Will mosquitos sting area?

Standing water may hasten invasion of insects, experts say

Everyone’s favorite pests are back for the year, but not in the droves many may have expected.

Mosquitos have not made a record mass appearance so far this summer despite back-flow in creeks caused by the record floodwater levels. Still, local officials report the dreaded army of insects may be on its way.

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Rob Lawrence, a forest entomologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation, said there will probably be ....


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