3,000 gallons of manure spills into Wisconsin creek, kills fish

The Wisconsin DNR is currently investigating the spill, which affected a creek in Vernon County.
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Wisconsin officials are investigating a manure spill in Vernon County, which killed fish in Knapp Creek.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, manure from MIsna East Town Dairy ran off into a tributary from its intended field on the evening of Oct. 30.

An estimated 3,000 gallons of manure made its way to Knapp Creek south of the MIsna Dam.

The DNR then observed dead fish in the tributary and in Knapp Creek between Kelbel Road and McElhose Hollow Road, including 118 dead trout.

The DNR has been on site several times, and an investigation into the incident is ongoing. 

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