Butterflies: Casualties of the skeeter war in upper Red River Valley
Parts of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks were abuzz with speculation Thursday after some residents woke up to a strange sight -- dozens or even hundreds of dead dragonflies and monarch butterflies on lawns and sidewalks around the community.
Stuart Kovar, foreman at East Grand Forks Public Works Department, said this was probably caused by the mosquito spraying done by both cities Wednesday evening.
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