On Wednesday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported the first case of west Nile virus in Kansas for 2015. The individual that tested positive is an adult from Lincoln County, that's not all that far from here.
Recent warm, summer-like weather means the 2015 wheat harvest may begin this week. This is an important time for the regions economy. It can also be infuriating if you are driving or cycling the areas's roadways.