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Mosquitoes

This bites: Emerging breed of mosquito is more aggressive

This bites: Emerging breed of mosquito is more aggressive

Region residents bugged by mosquitoes won't see relief for a couple more weeks.

September 08, 2014 8:45 pm

Griffith mosquito sample shows West Nile virus

GRIFFITH | A sample of mosquitoes collected at the intersection of Colfax and Main streets has tested positive for West Nile Virus by the Indiana State Department of Health, Griffith officials said.

July 23, 2014 5:30 pm

Mosquitoes in Griffith test positive for West Nile virus

GRIFFITH | Mosquitoes collected from the west side of Griffith have tested positive for West Nile virus.

August 07, 2013 6:00 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Bugs: they're not just for squashing any more

PHIL WIELAND: Bugs: they're not just for squashing any more

The United Nations says one solution to world hunger is: Eat more bugs.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am

Mosquitoes in southern Indiana test positive for West Nile virus

INDIANAPOLIS | Mosquitoes in Orange County have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health officials announced Thursday.

June 07, 2012 3:00 pm
Mild winter means early emergence of many pests

Mild winter means early emergence of many pests

Nikky Witkowski, an agriculture and natural resources educator for Purdue University Extension, was outside her home one March evening and was surprised to be bitten by mosquitoes.

March 21, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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West Nile mosquitoes found in two downstate counties

INDIANAPOLIS | West Nile-positive mosquitoes have been found in Allen and Hamilton counties, state health officials said Thursday.

July 28, 2011 7:02 pm

I'll huff and puff and blow the mosquitoes out

As I sat on my back porch huffing mosquitoes recently, I read where others apparently are struggling to inhale oxygen that isn't filled with tiny wings and bloodsucking beaks.

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
It's mosquito season again in the region

It's mosquito season again in the region

Warm weather and spring rains signal the start of mosquito season, which this year began in April or May due to the 80 degree temperatures and extensive rain the area saw in those months, said Pam Pontones, state epidemiologist for the Indiana State Department of Health.

June 08, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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