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Josh Tucker of DL knows first-hand how dangerous deer ticks can be: He has had four cases of Lyme’s Disease. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam

Expect a bad year for bugs: Buried ticks give local man Lyme’s Disease four times

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They’re blood-sucking little creatures full of bacteria and diseases that want to stick their heads into your skin. It’s tick season, and true to what experts predicted, it’s already turning out to be an active one.


“I was just out today and we were walking through the Aquatic Management area, and ticks were pretty thick,” said Nathan Olson with the Minnesota DNR in Detroit Lakes.

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