September 26, 2022

Grant County Herald

Community news from the prairie to the lakes

Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course seeks county aid 

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Members of Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course came to the Sept. 6 Grant County Board of Commissioners meeting seeking assistance for repairs and upgrades in the wake of the extensive damage caused by the May 30 tornado

The EF-2 tornado winds, with estimated peak winds of 115 mph, ripped half the roof off the clubhouse with considerable water damage also caused inside the building. On the course, more than 200 trees were flattened or broken by the powerful winds that accompanied the tornado. 

“This tornado was likely wrapped in damaging downburst winds and heavy rain,” the National Weather Service reported.

The club has been operating out of a trailer that was set up near the damaged clubhouse shortly after the storm

Members of the Pomme de Terre Lake public golf course were asking for some of the funds the county received through the federal government’s COVID-19 relief program over the past two years.

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