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Norovirus outbreak sickens RCW students


RENVILLE -- A Norovirus outbreak has sickened students in the Renville County West school district.

Over 60 students were absent from school on Thursday with symptoms of the disease, most of them in the elementary school, according to information from the district office.

Attendance figures for today were not available this morning. Substitute teachers were filling in for many sickened teachers, and the replacements were unfamiliar with the attendance reporting system.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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