Sonic booms shake area Sunday

The Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office is calling loud, ground-shaking sounds heard Sunday evening sonic booms, probably from military aircraft.

Captain Rob Danielson said a caller from the Hanover area around 5 p.m. Dec. 3 said the booms shook the house. Other reports of the sound came from Storm Lake and Cherokee.

There was no forewarning by the military, if that’s what caused the noise. 

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