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Report: Maiden Rock mine not a health threat

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A recent air monitoring study by Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co. shows no ill effects caused by silica sand processing at its Maiden Rock facility, but some of the village’s 120 or so residents remain uneasy about the underground mine located just east of the Mississippi River.


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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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