Mayfly season begins. Hastings hunkers down

It’s mayfly season along the Mississippi River. Hastings officials have turned out the lights at night to try to bring the disgust-o-meter reading down.

So when a TV crew shows up for a 10 p.m. news live shot, it’s an easy target for the critters.

KARE 11’s Jay Olstad earned hazard pay last night.


You never quite get used to them.

In some locales with outdoor dining, mayfly season forces restaurants to close before sunset.