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Press Photo by Katherine Lymn Joe Wanner, emergency preparedness coordinator for the Southwestern District Health Unit, measures a filter sock for radiation with a Geiger Counter. The sock, found in Dunn County last week, wasn’t found to be radioactive.

Know your filter socks: Dunn Co. sheriff warns citizens to stay away if they find potentially radioactive waste

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MANNING — After one of his deputies found a filter sock in a roadside ditch last week, Dunn County Sheriff Clay Coker wants the public to know what they look like if they find one — and to stay away if they do.

After a deputy spotted the dirty sock north of Manning, the office, county Emergency Manager Denise Brew and the Southwestern District Health Unit responded. The sock was not determined to be radioactive.

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