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The Fosston incinerator would like to take Hubbard County's waste, but currently is at capacity for burning it. An expansion is years in the future. (Submitted photo)

Hubbard County looks at new options for trash disposal

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To burn or not to burn.

That is the question.

Hubbard County commissioners Tuesday mulled over the issue of waste disposal and the future.

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As waste piles up, the options to deal with it seem to become more limited. Currently the county trucks 13,488 tons of garbage to a landfill in Gwinner, N.D., 230 miles away.

Tuesday board members heard a proposal from the Fosston incinerator manager on disposal closer to home.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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