Area, state officials working to stop spread of bird flu

April 24, 2015 1:34 AM

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In the days after a Le Sueur County turkey farm was stricken with the avian flu, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials went door-to-door, ensuring that information spread faster than the deadly outbreak.

Officials spread out in an area 12 miles across, county Environmental Programs Specialist Amy Beatty told the Board of Commissioners April 21, 6 miles in each direction from the impacted farm which sits south of Le Center.

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