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December 7, 2022



Editor’s note: We’ve discovered that the Dec. 4, 1997 edition is missing from our bound archives, so we’re unable to review the news from that particular date.

Dec. 7, 1972

The Corps of Engineers will be tearing down the 30-year-old Wiley Creek Dam in Foster to return the stream to its natural, free-flowing state because the dam no longer fills a purpose and has been creating log jams after every large runoff in the creek.

Fish ladders were severely damaged during the January flood stage.

Tucker Crane Services in Springfield won the bid at $28,950 to tear down the 100-foot long, 3...



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