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This sinklehole has a small opening but beneath it was at least five feet in diameter and four feet deep.

Sinkhole opens up in middle of Hwy. 35 in Hager City

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HAGER CITY - A small sinkhole cracked open right in the middle of Hwy. 35 south near its intersection with Hwy. 63 yesterday evening.


Mike Hawkins of Bay City, made the discovery of the sinkhole around 7 p.m. Tuesday and put down two jugs of Prestone anti-freeze to keep drivers turning south on Hwy. 35 away from it. He said he saw a small crack in the road in the same spot a few days ago.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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