Oyens Still Must Boil Water
The town of 116 people conducted some shock chorinating procedures over the weekend in hopes to kill the bacteria. Cheri Christman is the mayor of Oyens. She says tests samples were submitted to a laboratory today for the latest analysis.
Christman doesn't know how the e-coli bacteria got into the water supply. One possibility could be from rain run-off. However, she says the town does have an old well, and she suspects it could be because of deteriorating casings.
(Hull) -- A tractor accident near Hull has claimed the life of an 81 year old. LeRoy Dykstra of Hull was driving his 1950's Ferguson tractor up a steep hill while pulling a tree. The tractor overturned and landed on top of Dykstra, pinning him underneath. Dykstra was transported to the Hegg Memorial Health Center in Rock Valley where he was pronounced dead.
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been scheduled to speak at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. His speech Oct. 7 is part of the William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture series.
Before his speech. Blair will be questioned by six Buena Vista students on issues pertaining to American democracy and free enterprise. The lecture series gives students and faculty members a chance to ask world leaders about important and timely issues.
Previous speakers include former President George H.W. Bush, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former British Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major.
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