June 20, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Barb Fuerstenberg had sent the last of her daycare charges home and was starting to make supper when she noticed it had started to get quite warm in the house.
“I was just sweating,” she said about the indoor climate. “(Husband) Steve came home and said, ‘Why is it so hot in here?’ We looked at the thermostat, and it was 79 degrees inside.” Continue Reading
April 3, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Things are heating up at the sheriff’s office in Douglas County literally.
Recent summertime temperatures this spring have revealed a broken air-conditioning unit in the jail administration area. Sheriff Troy Wolbersen brought the item before the county commissioners on March 27.
Two options were presented: Replace the compressor, which uses outdated refrigerant, or replace the entire air-conditioning unit. Johnson Controls and Ellingson Plumbing and Heating submitted cost estimates for each option. Continue Reading