This page contains Official
Information of Municipalities, Organizations, and Businesses in Manitowoc
County related to "Hail Storm 2000" damage and recovery. Look to this
page for official and accurate information.
Storm damaged stain glass windows in St. John's
Church at Newtonburg were repaired the second week of October 2000 by
Oakbrook Esser Studios.
This storm and storm recovery portion
of this site was last updated May 26, 2001. As of July 1, 2002,
the continued hosting and availability of this site is financially
supported by local private business advertising. During the winter of 2003/04 the
original URL has been converted to a
St. Nazianz Wisconsin community web site
which the storm coverage portion will continue to be available, though
bookmarks for any pages will have to be updated to match the new URL of
this storm section:
Quote of the week: "No man can tell whether he is
rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He
is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has."
--Henry Ward Beecher
Many other pages on this site are unofficial and contain information
provided by residents, contractors, and volunteers. Most photos are
New pictures continue to be posted as available in the Photos
As Official Information becomes outdated or "less relevant"
it is removed from this opening page and put in the Past
Official Info section.
-- Happenings and tidbits --
Well, if you found us here, you realized our old address (URL) is no more,
and hopefully we can stay here indefinitely! This summer you can expect
this site to shift to a general community (St. Nazianz) web in which the storm
damage and recovery history section will become just another part. The new
site will contain community news, meeting schedules, and will offer email for
board members. If you have any ideas for what you'd like to see here,
please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As of Sept 29, 2000 we are accepting paid advertising to support
expanded hosting of this site. If your business would like to be seen on
the internet and assist us in continuing to very affordably make the latest news
and photos available to your potential customers, please contact the webmaster
by email or telephone 920.693.3141 for details. Your name, logo, and web
page links could be here along with our current sponsors:
February 7, 2001
There will be a community Memorial
Celebration on May 12, 2001 to commemorate the storm of 2000. Everyone is
invited to join with us in remembering the past and celebrating our recovery and
future! <See Latest Details>.
Tuesday November 21, 2000
Community Development Block Grant details
clarified in press release.
Wednesday Sept 27, 2000
State of Wisconsin has awarded Manitowoc
County a Community Development Block Grant to assist in the rehabilitation of
housing units damaged during the storm. <See
details of press release>.
Monday June 26
4:00 PM Amended article from
Hawkins, Ashe, Babtie and Company, LLP, relating to tax consequences of storm
damage losses. If you found the June 16 article of interest please
Tuesday June 20
Noon While we previously offered a
link to the Illinois
Extension Disaster Resource Center, we are now getting feedback from staff
on the volume and quality of materials available there for all aspects, ranging
from sanitation and cleaning to financial and emotional recovery. Please check
it out if you are looking for any resources or ideas. There is also a
great collection of information for educators and professionals at the Extension
Disaster Education Network.
Friday June 16
Friday June 9
9:30 AM SBA announces toll free
phone access to Disaster Assistance Office between 6AM and 5PM Monday
9:00 AM "Damage to farms in the St. Nazianz
and the surrounding area may provide an impetus for farmers to improve or expand
their operations". The Wisconsin Department of Commerce offers the Dairy
2020 matching-grant program to assist in that purpose. Further
Wednesday June 7
8:00 AM USDA Farm Service Agency announces 3.75% loans
for farmers. Details on FSA Loans.
Friday June 2
Ongoing Current Issues:
June 5 Posting on Contractors
and Contracts from Wisconsin Dept of Agriculture Trade and Consumer
May 27 There is now a public St.
Nazianz Storm and Recovery Discussion section of this web site, we invite your
May 26 2:00 PM Manitowoc County Human Services has provided a resource
directory now available on-line in this site.
May 24 We have added a Feedback
section to find out from viewers what they think about our web page, and
ideas for improvement.
May 18 No residents of any the storm damaged
area should do or allow any digging including stump grinding, mail box posts, or
excavating, without first getting approval through Diggers Hotline at
800-242-8511. Emergency service has been arranged for, there is no charge
to residents for this service. When calling Diggers Hotline, state that
this is for the St. Nazianz wind storm.
Meteorologists are now saying the storm was not a tornado, but a
"thunderstorm super cell moist micro burst"!
To review any other announcement or official
statements that are now less relevant, please check out Past
This is the end of Official Information at this time.
This page was last updated on
02/21/07 11:40 AM
When you walk through a storm hold your head up high and
don't be afraid of the dark. At the end of a storm is a golden sky
and the sweet silver song of a lark. Walk on through the wind, walk
on through the rain, though your dreams be tossed and blown. Walk
on, walk on, with hope in your heart and you'll never walk alone.
You'll never walk alone.
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