Barrels with explosive devises tossed back into Lake Superior; New tax reciprocity agreement close; Mining bill clears Assembly; more briefs

March 8, 2013 at 3:16 am in Hudson Star-Observer

Wisconsin News
Officials say there were no high levels of toxic or hazardous chemicals in 25 barrels of old military waste pulled from Lake Superior, but 22 barrels had thousands of tiny explosive devices and were thrown back into the lake. After four years of negotiations, Minnesota and Wisconsin tax officials say they are within $6 million of a new reciprocal tax agreement.
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