Frac Sand Ban Renewed For Another 12 Months In Houston County
Twelve more months should give them enough information on whether to support frac sand mining...
Houston County commissioners have voted today to continue a ban on sand mining until next March, because they want more time to study the effect of mining on health and public safety. A resolution continuing the moratorium says that the ban could be extended again a year from now, or it could be ended sooner if the county decides to allow mining.
Pentagon Wants Base Closures Again
Will Fort McCoy be on the chopping blocks if base closures get a round 2? The
Fluoride Decision Possible From Holmen Committee This Week
The village of Holmen could move another step closer this week to restoring fluoridation...
Village board members had hoped to resume the chemical treatment in the water system by April 1st, following a two-year suspension. But the board also approved a switch in the type of chemical used for preventing tooth decay. And Dean Olson in the public works office says a committee will have to decide whether a switch is worth the anticipated cost. Olson says it's definitely too late to put another fluoride referendum on the Holmen ballot for this April. That might have to wait until a scheduled election in 2014.
No Good Deed . . .
Some people just don't know how to say thank you. Or, it seems that way