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Schaefer Auto in Menahga has been busy this spring with high scrap metal prices causing an overflow. Nearby residents have been complaining about noise and smell coming from the business.

Menahga residents upset about auto business noise

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High scrap metal prices have inundated a Menahga recycling business, prompting complaints from nearby residents about noise and smell.


Several residents attended the Menahga City Council meeting Monday to voice their concerns about Schaefer Auto, located in the city's industrial park. Cars and other metal scraps are crushed at the business. Residents who live near the auto recycling center say it is too noisy.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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