Dunn County approves land purchase of 20 acres for $175,000

By LeAnn R. Ralph

MENOMONIE  —  The Dunn County Board has approved purchasing 20 acres to expand the county’s solid waste and recycling center on state Highway 29 west of Menomonie.

The 20 acres is directly west of the existing facility, and the property will be purchased for $8,750 per acre from Justin Merritt for a total price of $175,000, said Morgan Gerk, director of Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling, at the county board’s March 15 meeting.

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