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Mosquito Spraying This Week

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Mosquitoes in northwest North Dakota will be under attack by the Air Force Reserve this week.

The Youngstown, Ohio-based reserve unit will be flying a C-130 aircraft, spraying the chemical Naled to kill mosquitoes.

The large plane can be expected overhead at low altitude in the early morning or evening, when wind conditions will allow the spraying.

Minot, Minot Air Force Base, and Williston are among the target areas for the Air Force Reserve crew.

Officials say the chemical being sprayed is not harmful to humans or pets and wildlife.

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