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Good Question: Are Minn. Lakes Getting Warmer?

It’s an amoeba not normally found in Minnesota lakes. It’s more common in the south, where it’s warmer. But it’s blamed by Minnesota health investigators for the death of a 9-year-old boy, who went swimming in a Stillwater lake.

08/09/2012

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Health Officials: Lake-Living Amoeba Suspected In Child’s Death

The Health Department is investigating after a suspected amebic infection killed a 9-year-old boy who had gone swimming in warm Washington County lakes.

08/07/2012