Warmer winters bring tick-infested springs

January 21, 2012 at 8:07 am in Grand Forks Herald

If this exceptionally warm winter passes without an extended hard freeze, spring could bring an explosion of black-legged ticks, those tiny pests that transmit Lyme disease. That promises trouble for outdoors-loving Minnesotans already being diagnosed in record numbers with tick-borne illnesses. Continue Reading