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KIMT NEWS 3 - There has been one more case of West Nile virus reported in southern Minnesota.
Olmsted County has just learned of their first case of West Nile this year.
The Minnesota Department of Health says this is the 49th case in 25 counties statewide, two of which were deaths.
Freeborn and Faribault Counties have also reported cases of West Nile this year.
Health officials say using bug spray with 30 percent DEET is best.
“Anybody over the age of six months can use that and so the best thing to do is to spray yourself down whenever you're going to be outside for any reason at all, because it only takes one bite of a mosquito, one mosquito to bite you and you can develop West Nile virus,” said Sue Yost, director of Freeborn County Public Health.
She said mosquitos with West Nile are not typically found in this part of the state.
The Minnesota Department of Health's Epidemiology department will be looking into the incidents.
Firefighters from six north Iowa departments spent roughly six hours on the scene of a major fire in Latimer Saturday.
Albert Lea Salvation Army Captain Jim Brickson has finished in a three-way tie in his world bell ringing attempt.
It's a season for giving.
A north Iowa affordable housing program is receiving a grant that will go towards home repairs in Cerro Gordo County.
The different weather conditions has the Minnesota DNR urging people to not let their guard down when hitting the ice.
As the temperature drops, we're all reminded to bundle up this winter and avoid too much exposure.
A grant aimed to combat homelessness in Iowa may not have come at a better time.
The holiday spirit is being felt in southern Minnesota.