A mini van was struck by a tree on Hwy. 22 in Marion County. The driver was transported to a local hospital. (Credit: Kevin Henson)

Tree lands on van, driver extricated

A 70-foot tree fell and landed on top of a minivan. The driver was extricated and taken to a hospital. He is expected to survive.

A road near Independence Bridge in Marion County was closed because of high water, Feb. 16, 2014 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

Floods close roads; heavy rain expected

The soaking rains put the Pudding River in Aurora above flood stage Sunday afternoon, and a road near Independence Bridge in Marion County w…

Team Hill's Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers moves the ball against Team Webber's Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz during the Rising Star NBA All Star Challenge Basketball game, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star weekend

Portland’s Damian Lillard was the first person to compete in three All-Star Saturday events, adding that to Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge …