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Under the proposed solid waste ordinance, Hubbard County collectors would be required to formulate a comprehensive storm water drainage plan subject to approval by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and pay a $400 annual licensing fee. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Clean up on horizon for hoarders

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A new solid waste ordinance is aimed at curbing Hubbard County hoarders.

But the new ordinance, if enacted, will refer to them in a more genteel fashion: collectors.

And scroungers, the precursor to hoarders, had better clean up their act, too. It truly is illegal, and has been all along, to pilfer the contents of the solid waste transfer station one by one and move them to your back yard in the name of "recycling."

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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