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ILYIII~,."~ I i] I I| I I (;nnlineO rOl)un l lassifieds % To Place an ad -- h 274-6136 or 1-800-410 1859 Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Page 9 For Sale House for Sale: Two bedroom, central air. New carpet/paint. Hardwood flooring. Basement family room. 608 Elm Ave., Westbrook. $62,500. Lee, 507- 829-3030. Rentals WESTBROOK: Pets welcome! Two-bedroom units now available. Call Linda, 507-360- 8959. www. Iloydmanage- mentinc.com. Equal Housing Opportunity provider. For Rent: 2BR, 1 bath. Appliances furnished, water and garbage paid. No smok- ing, no pets. Deposit with garage at Brookview Apts., 850 Adams, Westbrook. Call 507- 274-5900. For Rent: One bedroom apart- ments at Westwood Apts., 801 8th St., Westbrook. Appliances, heat and garbage removal included. Call 507-274-5624. Farm Equipment NEW & USED FEED MIXERS; scale repair, liners, augers, flighting, bearings, chain, etc. www.postequip.com. Post Equipment, Rock Valley, IA, 712-476-4500. Services MCCARTY MOTORS 'q'he Place To Go" for outdoor power equipment. Snapper, Country Clipper, Briggs & Stratton, Kohler, Tecumseh. 712-472- 3257, Rock Rapids, IA. DENNY'S SANITATION can take care of all your disposal needs. Commercial, residential, farm pick up, roll off service and dumpster rentals. Call 712- 472-2293. rWanted WANTED: SCRAP IRON, OLD CARS, etc. S155.00/ton Isubject to change). Roll-off dumpsters, certified scale. B&C Metals, Rock Valley, IA, 712-476-4500. Work Wanted CUSTOM LARGE SQUARE BALING. Alfalfa, grass & straw. No job too far. David Kramer 507-967-2140 or 507-360- 9963. MDA warning homeowners about grass cliP t nlgmS from lawns treated prelts .... 2 ~ The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is advising homeowners and applicators not to compost grass clippings from lawns treated with DuPont's Imprelis herbicide, and not to spread grass clippings or use them as mulch around trees, ornamental beds or in gar- dens. MDA and officials in other states started receiving reports in June linking the use of Imprelis (active ingre- dient: aminocyclopyrachlor) with damage to coniferous trees, primarily White pine, and White and Norway spruce. Reported symptoms included twisting and curl- ing, possibly followed by browning of needles, shoots and branch tips. Injury has also been seen on other orna- mental plants and deciduous trees. Recently, the EPA and DuPont have taken action to remove the product from the marketplace. Imprelis is primarily mar- keted to and used by lawn care companies and other professional applicators for control of broadleaf weeds such as dandelion, ground ivy and clover. According to MDA Pesticide and Fertilizer Division Director Grog Buzicky, grass clippings from lawns treated with Imprelis herbicide may still contain enough of the prod- uct to damage some plants. "We want to make sure people understand that there may be a related impact if using grass clippings from yards where this product was used," Buzicky said. "Homeowners should not spread Imprelis-treated grass clippings near trees, other ornamental plants or gardens. If clippings are not left on the lawn, they can be disposed of in the trash, but only where allowed by local yard waste regulations. Clippings should not be added to garden com- post or collected for corn- posting facilities." Homeowners who hired a lawn care company to treat their lawns in 2011 and now are seeing signs of damage to their trees or ornamental plants should contact their lawn service provider to report the damage. Concerned homeowners may also con- tact DuPont's Imprelis hot- line at 866-796-4783. For more information, visit MDA's website at http:// www.mda.state.mn.us