Local News Monday 12/30/13
Bundle up if you’re headed
outside today. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until noon today with wind
chill values at 10 to 25 below zero this morning. High temperatures will remain
in the single digits until New Year’s Day. Overnight lows will be in the single
digits to below zero for most of the week.
Radio Network)-It’s bitterly cold this morning as we get a late December visit
from Jack Frost, and that can lead to frostbite. Doctor Mike Halberg of St.
says it’s a serious matter if you’re exposed. He says frostbite can lead to
tissue damage to extremities like fingers and toes. He says hypothermia can
also result in lowering your body temperature to less than 95 degrees if people
are out to long in the cold or aren’t sufficiently bundled up against the cold.
His advice: don’t spend a lot of time outside, but if you need to be, take
extra care to bundle up. And probably put off the ice skating or jogging.
Fatal Snowmobiling Accident
DNR officials say a
snowmobiling accident in
It happened Friday afternoon around 1 p.m. near
Speed and snow conditions may have been factors in the mishap.
Plymouth School Board
President Passes Away
its board president. 53-year-old Mark
Rhyan passed away on Christmas Day due to pancreatic cancer. The former executive vice president and chief
operations officer at Sargento Foods was first elected to the Plymouth Board of
Education in 2008, won reelection in 2011, and served as board president all
those years. Board vice president Tim St. Clair will take over as president. A
public memorial service will be held January 1 at 4 p.m. at the Plymouth High
Snowmobile Trails Closed
Dodge County’s Manager of
Parks and Trails Bill Ehlenbeck informs us that zones 2,3,4 and 5 of the
County’s Snowmobiling Trail System are closed. Zone 1 remains open. Saturday
and Sunday’s warm temperatures and sunshine deteriorated the trails to bare
ground in many areas of the system. The ATV Trail on the Wild Goose Trail from
Hwy 60 to Hwy 49 in
According to the