Local playground shut down after tick is found on a slide

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A playground in Green is closed after a tick is found on a slide.

The tick was found on the smaller play set, near the restrooms at Boettler Park.

City officials say the larger playground, Heritage Hills is open and so is the rest of the 62 acre park.

A resident spotted the tick and called the city.

Workers are now treating the structure with pesticides.

The playground will be closed at least for a couple days.

 

 

 

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