October 2, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Such an odd summer comes with all sorts of new experiences for the gardener and homeowner. Bugs and disease have exploded in our gardens and in our homes. Summer travel in planes, buses and hotel stays have brought home some unwanted intruders to some Douglas County homeowners: bedbugs. Continue Reading
September 20, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Good night, sleep tight. Don’t let the bedbugs bite.
You should have taken your parents’ bedtime story advice seriously. But they left out one important detail.
Don’t let the bedbugs get there in the first place. Continue Reading
March 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON A Walmart media relations official said Monday rumors about a bedbug infestation at Worthington’s supercenter store are untrue. Continue Reading
October 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The University of Minnesota launched its bedbug initiative for businesses and homeowners Tuesday that also includes plans to conduct seminars about the growing bedbug problem around the state. Continue Reading
September 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Worried about bedbugs? Maybe you should be more concerned about the insecticides used to get rid of them. A government study counted one death and 80 illnesses linked to bedbug insecticides over three years. Many were do-it-yourselfers who misused the chemicals or used the wrong product. And most of the cases were in New York City. Continue Reading
May 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Hate insects? Afraid of germs? Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying a staph “superbug.” Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant staph bacteria in bedbugs from three hospital patients from a downtrodden Vancouver neighborhood. Continue Reading
April 21, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Five students recently displaced due to a bedbug infestation are expected to return to their rooms this weekend, Dickinson State University Director of Residential Life Lydia Dworshak said. Continue Reading
October 8, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe
How can I detect an infestation? Bed bugs typically cluster together in favorable harborage areas. However, some bed bugs will live by themselves, away from the majority of the infestation. Continue Reading
August 31, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe
COLUMBUS, Ohio A resurgence of bedbugs across the U.S. has homeowners and apartment dwellers taking desperate measures to eradicate the tenacious bloodsuckers, with some relying on dangerous outdoor pesticides and fly-by-night exterminators. Continue Reading
August 30, 2010 in INFORUM
It’s the monster under the bed that nobody wants to think about, but be warned: The bedbug is back.