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Brown piles of manure sit about 100 feet from the end of Dorothy Pohl's driveway off County Road 13 south of Nevis. She says the stench has driven her indoors, particularly on windy days. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Hubbard County woman's new neighbor flunks smell test

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It was when the 15th truckload of manure arrived that Dorothy Pohl lost her patience.

It is one of the downsides to living in the country.


Across Hubbard County 13 100 feet from the end of her driveway, a neighboring farmer piled turkey manure in a field.

Prevailing west winds carry the scent right into her home.

"My Thanksgiving company won't be able to smell the turkey!" the visibly distraught 76-year-old said.

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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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