Three new emerald ash borer infestations have been confirmed – one in Minneapolis, and two in St. Paul, says the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Carpenter ants are creating problems for homeowners. The insects can chew away portions of the wood in your home, just like termites.
Officials are planning to release stingless wasps near St. Paul’s stately Summit Avenue to combat a newly discovered infestation of emerald ash borers.
St. Paul officials plan to remove about 1,300 ash trees to help in the fight against the emerald ash borer.
Five students were reportedly sent home from a school in the Edina School District after it was found they had head lice.