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Commissioners Debate County Rodent Control

The annual report of the county's Wildlife Specialist got a little heated when the discussion turned to prairie dogs.

Wildlife Specialist Matt Anderson was on the Cheyenne County Commissioners agenda Monday to present his annual report.

In his report, Anderson addressed the concern of prairie dogs, noting a lawsuit in Colorado against the federal government.

“Right now, Nebraska is the only state where the USDA is working on prairie dogs,” Anderson said.

Commissioner Randy Miller said the agency doesn't want to proceed until August. Meanwhile, commissioners are frequently contacted ab...


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