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Mitchell to fog for mosquitoes

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The city of Mitchell will be fogged for mosquitoes Saturday evening.

The fogging will begin at 9 p.m., weather permitting. Favorable conditions include a temperature above 50 degrees and wind of less than 10 mph.

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The city regularly monitors mosquito populations and fogs with insecticide when necessary.

As of Tuesday's report from state government, there had been seven human cases of West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes, so far this summer in South Dakota.

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