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The Hubbard County Board of Commissioners wants county residents to clean up their property. But even taking property owners to court and getting a judge's order to clean up the premises has not worked in the past. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Hubbard County lake residents concerned about 'junky yards'

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As Hubbard County continues to tweak amendments to its solid waste ordinance defining what constitutes a junkyard, residents continue to put the heat on to curtail "junky yards."


They are especially offensive in lake areas, some Long Lake residents maintain.

A chronic problem on the lake's southeast shore may get a second look by county prosecutors.

The resident, Thomas Peterson, was briefly jailed a couple years ago and ordered to clean up his lot.

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