6:49 am
Mon June 16, 2014

"Brutal" Season of Mosquitoes and Ticks Predicted in Michigan

Winter's heavy snowfall was beneficial to some bugs such as ticks
If it feels as though you cant go out in the yard without getting covered in bug bites, youre not alone. Experts say Michigan is in for a brutal season for blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes, which raises the risk of certain illnesses. Other bugs, such as bees, wasps, mayflies and spiders have returned to Metro Detroit as well.
7:24 am
Mon June 10, 2013

More ticks may be found this summer

Ticks can carry Lyme Disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
SOUTH HAVEN - A warning to the wise: Watch out for ticks this summer.
7:30 am
Fri May 31, 2013

State health department issues alert for ticks, Lyme Disease cases reported in Allegan and Cass Counties

98 cases of Lyme Disease were reported in Michigan last year, most of them along the western shoreline and in the Upper Peninsula
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Reports of Lyme disease are popping up across the state, with new cases noted in Allegan and Cass counties last week, and the Michigan Department of Community Health issued an alert Thursday warning people to avoid bites from ticks that carry the disease.