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Garfield man faces fine for violating federal wetland easement

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A Garfield man was recently found guilty of constructing a road through a federally protected wetland on his own property.

Based on evidence presented during a two-day bench trial last August, Judge Leo I. Brisbois issued a written order on January 4 convicting James Bosek of one misdemeanor count of filling a wetland that was subject to a federal easement under the National Wildlife Refuge System Act.


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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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