Wellington Chamber announces Christmas Lighting Contest winners

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced its 2012 Outdoor Christmas Lighting Contest. Wheat Capital Manor won the first place “business category” and David and Jami Kuchar at 1612 N. Day were the residential category winners.The full list is as follows:Business CategoryFIRST PLACE- Wheat Capital Manor- 400 S. C. St.SECOND PLACE- Family Hair Parlor – 215 S. Washington.THIRD PLACE- Mission Thrift Shop – 303 N. Washington.Other participants: The Dore - 114 N. WashingtonMichelle’s Encore Dance Studio - 205 S. WashingtonSlate Creek Books - 106 N. WashingtonWellington Food Bank - 305 S. WashingtonSterling House –  500 N. PlumResidential categoryFIRST PLACE- David and Jami Kuchar – 1612 N. DaySECOND PLACE- Jessie Cornejo – 321 E. 3rd St.THIRD PLACE- Bill and Gloria Walker –  524 E. Lincoln.Other participants: 1502 W. Orchard823 S. Washington1411 Erie Court620 Delrose St915 N. A. St.811 S. Washington929 N. Blaine1504 N. Poplar Posted in: Featured Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments last_img read more

Tuesday August 20th Local Sports

first_imgMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Abreu hit a towering three-run homer in Chicago’s four-run second inning, helping Iván Nova and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4. Nova allowed 10 hits and two runs in 5 1/3 innings. Abreu connected for his 27th homer, driving a Kyle Gibson offering deep to the second deck above the bullpens in left-center field.Minnesota returned home after a 5-1 road trip helped re-establish its control of the AL Central. But the loss to Chicago trimmed the Twins’ advantage in the division to two games over idle Cleveland.Nova (9-9) allowed 10 hits and two runs in 5 1/3 innings, with both runs scoring among Minnesota’s first three batters of the game.Nova improved to 5-0 with a 0.85 ERA in his last six starts. Alex Colomé worked a rocky ninth for his 24th save in 25 chances.Jorge Polanco hit his 18th homer for Minnesota, which leads the league with 241 homers and has an extra-base hit in 79 straight games, the fourth-longest streak in team history.Kyle Gibson (11-6) surrendered five runs in 6 2/3 innings to take the loss. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twins slugger Nelson Cruz has been reinstated from the injured list after the minimum 10-day stay and will play through a ruptured tendon in his left wrist. Cruz ruptured the tendon on Aug. 8, and the Twins feared he would miss significant time. But the team later learned he could play with the injury, and he has told the team he is pain-free. The 39-year-old Cruz is hitting .294 with 32 homers and 76 RBIs. IOWA CITY — Iowa and Iowa State are both in the pre-season Associated Press college football poll released on Monday. Iowa is among seven Big Ten teams in the rankings, as the Hawkeyes are #20. The other Big Ten teams are Ohio State at #5, Michigan at #7, Penn State at #15, Michigan State at #18, Wisconsin at #19, and Nebraska at #24. Iowa State is right behind Iowa in the #21 position in the pre-season rankings. Two other Big 12 teams appear in the pre-season poll with Oklahoma #4 and Texas #10. Clemson is the top team in the pre-season rankings, with Alabama second and Georgia third. Find the full poll here. MASON CITY — Mason City High’s new football coach is settling in to his new job as the season is about to get underway. Brandon Krusey says he’s very excited to get things started.Krusey says part of the learning process for the Mohawk squad has been dealing with the language of his system.Krusey says he’s happy with the number of athletes coming out for football in the sophomore, junior and senior classes.Krusey came to Mason City from Davenport North. He has a career head coaching record of 84-70 with previous stops at North Tama, Grundy Center and Independence. Mason City will scrimmage Forest City as part of the Mohawk Fall Athletics Kickoff event this Friday night at 7 o’clock at Mohawk Field. AMES — Iowa State’s tight end position has developed into a major weapon and has given the Cyclones a more diverse offense. Junior Chase Allen and sophomore Charlie Kolar provide the Cyclones an opportunity to put multiple tight ends on the field.Allen hopes to remain injury free this season. After earning second team All Big 12 honors in 2017 Allen missed five games due to injury last season after a fast start.The Cyclones are 21st in the preseason Associated Press poll. It is their first appearance in the preseason survey in 41 years.Iowa State opens the season August 31st hosting UNI.last_img read more

ABB Installed Over 10000 Fast Chargers Globally

first_imgSource: Electric Vehicle News Nearly 10% of the total falls on Norway.ABB boasts that so far it installed around the world more than 10,500 DC fast chargers for electric vehicles (cars, trucks and buses), across 73 countries.It’s quite an achievement for ABB and a success story of the acquisition of the Dutch Epyon start-up in 2011, which was the foundation for the 50 kW Terra chargers. Later on, Michiel Langezaal from Epyon, become Founder & CEO of Fastned, which of course uses ABB DC fast chargers.ABB news Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on March 8, 2019Categories Electric Vehicle News ABB Becomes Main Charging Supplier For IONITY Interestingly, ABB notes that close to 1,000 DC fast chargers were installed in Norway, which is almost 1/10 of overall volume.Most recently, ABB fast chargers in Norway were ordered by Circle K, which changes its gas stations into energy stations. The deal is for both 50 kW and 175 kW chargers (with an upgrade option to 350 kW).“For Circle K, the high power chargers will help them retain their customers as more switch from petrol and diesel cars to electric vehicles. While motorists previously depended on finding a gas station to fill the tank, electric car owners can power the batteries virtually anywhere, and often in combination with a shopping trip. For gas stations, it is therefore important to be able to offer an EV charging experience that is comparative to ordinary refueling times.” Check Out The 350 kW And150 kW ABB Chargers For Electrify America ABB Hints At Big EV Bus Project – 35 Vehicles, 8 450 kW Chargerslast_img read more