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Rocori School District Superintendent Scott Staska addresses media Wednesday during a press conference about a possible case of swine flu that prompted the district to close Rocori Middle School in Cold Spring. AP Photo/St. Cloud Times, Kimm Anderson

A 'wake-up' call

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WILLMAR -- Hearing that a probable case of swine flu caused the Rocori Middle School to close Wednesday is putting other area school districts on notice.


"When it gets that close to home and there's possibilities of how it can come to your community, it really is a wake-up call," said Peggy Dykema, school nurse for the New London-Spicer School District.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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