Mpls. Urges Residents To Water TreesThe City of Minneapolis is urging residents to water their trees every week throughout the rest of the summer and fall. City officials say yard and boulevard trees should receive at least an inch of water every week in which it doesn’t rain. The heavy rainfall from spring and early summer, coupled with the extremely dry conditions that followed, has stressed trees - making them vulnerable to disease and insects.
Mosquitoes Are Worse This Summer In Some PartsThe tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. And this summer, it seems even worse than usual. Experts say it's been a buggier-than-normal summer in many places around the U.S. because of a combination of drought, heavy rain and heat.
What Our Firefly & Mosquito Booms Have In CommonThe glow of a firefly is much more appreciated than the sound of a mosquito buzzing around your head. But Dr. Susan Weller, director of the Bell Museum, says the reason we're seeing more of each bug this summer could be one in the same. "Our very cold spring slowed down the development of our early summer fireflies, so they're emerging now," Weller said.
3 New EAB Infestations ConfirmedThree new emerald ash borer infestations have been confirmed – one in Minneapolis, and two in St. Paul, says the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Chef Insists Bugs Are Nutritious, DeliciousScorpions, crickets and other insects are inching their way into America's diets because, as it turns out, they can actually be good for you.
Bees Attack Day Care Kids In St. PaulThe St. Paul Fire Department says 11 daycare kids and two adults were walking along Mississippi River Boulevard late Wednesday morning when they were attacked by a swarm of bees.
Good Question: Why Are Bugs Attracted To Light?We all know that bugs are even worse at night when the street lamps come on or the front porch light. So why are bugs attracted to light?
Crash On Mayfly-Covered Hastings BridgeInvestigators are looking into a head-on crash that happened on the Hastings Bridge late Sunday evening.

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