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A sign indicates some of the feelings in Diamond Bluff against the proposal. Photo by Mike Longaecker - Red Wing Republican-Eagle.

Plan to haul river sand through Pierce County town criticized

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DIAMOND BLUFF--The route from the river to its final resting place for a stockpile of sand goes through Diamond Bluff.

Right through the heart of a residential neighborhood, in fact, and that's what has many residents of the Southern Pierce County community concerned. Approximately 70 people attended a town board meeting Thursday, where plans for the sand's relocation were debated.


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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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