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Treatments against gypsy moths planned in SE Minnesota

Brad Williams

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Several spots in Houston and Winona Counties will be targeted for treatment this year, to fight off the gypsy moth. 

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has identified 13 locations where insecticide will be used to eliminate the pest that can damage forests. 

Winona, Dakota, and Brownsville are among the communities scheduled to get treatment. 

Residents in those areas will be contacted about when the treatments occur, between May and July. 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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