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Complaints by downtown business people about garbage include overflowing containers and trash sitting on the ground next to sidewalks, as this photo taken Feb. 17 shows. (Submitted photo by Stephen Deleski)

Willmar, Minn., mayor to appoint task force to study downtown garbage problem


WILLMAR -- Stephen Deleski says he's sometimes unable to enjoy the deck at his home above his downtown business because the smell from overflowing garbage containers in the neighborhood is unbearable.

When the northeast wind picks up, Deleski says, the smell is nauseating and they have to go inside.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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