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Lighting starts fire that seriously damaged W. Quincy hog building

by Patty Cheffey A lightening strike during last Wednesday’s storm resulted in a fire that destroyed a hog confinement facility belonging to Roger Sutter in the West Quincy area. Lightening struck a transformer poll next to the office area of the hog barn, taking out the electrical system. “So the alarms didn’t go off to…

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Palmyra student semifinalist in NASA essay contest

Future Engineers and NASA have announced 155 semifinalists in the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest, a national competition that asked K-12 students to imagine leading a one-week expedition at the Moon’s South Pole.  One of these semifinalists is Livia Bross, of  Palmyra. “The feelings are nervousness and excitement,” said Bross of what it’s like to…

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New city budget approved

The Palmyra City Council  last Thursday gave unanimous approval to a budget totaling $7,744,045 for all departments including the Board of Public Works. That represents a drop of more than $200,000 from the previous year’s budget. The BPW tightened its belt with a $7,744,045 budget for the coming year, down from $7,961,484. The electrical department…

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