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Cass County Vector Control Already Battling Mosquito Populations

Cass County Vector Control is making rounds in the community to get rid of mosquitoes before they cause harm

FARGO, ND — It’s almost that time of year again where the buzzing and biting insects are coming out to play. “Especially at night, sometimes at night when it gets really humid there will be like a thick cloud of them just to attack you left and right,” said Ward Kitzman from West Fargo. “This year we’re seeing mosquitoes in…

Local Farmers Urged to Take Precautions Against Bird Flu

The bird flu virus has now been detected in five states

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Health is urging local farmers to take precautions as the list of states with the bird flu grows. Georgia has just been added to the list which already includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Alabama. Avian Influenza, otherwise known as the bird flu, can be transmitted by both direct contact and through air. “The…