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Polluted trout streams tainting Mississippi River

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RED WING, Minn. -- Bacteria-tainted water from Hay and Wells creeks entering the Mississippi River is polluting Lake Pepin, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Friday.

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In addition to the two streams popular with local trout anglers, Bullard, Gilbert and Miller creeks also violate the state standard for bacteria levels.

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Anne Jacobson
Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003. 
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