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Pierce County's Spring Clean Sweep and Pharmaceutical Event will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22, at the Pierce County Solid Waste/Recycling Department, 707 N. Maple St., Ellsworth. The event will provide free disposal of unwanted medications, pesticides, fertilizers, solvents, fuels, cleaning agents, lead, oil and latex-based paints, and other chemicals from households and farmers. A charge may be applied for large loads of household hazardous waste or paint.
A month after returning from sunny Florida in early March, I was suffering an open-water fishing deficit. I couldn't resist when my brother-in-law Ken invited me to go fishing with him on the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. The word was out that the yellow perch were biting on Wiggle Waggle Slough.
On March 29, the United Kingdom sent a letter to the European Union invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the two-year separation process. It's fair to wonder why Americans and particularly those of us in the Heartland should care about U.K.-EU relations. If the "special relationship" between the United States and the U.K. isn't enough to warrant concern, surely trade between the two countries is.
The season's first winter storm is forecasted to blow in Friday, Nov. 18, with as much as a foot of snow, though eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin counties should escape the brunt of it. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard and winter storm watch for western and northern Minnesota, with difficult to impossible driving conditions possible by late Friday morning. The east metro, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin are forecasted to receive less than an inch of snow.
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