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Ash Borer Found in La Crescent

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LA CRESCENT, Minnesota (WXOW)-- Confirmed infestations of emerald ash borer have been found in La Crescent.

In August of 2011, an ash borer was found in a trap, but at the time no infested trees were found.

Now that the borer is in the city, officials plan to inform residents about detection and prevention. An open house will be held January 16 from 5 until 6:30 at City Hall in La Crescent. Emerald ash borer experts will be on hand to answer questions.

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