Toxic Algae Blooms Keep Four Kansas Lakes Closed

Four Kansas lakes remain closed because of high levels of toxic algae. Lake management officials have posted warning signs prohibiting recreational activity at the lakes, which include Marion Reservoir in Marion County, Old Herington City Lake in Dickinson County, Logan City Lake in Phillips County and Memorial Veterans Lake in Barton County.

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