The Nov. 3, 2021, R-C Morning Report

The clouds caught a little color over Jobs Peak on Tuesday evening as the sun set. Photo by Steven Graboff.

The clouds caught a little color over Jobs Peak on Tuesday evening as the sun set. Photo by Steven Graboff.


Genoa, Nev. — The Douglas County Public Library in Minden is expected to reopen today as it recovers from a burst fire sprinkler head that had it closed Monday and Tuesday. Patrons will have to avoid the adult fiction and large book collections while the carpet dries. The Bookmobile is out until Friday while they wait for a part.

At least one person was transported from a collision at Grant Avenue and Highway 395 that was reported just before 6 p.m. Tuesday. As authorities were working that collision a reported erratic driver headed north on Highway 395 through the Pine Nuts. Deputies pulled over the driver well before the accident scene.

A Gardnerville shop clerk was punched by a man who led deputies through the Gardnerville Ranchos before being taken into custody. Reports are that there was a price dispute that led to what may be charged as a battery.

The bid for work on the Seeman Ranch Park came in at $1.3 million well above estimates and about twice what the town has in the budget for the project. The Minden Town Board is being asked to approve the bid and to work on cutting items to bring the cost more in line with the original budget. Minden Town Board meets 5:30 p.m. in the CVIC Hall.

Genoans are scheduled to hear an update from NVEnergy on how the company’s public safety outage program will affect the town’s historic streetlights. The town’s also working on leasing space for additional parking. The Town Board meets 5:30 p.m. in the Genoa Town Hall.

Carson Valley Swim Center won top booth at Trick or Treat Safety Street which saw very nearly 1,900 people on Sunday with 908 children. They gave away 32 bicycles, scooters and skateboards.

After a warm, sunny day today, we’re looking at a change in the weather with possible rain starting Thursday, Saturday and Monday. The forecast calls for a high of 70 degrees today with the wind out of the west at 5 mph.

Kurt Hildebrand is editor of The Record-Courier. Reach him at


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