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Mining ordinance ready for final approval

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Goodhue County Planning and Advisory Commission met Monday for a public hearing on the county's mining ordinance, voting unanimously to make two additions and send it to County Board for approval.


"We had some good comments that were brought up," said Commissioner Dan Rechtzigel at a County Board meeting Tuesday morning.

Rechtzigel offered two additions to the ordinance regarding health and environmental impacts of potential frac sand mining in the county.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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