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Letter: Your front yard


April 24, 2020

Hubert Humphrey, as quoted in the Pine Knot News last week, said in Cloquet in 1970: “Every lake in this state is part of your front yard. When people start polluting the air, polluting the rivers, dumping their sewage into the lakes and rivers, spewing up their smoke and fumes into the atmosphere, what they’re really doing is taking a great big garbage truck and just driving up to your house and dumping it.”

This quote gives people the realistic perspective of what is happening in our world today. No one wants a garbage truck to come and dump trash in their front yard. Would they? H...

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