June bug attack! Residents report more than usual this year

Scott Eckert, horticulture Harvey County Extension agent, looks for June bugs in a tree in front of the Harvey County Courthouse. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now June bugs. The name can bring fear and dread to the hearts of many, while others actually like them. In fact, there’s an event in Kansas named after them, the June Bug Jog in Winfield, and a group in Franklin, N.C., called June Bug Inspirations. There’s also a meme going around Facebook that points out June bugs’ various body parts,


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