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MDH Removes and Adds Advisories for Duluth Beaches

By KBJR News 1

MDH Removes and Adds Advisories for Duluth Beaches

September 26, 2012 Updated Sep 26, 2012 at 2:25 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- The Minnesota Department of Health has removed an advisory for the Minnesota Point / 15th Street Beach (formerly the New Duluth Boat Club / 14th Street beach).

Fecal indicator bacteria levels have returned to acceptable averages.

The beach is located on the harbor-side of Park Point in Duluth at 15th Street.

An advisory has been put in place for the 20th Street / Hearding Island Canal Beach due to elevated E. coli bacteria levels indicated from samples collected on September 25.

The beach is located on the harbor-side of Park Point in Duluth, at 20th Street and is scheduled to be re-sampled on September 26.

Posted by Jenna Vogt