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Gypsy moth quarantine slated to begin in March

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

A proposed quarantine on wood products originating in Lake and Cook counties could go into effect as early as March 31.
The quarantine is intended to stop the spread of gypsy moths, a pest that already inhabits much of the northeastern region of the…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Gypsy moth quarantine slated to begin in March

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

A proposed quarantine on wood products originating in Lake and Cook counties could go into effect as early as March 31.
The quarantine is intended to stop the spread of gypsy moths, a pest that already inhabits much of the northeastern region of the…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Quarantine proposal raises concerns

May 9, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Some big changes could be coming to the Northeastern Minnesota logging and lumber businesses, bringing new challenges for one of the region’s biggest industries.The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is set to initiate a quarantine on wood harvested in Lake and Cook counties next spring in an effort to stop the nationwide spread of the invasive gypsy moth, putting in place strict regulations on the transportation of wood from the two counties. Continue Reading

Minnesota woman’s rash led to monkeypox scare on Chicago flight, son says

April 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

RED WING, Minn. (AP) The son of a Minnesota woman says confusion about a rash she believes was caused by bed bugs prompted officials to keep passengers on her Chicago-bound flight for several hours while she was evaluated for a suspected case of monkeypox. Continue Reading