Posts With Keyword ‘gnats’

In Touch With Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at 11:00 am

If you’ve been outside and seen the gnats, and even mosquitoes, then you know we have more insects in the area than usual for this time of the year. But the cause isn’t just the early spring. Hear about how winter, even though most people don’t like it, has benefits for the spring, including keeping bugs in check.

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Tomorrow we’ll be talking with the Transportation Directors at Mid-Prairie and Washington School Districts about the new bill that would require schools to background check bus drivers.

Ticks and Other Insects Get an Early Start

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 6:25 am


It’s spring and that means time to get outside and do yard work, or spend some time at a park. But you might have noticed more insects outside this year. Pam Holz with the Washington County Conservation Board says it’s not just because of the early start to spring.

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