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Surprise Chamber Event at 10 West Jackson

IOLA, Kan.  — The Iola Area Chamber of Commerce has a surprise for everyone who attends their event at noon on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 10 West Jackson. If you share their latest post on social media, you have a chance to... Read More.

High Risk of West Nile Virus Activity in Five Kansas Regions

By the Kansas Department of Health and Environment    TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus infections (WNV) for all regions of the state other than the southeast region, which is at a moderate... Read More.

Tar spot’s rapid spread west continues

A crop specialist with BASF says weather can dictate where tar spot develops. Gary Schmitz tells Brownfield the disease is becoming more prevalent in areas of the Western Corn Belt. “Where we have wetter weather, where the leaves will stay wet for more than... Read More.

West Nile found in Wisconsin horse

A Wisconsin horse has tested positive for West Nile virus.  Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection officials say the affected horse is a 21-year-old paint mare in Dunn County.  It’s the first case of West Nile in Wisconsin this year. The disease can cause... Read More.