Mary Morgan teacher wins over 5th graders with caring personality

Ken Franchi teaches 5th grade at Mary Morgan Elementary School in Byron, and he is our latest Teacher of the Week.

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Soggy weather is expected this evening and this weekend

Soggy weather is expected this evening and this weekend

The evening rain won't be heavy, but will be persistent for a while.

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