Letter: Board deserves thanks for rejecting rule change

To the editor:

The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners met on May 8 to consider changing the county’s land use ordinance as proposed by Circle K Farms and county staff.

The changes would have weakened protections for family farmers, rural residents, and small towns, regarding health and safety issues associated with large factory farming operations.

As reported in area newspapers, the board rejected the proposals by a vote of 4-1.


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