More wilderness on the altmain?

It is their heart project. And that’s why ulrike geise is also putting a lot of energy into a possible redesign of the altmain between volkach and gerlachshausen.

The river runs for about twelve kilometers between vineyards and meadows. An idyll that fascinates canoeists, tourists and locals alike. The biologist and deputy chairwoman of the nature conservation association in kitzingen now wants to give this section of the river even more naturalness. More dynamic, more wild. "As fliebgewasser, the main is not alive," says geise. How could it.

In the 1950s, the river was developed as a navigable waterway – including the section between volkach and gerlachshausen, which has long since ceased to be navigated by ships.

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Important facts are still missing for forming an opinion on the campus

It looked as if the women’s list could finally work through the issues of the past year. But unfortunately, not all the facts about the projects in question have been clarified yet. There is still a lack of reliable statements and information on the lukas cranach campus issue to enable a general opinion to be formed.

Petra zenkel-schirmer reported on the meeting with representatives of the universities, business enterprises and politics at banz castle, which was intended to show how it was possible to put the lucas cranach campus on a sound footing. "Many things are being discussed, but in all these considerations one must also look at the local economy. There are the local companies to consider, and the raw material of the frankenwald is wood. Could we not realize good ideas there?", said verena alt.

On 17. May will be the "golden apple awarded in the synagogue. Two women are to be honored for their many years of volunteer work.

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Tenant dispute leads uninvolved parties to court

Tenant dispute leads uninvolved parties to court

Actually it was supposed to be a visit at a friend’s house. However, since her landlord refused her access to the courtyard of the house in a village in the district of kitzingen, a young woman allegedly hit him with her car last summer. The man suffered a bruised knee. She was now on trial for the charge of negligent bodily injury.

The witnesses agreed that the 59-year-old landlord of the property stood in front of the defendant’s car on the friday evening in question, thus preventing her from accessing a parking space. He himself did not deny it either. How he came to the ground, however, could not be completely reconstructed even at the end of the trial. As it turned out later, the man was heavily intoxicated at the time of the crime.

Witnesses give contradictory testimony

Before the district court of kitzingen, the defendant claimed that she had not moved her vehicle after the dispute with the landlord. While one of the witnesses claims to have seen the defendant move her vehicle forward, others remembered that she drove backwards. The judge read out the testimony of the defendant’s acquaintance, who was not present as a witness at the trial.

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The walberla river comes back to life

When rehearsals for the 2020 play "omnipotence" were in full swing at the beginning of march, the actors of the walberla stage could not yet imagine that two weeks later the performances would be canceled and social life would be paralyzed. As with many associations, activities were scaled down to zero.

On 28. July 2020, this year’s annual general meeting of the theater association took place in the spacious clubhouse of TSV kirchehrenbach. Even if some clubs have cancelled their annual general meeting 2020 due to the covid19 issue, the board of the walberla bohne agreed that the meeting is necessary: on the one hand, to slowly get the engine of the club going again, on the other hand, to draw a line behind this season and start with new energy. 1. Board member oliver hieber started the meeting by asking the members present to act in a common sense manner with regard to contagion and hygiene, so as not to create a new hotspot. He also thanked the municipality of kirchehrenbach for providing disinfectant for the kirchehrenbach associations.

Even though there were no performances in 2020, the walberla groyne has not been idle since the last annual general meeting. Apart from the donation to the animal shelter in forchheim and the participation in the festival of the associations, the highlight off stage was the participation in the walburga operation in september 2019, in which six actors mimed injured people. In addition, actors were involved in october in the disaster control execution in hirschaid and in an alarm execution of the fire department kirchehrenbach. In december the walberla-buhne took part in the rescue-sanitater-final-call of the red cross on castle feuerstein with two actors. Also in december, two theater children performed a sketch at the community’s christmas party for seniors. In the corona-beginning time also the cap evening took place together with the music club kirchehrenbach. In the middle of march, after consultation with the public order office of forchheim, the performances were canceled or cancelled. Postponed to 2021.

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Grobalarm: fire proves to be half as wild

Grobalarm: fire proves to be half as wild

"Barn fire in geisfeld" was the message that prompted 150 firefighters from about a dozen district fire departments to get into their gear and go out in the early hours of sunday morning. At the time, they still had to assume that there might be a serious danger to people in the middle of the village, possibly between residential buildings.

"But fortunately that was not the case", reports district fire inspector thomas renner, because on site it turned out that only a small shed outside the village was on fire. Neither humans nor animals were in danger. The structure resembling a carport housed heu.

The majority of the team members were able to go home right away. The fire departments from geisfeld, leesten and litzendorf had cleared out the burning hay within an hour to get at the embers and extinguished the fire.

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North korea wants to achieve “balance of power” with u.s

North Korea wants to achieve 'balance of power' with u.s

Seoul/washington (dpa) – despite tougher sanctions, north korea’s strongman kim jong un wants to push ahead with his country’s nuclear weapons program and achieve a military balance with the superpower u.S.

North korea’s nuclear force must be completed for this to happen, state media quoted kim as saying on saturday. Following a new test of a medium-range missile by north korea on friday, the USA made it clear that it was keeping open the possibility of military intervention.

UN security council condemned pjongjang’s latest "provocation". At its meeting in new york, however, the council agreed to take no further steps for the time being. Only on monday, the UN’s most important body tightened sanctions against north korea over its nuclear tests on 3. September.

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Expert does not see a plague of muck in germany

Expert does not see a plague of muck in germany

Many people are currently experiencing a particularly heavy burden, and some are even calling it a plague. According to doreen werner of the leibniz center for agricultural landscape research (ZALF), this is not the case.

"It’s our individual feeling, and it varies a lot," she told the deutsche presse-agentur. Muck plagues occur after flood scenarios, for example in 2013 during the floods along the danube and elbe rivers. At that time, in some regions, more than 20 muck approaches per minute were registered. Of course, there are currently active muckers, said werner, but their appearance is normal.

At the moment, according to the biologist, the conditions for mosquitoes are very good. The weather was dry, but at times there was heavy rain, especially at night. The water did not flow out of flood plains, plugs or wild boar owls so quickly. And where there is water, mosquitoes can develop well at warm temperatures. "The common house mucket (culex pipiens) is also found in every rain barrel."In august, the population is at its densest.

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Expert opinion: spain’s banks need up to 62 billion euros

Expert opinion: spain's banks need up to 62 billion euros

According to diplomats, the euro finance ministers signaled at their meeting in luxembourg on thursday that they wanted to help with emergency loans. Almost two weeks ago, the eurogroup had already promised the spanish banks support of up to 100 billion euros.

However, the official application for the emergency loans is still pending. Economy minister luis de guindos said on the fringes of consultations with his colleagues that the official request would not be made until the next few days. The international monetary fund (IMF) had estimated the financial needs of spanish banks at at least 40 billion euros. Economists have put the figure at 60 to 80 billion euros.

Euro heavyweight spain is under pressure from financial markets over its severe banking crisis and has to pay high risk premiums for its long-term government bonds. Italy, which is heavily indebted, is also in crisis and is increasingly in the focus of the markets.

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Munich’s mastermind wins the brainstorming championship

Munich's mastermind wins the brainstorming championship

They had to memorize several hundred words, pictures and numbers in just a few minutes: memory athletes from all over germany determined their champion in magdeburg.

Reigning mayor simon reinhard from munich succeeded in defending his title. The 39-year-old memory athlete scored around 6800 points in the competition on friday and saturday – almost 1000 more than the runner-up. "That was already a rough lead," said organizer johannes mallow.

15-year-old maja spiolek from braunschweig won the junior category, and 11-year-old johann jan haluschky from torgelow in mecklenburg-vorpommern won the children’s category.

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Hardly affordable in an honorary capacity

Hardly affordable in an honorary capacity

"What will be the future position of the district or city fire chief, or other senior firefighters??" This question was asked by the deputy district chairman karl georg kolb at the 19. County association and commanders’ service meeting. Kolb knows what he’s talking about, since he himself holds the post of city fire chief in aschaffenburg.

"One had to think about it on the municipal level, that the fire department leaders often could no longer do this on a voluntary basis" – a cleanup that did not necessarily evoke storms of enthusiasm, either from the district administrator or from the numerous mayors and mandate holders present. This – in his opinion "revolutionary thought" already a few weeks ago, city fire inspector harald albert briefly mentioned this on the occasion of the annual general meeting of the kissinger fire department. The city fire chief from the lower mainland put this idea into concrete terms.

It may be possible or necessary to employ such firefighters in the building yards or in the town councils, or to provide them with a paid employee, such as a secretary, so that they can continue to do voluntary work despite the enormous increase in paperwork. Unfortunately, there is no clear regulation for this throughout bavaria.

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