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Recent rains could get us all bugged out

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WORTHINGTON -- Summer's finally here, and so are the bugs.

Recent rains have created ideal conditions for mosquitoes and ticks, which in turn could increase number of tick- and mosquito-borne illnesses.


Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota Extension entomologist, said it is "pretty easy" to explain the increase in mosquitoes.

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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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