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Experts caution against overexposure to loud toys

December 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Michael Brun

  

RED WING, Minn. — The holidays can be a noisy time as children pop in the batteries to their new toys and turn them on.

But more than an occasional annoyance, sound effects on some electronic games and devices…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Matheson Plant noise quiets Tuesday

July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Southeast Dickinson residents hoping for relief from the constant noise generated by the Matheson Tri-Gas plant may have to wait longer. A group of residents protested the noise emitted by the plant located in the KLD Industrial Park along Sixth Avenue Southeast at Monday’s Dickinson City Commission meeting. Continue Reading

Gas plan noise gets on nerves of Dickinson residents

July 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Residents of southeast Dickinson are not happy with their new neighbor Matheson Tri-Gas.
The plant, located in the KLD Industrial park along Ninth Avenue Southeast, creates pure oxygen and nitrogen at consumable grade. The company began testing in mid-June and has been running 24/7 since early July, creating a noise that has residents on pins and needles.
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Engine brakes disturbing residents

July 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The residents who live in a subdivision 2 miles north on Highway 22 in Stark County hope a request for signs will help lessen the sound of loud vehicles. Continue Reading

Trees fail to hush pipeline noise in North Dakota

July 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A Canadian pipeline company’s attempt to muffle noise by planting trees around a pump station in southeast North Dakota isn’t working and may have made things worse, neighbors say. Continue Reading

Manning wants quiet: Dunn County Commission investigates county-wide noise ordinance

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANNING Noisy semi truck traffic in Manning has sparked debate among Dunn County commissioners about drafting a noise ordinance for the entire county. Continue Reading

Hastngs, Minn., considers screech machine to drive rogue teens from parks

June 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

it’s considering installing the SonicScreen which emits a high-pitched screech heard only by young people. Continue Reading

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GF’s ‘Quiet Zone’ to Take Effect by End of Summer

March 29, 2011 in WDAZ

That pesky train horn will soon blow no more in Grand Forks. Grand Forks is accepting a $225,000 grant from the state to help improve 10 crossings along 55th street, 42nd street and the downtown area. Continue Reading

Airing concerns

September 23, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

U.S. Air Force officials say expanding their flight practice area should have minimal impact on residents, but some question how minimal the impact will be. Continue Reading