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Hurricane Isaac (2012)

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  • LeaderShop service trip builds skills, confidence in teens

    LeaderShop service trip builds skills, confidence in teens
    Teens from the LeaderShop program in La Grange returned home from a service trip with two sets of building skills, each as important as the other.
  • Officials worry residents not ready for hurricane season

    Officials worry residents not ready for hurricane season
    Going a decade without a hurricane leaves emergency management officials worried that local residents have storm-prep amnesia. Hurricane Wilma, which damaged roofs and knocked out power for millions when it swept across Florida in 2005, was the last...

    Hurricane season brings hype, hope, sweaty memories

    Hurricane season brings hype, hope, sweaty memories
    When I first moved to Florida, I thought hurricane season seemed kind of exciting: howling winds outside; boozy parties inside. It all sounded like a real gas. Reality, however, smacked me upside the head with 105 mph winds. Nothing changes your...

    DuPage County to compete for federal grant to fix flooding problems

    DuPage County is vying for federal dollars that would help address persistent flooding problems throughout the area. The county is throwing its hat into the National Disaster Resilience Competition, an effort aimed at helping local communities rebuild...

    Village to have outreach meeting on flood insurance maps

    The village of Wellington and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working to update Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the area. These maps reflect the level of flood hazard for residents' properties and are used by insurers to determine flood...