluge Follows


Pictured is County Road W14, south of Coldwater Creek Road. Photo courtesy Winneshiek County Roads

The possibility of flooding became a reality.

Notice from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office by email March 13 said the Fayette County Secondary Roads Department was asking gravel roads be avoided by large vehicles and heavy equipment. The roads were “rapidly deteriorating,” the notice said with “travel hazardous in many areas.”

The full article appears in the Calmar Courier.