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Natural selection: Wetlands reclaim county ditch 23

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Mother knows best when it comes to the literal law of the land. A public hearing regarding nature's reclamation of wetlands in County Ditch 23 opened Tuesday's Douglas County Commissioners' meeting.


Petitioner Jeanne Adams requested abandonment of the upper portion of Branch 17 and all of Branch 18 along with removal of assessed areas of County Ditch 23. The area is south of Blue Jay Way in Ida Township.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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