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Published July 17, 2011, 09:31 PM

Northwood still feeling impact of storm

People in Northwood are still cleaning up from the weekend storms that tore through the small community.

Heavy rain and high winds caused extensive damage. Tree branches and other debris litter yards, streets, and parking lots. Homeowners are pumping water from their basements. The town is using a garbage truck to cleanup. Matt Evanson of Northwood Police says,"Winds about 70 miles per hour, heavy rain, did a lot of damage to branches, knocked down a tree, branches in the street. A lot of garbage and debris got blown into the street, couple of fences got destroyed."