Ken Manes and Ryan Kolb shovel mulch

October 22, 2013 | 6:25 p.m. CDT
Ken Manes of Laclede Electric and Ryan Kolb of Ralls County Electric Cooperative shovel mulch by the bur oak tree between McBaine and Huntsdale on Tuesday. Cambistat, a soil that reduces growth and provides therapy for trees in stressful sites, was applied to the tree.

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