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Heat, humidity bring on mosquitoes to region

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Get ready for those raised bumps on your ankle and red splotches on your shoulder. The hotter weather means mosquito season is here in full force.


Predicting the future of mosquito outbreaks is like forensic science, said Ben Prather, director of Cass County Vector Control, Fargo's primary mosquito abatement program.

Vector Control workers sample mosquito traps daily to determine when the next major insect surge should occur, and where they need to spray with insecticides.

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