Saturday , 26 May 2018

May 9, 2018 E-News

Mishicot flood leads to sewage system backup, water in six homes and businesses:  Six homes and businesses in the areas of Main and Washington streets in Mishicot were flooded after heavy rains last weekend led to a backed-up sewage system.

Green Bay family struggling after flood from water main break:  Matt and Brooke Sorenson say they’re facing thousands of dollars in repair costs after a water main break near their Green Bay home resulted in their basement filling with 55 inches of water.

EPA investigates possible groundwater contamination in central Wisconsin as worries grow:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigated potential groundwater contamination in central Wisconsin this week after longstanding complaints over the health impact farms may pose to drinking water.

Metallic mining moratorium moves forward:  The Marinette County Development Committee voted 7-0 on Tuesday to recommend that the full county board adopt an ordinance establishing an 18-month moratorium on the permitting and/or development of metallic mines.

Dog rescued from Colorado wastewater treatment plant:  A 2-year-old English mastiff led astray by an escape-prone hound dog is happy to be home, but still stinks after being found stranded in muck at a wastewater treatment plant in Colorado.

Quote:  “Newfoundland dogs are good to save children from drowning, but you must have a pond of water handy and a child, or else there is no profit in boarding a Newfoundland.”  Josh Billings

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