Health alert for Bluestem Lake

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – State officials say a health alert remains in effect for a fourth straight week at Bluestem Lake in Lancaster County. The latest alert notice comes after testing this week detected toxin levels produced by blue-green algal blooms. Officials say visitors to the lake should avoid full body contact activities such as swimming, wading, skiing and jet skiing. Non-contact activities such as boating, fishing and camping should be safe.