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Skeeters have arrived

July 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cool June weather delayed start of mosquito seasonThe skeeter meter has been wildly fluctuating as of late. On Tuesday, the average mosquito trap count in Grand Forks was 101. By Wednesday, it dipped down to eight, after local mosquito control crews conducted a citywide ground spray. By Thursday, the number was back up to 102, and the city sprayed again. Continue Reading

Opinion: Letters to the Editor

September 17, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Herseth Sandlin not really for S. Dakota
To the Editor:
How can anyone believe that Stephanie Herseth Sandlin voted against the health-care bill because she felt it was not right for South Dakota? Why won’t she sign on to the bill to repeal if that was true?
Nancy Pelosi had enough votes to pass the bill originally, so why would she need Stephanie’s vote? She knew Stephanie was coming up for re-election this year and voters were against this bill. Continue Reading

Butterflies: Casualties of skeeter war

August 19, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Residents report dead butterflies, dragonflies after Wednesday’s spray
Parts of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks were abuzz with speculation Thursday after some residents woke up to a strange sight dozens or even hundreds of dead dragonflies and monarch butterflies on lawns and sidewalks around the community.

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Wet July spawns mosquito battle

August 5, 2010 in INFORUM

Weeks of seeing rainfall of an inch or more in the Fargo-Moorhead area mean vector control agencies are on overdrive to combat the mosquito population. Continue Reading

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