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Neil and Jackie Kaufenberg pose with their three children, Maverick, Brody and Charlotte. Shortly after moving into their home, the couple decided to have their house tested for radon. They found dangerously high levels of it in their basement and hired a professional to install a radon mitigation system. Jackie Kaufenberg said it brings her "peace of mind" knowing that their home is now safe for her family. (Submitted photo)

A silent danger: In Minnesota, about one in three homes pose health risks

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A few months after moving into their Olivia home, Neil and Jackie Kaufenberg learned that one of their neighbors had found above-average levels of radon in her house. Curious, they decided to purchase a home test from Menards and check their own house for radon, unsure of what they would discover.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.


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