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WI DNR investigating manure spill near Cashton


November 18, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is assisting with the investigation of a manure spill that occurred in northern Vernon County which resulted in a fish kill in Knapp Creek.

On the evening of Oct. 30, land-applied manure from Mlsna East Town Dairy left the intended application site and ran into an unnamed tributary to the west of Knapp Valley Road in Westby. Manure ultimately entered Knapp Creek south of the Mlsna Dam. The dairy reported to the DNR an estimated 3,000 gallons of m...

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