VINCENNES, Ind. - Officials at a southwestern Indiana utility not only don't want the groundhog to see his shadow, they don't want to see the groundhog.
The Vincennes Water Utilities plans to begin an effort Aug. 18 to rid the Wabash River Levee of the furry rodent best known as a winter prognosticator and immortalized in the Bill Murray movie "Groundhog Day."
Levee superintendent Hunter Pinnell told the Vincennes Sun-Commercial part of the recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' evaluation of the levee mandates that the city immediately put into place a groundhog eradication program.
The burrows created by the groundhogs can endanger the levee.
Pinnell says the traps will pose no threat to humans or other animals. The effort is expected to cost $12,000 and last about a month.
'Twins X 2' kids, family visit RTV6
We met them before they were even born -- and now the "Twins X 2" kids were finally old enough to come meet us.
Greenwood man facing charges in son's death
A 20-year-old Greenwood man was facing felony battery charges in the death of his 2-month-old son.
PD: Human remains found in Bloomington
Human remains were found Wednesday on a vacant lot of a mobile home park in Bloomington, police said.
Inspection puts 29 of 30 buses out of service
A school district was left scrambling after 29 out of 30 buses from one contractor were deemed unsafe.
Zombie-like painting covered up in Lafayette
An artist's depiction of several zombie-like figures on the side of a downtown Lafayette building has been painted over after it drew complaints.
Kokomo 9-month-old critical after gun goes off
Police were investigating after an infant was critically injured by a gunshot wound in Howard County on Wednesday evening.