Lily Lake

 State confirms rare infection kills child; second fatal case involving lake in two years By AVERY CROPP Avery.cropp@ecm-inc.com  State health officials closed Lilly Lake to swimming Tuesday afternoon after a 9-year-old Stillwater-area boy died from a rare, incurable and lethal brain infection contracted from an amoeba in the water. By early today, Stillwater officials had [...]

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UPDATED A nine-year-old boy, who had been a student at Jacobson Elementary in Rush City last year, has died due to a rare disease called ameboic meningoencephalitis,  a lethal and incurable brain infection caused by a microorganism found in the water. Officials believe he contracted it while swimming at Lily Lake in Stillwater last week. [...]

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