Funding for mosquito district headed to the ballot
Months of hard work on the part of anti-mosquito crusaders paid off Tuesday when the Hill County Commission voted to create a mosquito control district in Havre and the surrounding areas.
"I was very happy they decided to do that," said district proponent Terry Turner, who is the Hill County weed coordinator. "I think the timing is just right with West Nile (virus) becoming a pretty serious problem."
The three-member county commission passed a resolution forming the district following a brief public hearing at the County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon.
The newly formed Hill County Mosquito Co...