Mosquito Bites

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Using Sweet Grass To Repel Mosquitoes

This is the time of year mosquitoes most often transmit the West Nile virus. But there is an all-natural way to prevent mosquito bites by using sweet grass. Native Americans have used sweet grass for centuries for ceremonial purposes and weaving.

08/19/2015

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Mosquito Season In Minnesota: The Dos And Don’ts For Staying Bite-Free

Every Minnesotan has their own tips and tricks to keep mosquitoes away, but it’s time to dispel a few ugly myths that just won’t seem to die.

07/24/2015

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Good Question: Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

It’s a sign of summer — when Minnesota’s unofficial state bird takes over our barbeques and baseball games. The mosquito can do quite a number on our skin. So why do mosquito bites itch? Good Question.

05/25/2015

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Windshields, Fruit Stickers & Mosquito Bites

Brad from Watertown wants to know: Why are there dots on our windshields? Our friends from Abra Auto Body and Glass helped us with this one. Basically those dots are there to stop UV rays from coming in from the sun. Without the dots, UV rays could burn the adhesive that holds the windshield in place.

06/06/2014

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Man, Drunk, Found Sleeping At Arby’s Parking Lot

Police found the man at 5 a.m. on the day of the incident. Officers arrived to the scene and observed a man with nothing but boxers on who was sleeping on his stomach on the pavement. He was also covered with mosquito bites.

07/27/2011

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DeBlog: Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?

It’s almost the official start of summer and that means, mosquito season is already here. So, why do mosquito bites itch?

06/20/2011