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Toxic algae turns up in Hill County


Toxic algae has turned up at the reservoir of the East Fork Dam on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, after being found earlier in Beaver Creek Park.

Hill County officials re-opened Beaver Creek Reservoir after a bloom discovered Friday had dissipated, the county reported Monday.

Chippewa Cree Business Committee Chair Harlan Baker said this morning that the Rocky Boy Water Resource Department is still doing some monitoring and testing but the reservoir is temporarily closed to public use. He added that Rocky Boy is taking the necessary precautions and that the water is not safe for swimmi...

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