Surviving to honor her memory are her daughters: Brittanua Clark and her husband Landon of Cedar City, Utah, Nicole Lewis and her husband Don of Phoenix, AZ, Tristian Burton and her husband Chris of Ogden, Utah, Sahra Barker-Hastings of Wellington; and 11 grandchildren. Shanette was born the daughter of Robert and Vivian (Hiddleston) Nielson in Sevier County, Utah on June 12, 1960. She graduated from the Richfield High School. Shanette Edgington, 52, of Wellington died, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at her home.Memorial Services will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 2 at New Life Chapel in Udall. A memorial has been established to help with funeral expenses and may be left with the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home. Arrangements are with the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home of Wellingto. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.hawksfuneralhome. Shanette is preceded in death by her parents.
MALVERN — Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the Army Corps of Engineers should give flood control a higher priority in its management plan for the Missouri River.Grassley spoke with a crowd of farmers and others from the agriculture industry at a town hall in Malvern late Friday afternoon. “The environmental issues worry more about animals than you do people. I think people ought to be the prime concern of the federal government,” Grassley said and the crowd applauded.Grassley says the dams along the Missouri River were funded by a 1944 federal law called the Flood Control Act. “Now you’ve got 10 other things they take into consideration and flooding — I don’t even know whether it’s the primary one,” Grassley said. “…We spent three years after the 2011 flood (addressing Army Corps-related issues) and it looks like we accomplished nothing.”Grassley spent Friday touring flood damage in southwest Iowa with USDA Undersecretary Bill Northey and Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig