Seven Kansas utility crews help restore power to devastated Kiowa
August 9, 2017
Kiowa, Kansas, City Administrator Lou Leone couldn't say enough positive things about city employees, out-of-town crews and the people of Kiowa and their reaction to the worst storm Kiowa has ever seen in longtime residents' memories.
As is evident throughout the pages of the Newsgram this week, the excessively high wind storm, driving rain and bullet-like hail caused devastation throughout the community. The storm hit the community Saturday between 6 and 7 p.m.
Leone said he called for the mutual aid agreement with KMU (Kansas Municipal Utilities) and the KMEA (Kansas Municipal Energy Age...