Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Get the skeeter on M-Trail


October 31, 2018

Laura Pankratz

Saco Artist Michael Wiederrich gets attacked by one of his latest welding sculpters, this one a large mosquito which now lives on the M-Trail in Malta

Though the fall weather has descended upon Phillips County, at least one mosquito lingers in Malta and it is larger than life.

A tour through Malta's M-Trail has left some recent travelers scratching their heads (and thankfully not anywhere else on their bodies due to insect bites) as a huge mosquito sculpture now calls a portion of the path 'home.' Made entirely of recycled items, the M-Trail's newest resident is the brainchild of Saco artist Michael Wiederrich, proprietor of Larb Creek LTD, who was asked by the M-Trail's to create the giant mosquito.

"I pretty much make everything out of...

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