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Fargo Catholics exposed to Hepatitis A virus during communion

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The Fargo Catholic Diocese’s new bishop may have exposed hundreds of church members here and in Jamestown to the hepatitis A virus in late September and early October. Continue Reading

Hundreds of dead carp reported at Jamestown Dam

June 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN A European or Asian fish virus may be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of carp in the waters behind Jamestown Dam, according to Gene van Eeckhout, fisheries biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Continue Reading

Season’s first case of West Nile virus reported in Minnesota

July 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota’s first human case this year of West Nile virus has been confirmed, the state Health Department said this week.
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Minnesota Dept. of Health reports first West Nile virus case of 2012

July 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota’s first human case this year of West Nile virus has been confirmed, the state Health Department said today. Continue Reading

Heat, rain, mosquitoes in Minn. add up to potential West Nile

July 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A hot, wet summer has sent the mosquito population soaring, raising the odds that West Nile virus may soon make an appearance.
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Twitter hack opens popups, causes havoc

September 21, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter this morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious “tweets” of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused popup windows to open. Continue Reading

Health officials confirm state’s first West Nile virus case of the year reported in Yellow Medicine County

August 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

An unidentified man from Yellow Medicine County is Minnesota’s first confirmed West Nile virus case of the year.
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Crop of mosquitoes leads to increased spraying

June 17, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The recent rains haven’t only watered your lawn. They’ve also helped hatch an annoying crop of mosquitoes, prompting the Willmar Public Works Department to launch another round of spraying this past week.It’s the second time this summer already that the city has had to spray.
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