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Trustees discuss future of Ewing's historic water tower


January 21, 2021

LuAnn Schindler

Future use • Whether Ewing's old water tower should be dismantled or maintained was discussed during the village's Jan. 11 meeting. No decision was made.

Pros and cons of maintaining Ewing's iconic water tower, after the new tower moves online, were discussed during the village trustee's Jan. 11 meeting.

Trustee Dustin Wright said, "I feel there's people that don't want it down."

Village engineer, Reed Miller, of Miller and Associates Consulting Engineers, P.C., of Kearney,said he understands the associated memories.

"It's hard and people want to keep it. The real cost though becomes the maintenance when it starts rusting and running down," he said. "That's one of the reasons we wanted to go to a new tower."

Miller asked if the tower would b...

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