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July 15, 2011MOUND CITY, MO |  By: Harris

Holt Mosquitoes

Now rising Missouri River levels aren't the only thing city and county officials are watching.

With the stagnant flood water everywhere Mound City along with other area communities are facing serve mosquito problems. Mound City mayor Larry Russell is pushing for the spraying of the biting bugs to help relieve the town from the painful problem.

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Russel adds he expects to have all the research completed and ready to start applying the mosquito chemicals by early next week.