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Destructive Pest
6:42 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Galesburg Implements Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Plan

The Emerald Ash Borer
Credit emeraldashborer.info

Galesburg is urging residents to take a proactive approach now that the Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in the city.

Larry Cox, Director of Public Works, said property owners should determine whether they have any ash trees. If they do, the trees should be checked for signs of the destructive pest.

Typically, branches at the top of an infected tree will die off first and more will die in the following years. The bugs are smaller than a penny and attach to the top of trees so it’s easier to spot signs of the Emerald Ash Borer than it is to see the insect itself.

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Old Middle School to be Demolished
4:03 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

West Burlington Approves Asbestos Removal

West Burlington City Hall

West Burlington is moving ahead with plans to demolish a former school.

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Program to Begin Jan. 1
6:59 am
Tue December 11, 2012

GRRWA to Recycle E-Waste

The Great River Regional Waste Authority will stop disposing of electronic waste on January 1.

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New Rule on Food for Animals as well as Humans
3:28 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

New FDA Requirement Affects Feed Mills

WIU Professor Dr. Carol Longley

A new food safety requirement that goes into effect at the end of the year affect those that manufacture food both for animal and human consumption. Facilities that "manufacture, process, pack or hold food" for both animals  and people must register with the FDA by December 31st.

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Deadline for Completion Approaching
11:21 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Keokuk Trying to Finish Sewer Work

Keokuk City Council

Keokuk wants to finish some sewer work within the next few weeks.

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