MENOMONIE (WKOW) -- Divers are still working to remove chemicals that spilled into a Menomonie river earlier this month when a semi crashed.
Two Minnesota men drowned after the truck skidded off the highway during a snowstorm. The semi was carrying 12 tons of fertilizer, and the entire cargo ended up in the Red Cedar River.
The fertilizer contains an herbicide for killing crabgrass. Approximately 200 of the 600 fertilizer bags have been recovered, however, a DNR spokesman says much of the herbicide is trapped under ice.
No dead fish have been reported.
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