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Emerald ash borer found in Kenosha County

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The tree-killing emerald ash borer has found its way into Kenosha County.

Officials say it might have been brought in illegally when an infected ash tree purchased at a suburban Chicago nursery was planted on private land north of Silver Lake.

The federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is investigating.

Bob Dahl of the state ag department says there does not appear to be an active infestation within Kenosha County, but they'll check.

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