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Plumes of sediment build up along the Cannon Valley Trail in a photo from last August. Without a fix, sediment will continue to pile up after each storm and threaten to pollute the Cannon River. Photo taken by Dale Grove, Stantec Consulting Services.

Tackling erosion cycle

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With spring showers approaching, a coalition has formed to look into repairing an erosion problem that for years has dumped piles of sand onto the Cannon Valley Trail.

The city of Red Wing, Goodhue County and the Cannon Valley Trail Joint Powers Board plan to split a $7,500 fee to hire Stantec Consulting Services to outline repair options for the trail.

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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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