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Skunk season arrives in central Minnesota

It's that time of year again when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources starts getting skunk-related calls. Homeowners with well-tended lawns are fed up with grub-seeking skunks tearing up the grass. The finest yards seem to attract the pesky critters.
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We're into a three-week stretch of August that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recognizes as skunk season, the St. Cloud Times reports. Homeowners are calling the agency with complaints about skunks tearing up their yards in search of grubs.

While roadkill might seem to indicate otherwise, this year’s skunk population isn’t overly abundant, according to others in the DNR and those who work in pest control, the newspaper says.

Here's more info from the DNR on the skunk.

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