This weekend’s beach closures won’t stop everyone from swimming in dookie
Public beaches at Pomme de Terre, Harry S. Truman and Wakonda state parks will be closed this weekend due to high levels of E. coli, a bacterial marker for other dangerous, waste-borne pathogens. The Department of Natural Resources measured E. coli colonies at Wakonda State Park at three times the limit for a single, 100-milliliter water sample.
But some people gotta see the poop to believe it. This is the Show-Me State, after all.