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With signs of life returning to Minnesota and Wisconsin parks and trails this month, people are once again returning to their favorite outdoor activities. But the annual springtime renewal also means the return of deer ticks and the increased threat of Lyme disease.


May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and experts are giving tips to help avoid contracting a potentially dangerous tick-borne illness.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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