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Dangerous levels of E. coli found in Quarry Lake Park; swimming area closed

High levels of E. coli have caused the Racine County Parks department to announce the temporary closure of the swimming area at Quarry Lake Park on Facebook. The former limestone quarry, which is now a spring-fed lake, is off limits for swimmers until further notice. The park is located at 3533 Northwestern Ave. in Racine. The picnic areas […]

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Possible presence of dangerous blue-green algae at Browns Lake; swimming area closed until further notice

The Racine County Parks department announced, on Facebook, the temporary closure of the swimming area at Fischer Park, commonly known as Browns Lake. The department has closed the swimming portion of the park due to the possible presence of blue-green algae. The park is located at 30327 Durand Ave., Fischer Park, in Burlington. According to […]