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Plan Commissioner Training Registration

Registration is now open for new Plan Commissioners in Towns, Villages and Cities. Trainings are held in local municipal buildings or by agreed upon locations. Face to face and one on one trainings are being scheduled. Just simply contact our office to make the time. One hour to 3 hour sessions can be arranged based […]

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Test Well Water for Bacteria in the Spring

Spring is an important time of year for people who rely on well water or a private well for their drinking water supply. The groundwater which supplies your well starts as precipitation in the form of melting snow and spring rains. In the spring, precipitation recharges the groundwater supply. Because this recharge of groundwater can […]

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Recall of cut melons due to Salmonella risk

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announceda nationwide foodborne illness outbreak investigation tied to cut melons.  As of April 12, 2019, 93 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Carrau have been reported from nine states: Alabama 1, Illinois 5, Indiana 18, Kentucky 16, Michigan 19, Minnesota 3, Missouri 3, Ohio 27, Wisconsin 1. The […]

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YQCA Training Rescheduled

The cancelled April 11 Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 pm at the Pound Town Hall (W8484 County Road B, Coleman). If you previously registered for the April 11 YQCA training through yqca.org, no further action is needed on your part as the […]

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Safe Handling of Cooked Rice

“I received a question about the safety of reheating cooked rice. It seems that internet sites caution against reheating rice (at all), or reheating rice only once, or storing cooked rice for only 1 day before eating and/or discarding. Another site suggested that rice had to reheated; in other words that it was dangerous to eat cooked rice without reheating.  […]

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