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WISCONSIN STATE NEWS BRIEFS: State Supreme Court says economics can be a factor in lake levels


MADISON - For the first time, the State Supreme Court has told the DNR to consider the economic impact of the water levels it sets on lakes. In a 4-to-3 decision today, the justices ruled in favor of the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District in Rock and Jefferson counties.

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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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