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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    07/19/2013 - 10:36 am | View Link
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    10/19/2012 - 2:42 am | View Link
  • Toxic Algae Continues To Plague Kansas Lakes
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    07/27/2012 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Toxic Algae Blooms Keep Some Kansas Lakes Closed Over Fourth
    High levels of toxic algae are closing several Kansas lakes heading into the Fourth of July holiday. Lake management officials have posted warning signs prohibiting recreational activities at four lakes. They are the Marion Reservoir in Marion County, Old ...
    07/2/2012 - 1:39 am | View Link
  • Toxic algae blooms keep some Kansas lakes closed
    TOPEKA, Kan. - High levels of toxic algae are closing several Kansas lakes heading into the Fourth of July holiday. The Kansas City Star reported that lake management officials have posted warning signs prohibiting recreational activities at four lakes.
    07/1/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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