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July 21, 2018
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 21, 2018 - 2:04pm
July 19, 2018
Reader's View: Bring on fire ants to eliminate ticks
July 19, 2018 - 7:12pm
July 16, 2018
Minnesota Department of Health researcher Dave Neitzel checks his drag cloth for ticks as intern Ellen Meis does likewise. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Sheila M. Eldred
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 16, 2018 - 1:06pm
July 11, 2018
Wisconsin woman dies from tick-borne disease
July 11, 2018 - 3:03pm
July 7, 2018
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
May 5, 2018
Formerly called deer ticks, blacklegged  ticks like this one crawling on skin, can carry multiple diseases, including Lyme. As ticks get more active in May experts are urging people outdoors to use repellents to keep them away. USDA photo
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 5, 2018 - 10:45pm
May 1, 2018
Clockwise from top left: The deer tick, which transmits Lyme disease; the American dog tick, which transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia; the Culex pipiens mosquito, which transmits West Nile virus; and the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits Zika, dengue and chikungunya. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the US
May 1, 2018 - 1:20pm
June 27, 2017
The Lone Star Tick. Photo: US Centers for Disease Control via Wikimedia Commons.
Ticks that can make you allergic to red meat are spreading
June 27, 2017 - 11:00am
June 8, 2017
Reader's View: With dearth of information, tick story welcomed
June 8, 2017 - 12:04am
June 12, 2009
Bites from blacklegged ticks have led to record numbers of tick-borne disease in Minnesota
June 12, 2009 - 6:42pm