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Unsafe bacteria found in 6 of 11 hotel pools, spas

August 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Public website planned to post statewide test results.
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City responds to aquatic center bacteria inquiries

July 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The city of Willmar issued a statement today saying there are no health concerns at either Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center or the Rice Park Wading Pool and that all water quality tests are at acceptable levels. Continue Reading

Reusable “breen bags’ harbor germs if not washed

January 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Wash those reusable bags. That’s a key piece of advice for users of so-called green bags from public health experts and researchers. Continue Reading

Minnesota lake group seeks to stop spread of zebra mussels

August 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A group of lakeshore owners in west-central Minnesota are part of a group researching a new approach to fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels across the state. Continue Reading

WHO: Deadly E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

So far, the mutant E. coli strain has sickened more than 1,500 people, including 470 who have developed a rare kidney failure complication, and killed 18, including one overnight in Germany, the country hit hardest by the outbreak. Continue Reading

Science spat over discovery of unusual bacteria

May 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A scientific tiff went public today as the journal Science took the unusual step of publishing challenges to a report about a strange, arsenic-eating bacteria. Continue Reading

Science spat over discovery of unusual bacteria

May 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A scientific tiff went public today as the journal Science took the unusual step of publishing challenges to a report about a strange, arsenic-eating bacteria. Continue Reading