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WHITEHALL -- A special prosecutor plans to decide in a few weeks whether to file ethics charges against a county supervisor in western Wisconsin over a frac-sand mining proposal. Trempealeau County Board Member David Suchla is accused of using his office to try and help his own business interests.


The issue arises as the Trempealeau County Board is scheduled to vote Monday on a 6- to 12-month frac-sand mining moratorium.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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