Rabies cases for this year have already matched the total from all of last year.
Not only is this the season for fireworks, it's normally the season for fireworks complaints.
Five years of planning and partnerships were noted as the Flint Hills Regional Council held its annual meeting recently.
The Fourth of July typically isn't highlighted as a high-travel weekend, but Kansas AAA Vice president Jim Hanni says we could see record traffic on the highways this weekend.
Planning continues for a community-wide "health fest" coming this fall to Emporia.
Power was out for several hours in and around Reading early Friday morning.
Fourth of July celebrations are just about all systems go for the holiday weekend.
The carnival is in town through the Fourth of July.