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13 years of fogging


Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

The mosquito population in Hill County has fallen drastically since 2004.

Hill County Mosquito District Supervisor Terry Turner has said that 4,000 mosquitoes used to be caught in a light trap.  But that was before the Mosquito District was implemented. Thirteen years of fogging has decimated that number down to 250, Turner said.

In November of 2003, Hill County voters overwhelmingly passed - 1,452 votes to 222 - the mosquito district. Turner, who has always been the district supervisor, joked afterward about his surprise that 222 people in Havre liked mosquitoes.

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