CDC: Tick, Mosquito-Borne Illnesses On The RiseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the number of cases involving mosquitoes and ticks has more than tripled since 2004.
Cooler Spring Temperatures Slow Mosquito DevelopmentMosquitoes aren't hatching quickly this year despite the high amounts of rainfall and snowmelt Minnesotans have experienced. The bug is stuck in its larvae stage a little longer than expected thanks to the chilly start to the season.
Study: Climate Change Could Cause Mosquitoes To Evolve More RapidlyResearchers say the evolution of mosquitoes could have serious consequences, including a rise in mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, zika and dengue.
Mosquito Numbers Are Down, But West Nile Risk Is UpExperts say the number of bugs in Minnesota is going down this summer -- but we have to watch out for the remaining ones.
Heavy Rain, Flooding Has Mosquito Control On High AlertMosquito crews are out in full force trying to control hatching larvae across the metro.
How Is This Long Winter Affecting Minnesota?You may be wondering what impact this weather will have on everything from mosquitoes to farming.
West Nile Cases Down Thanks To Cooler TempsFor those hoping for a hot and sticky August, there may be a silver lining to our below-average temperatures.
Good Question: Why Do Mosquitoes Prefer Biting Some Over Others?A study out of Japan found mosquitoes prefer Type O blood the most and Type A the least.
Good Question: How Does The Metro Area Control Mosquitoes?It's officially mosquito season in Minnesota, as crews are out in full force trying to contain the bug.
Good Question: When Is Minnesota's Mosquito Season?Mosquito eggs can sense the longer days and start hatching in the water from April showers.
Good Question: How Does Mosquito Spraying Work?It is not your imagination. This August has been especially bad for mosquitoes.
Good Question: What Good Do Mosquitoes Do?Every year, mosquitoes kill 750,000 people primarily through malaria, yellow fever and dengue fever. So what good do they do?
Consumer Reports: Natural Bug Spray Less Effective Than SyntheticWith the impending doom of mosquito and tick biting season upon us, you may want to consider new testing by Consumer Reports when choosing your bug repellent.
Mosquito Season Off To An Early StartPest control businesses say mosquito season is off to an early start this year in the Twin Cities metro.
State Of Emergency Issued In Fla. Over Zika VirusFlorida's governor issued a state of emergency in four counties to try and stop the spread of Zika virus. The action clears the way for crews to take action against the virus, like spraying for mosquitos.