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Uncovered trash leads to extra fee


NEW LONDON -- Spring cleaning can reduce the mess in garages and homes, but it can make a new mess on roads and ditches, especially on the routes to the sanitary landfill.

About half of the garbage loads that come to the Kandiyohi County landfill do not follow the simple rule of having garbage covered, according to Mary Fostervold, who checks and weighs each load that comes into the county landfill on U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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