Countywide clean-up sites available through Sunday

Final collection date for the Republic County Countywide Cleanup is this Sunday, April 2. County crews will pick up items for disposal next week. Collection points have been established in Cuba, Narka, Munden, Scandia, Courtland and Republic. Areas are marked for different types of material to be sorted and placed in appropriate piles: wood construction/furniture; metal/appliances, bricks/ rocks, concrete rubble and soil/street sweepings. Items that are not correctly sorted, or are not acceptable, will be left behind for the cities to deal with, says Solid Waste director Dusty Zenger. On Monday, Republic County Commissioners said they plan to see if grant funding is available for a future drive to collect tires or hazardous chemicals.