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Quieter Highways Close to Towns


Quieter Highways Close to Towns

The O'Brien County Supervisors have been considering the adoption of an ordinance that limits the use of "Jake Brakes" a little further from the incorporated areas of O'Brien County, where asked. A public hearing was held on Tuesday July 21 about the matter. On July 14 John Putnam attended the meeting to share his concerns with the supervisors. He stated that his position about the "Jake Brakes" is that the board is really addressing noise, not the use of engine brakes.

Sheriff Allan Schuknecht attended on July 21, taking the position that this ordinance doesn't hurt anything. One concern...

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