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MOSQUITOES Noisy, buzzing, blood-sucking bugs of summer


Smaller than a bird, noisier than a Minneapolis freeway at rush hour and consider the official, unofficial state bird of Minnesota. The mosquito is having a heyday this summer.

There are several reasons for the bumper crop of mosquitoes this summer. A wet spring and early summer has been ideal for an enormous hatch. As we drive around the Brainerd lakes area we see ditches full of water that had been dry for several summers.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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