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September 13, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Green Lake closed to swimming for people and pets

Green Lake is closed to swimming, due to high levels of toxins in the algae. Neither people nor pets should swim, wade or play in the lake, public health officials announced Friday. Contact with the toxins in the water can cause a rash and irritate the eyes, nose and mouth, officials say. If accidental contact occurs,…


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