Lightning struck the scale at the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency yesterday, causing significant damage. The scale is currently being repaired. Officials request that only essential loads be delivered today. They will estimate weight and charges.
There has been a water line break impacting Marion County Rural Water customers in Attica, Pershing, areas north and west of Bussey, areas south of Flagler, and areas south of Knoxville – a boil order will be in place for those areas once water service is restored.
Windstream Communications is reporting that 300 phone lines and corresponding internet signals remain out in Knoxville, and technicians are currently working to mitigate the outage.