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FNS Photo by Jesse Trelstad Ben Prather, vector control director for Cass County, checks sorts through a pile of collected mosquitoes on June 29, 2012, in West Fargo.

West Nile found in Grand Forks: Officials urge precautions against mosquito bites

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GRAND FORKS — Since the West Nile virus was discovered Wednesday in mosquitoes in the Grand Forks area, local officials are asking the public to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten.

Todd Hanson, supervisor for the mosquito control program in Grand Forks, said West Nile virus was detected in a pool of mosquitoes Tuesday at one of their 23 trapping locations around the city.

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