Atchison County http://kmuw.org en West Nile Back In Kansas http://kmuw.org/post/west-nile-back-kansas <p>The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says an adult from Atchison County has the state's first case of West Nile virus this year.<br><br>KDHE says on its website that a mosquito sample in Sedgwick County has also tested positive for West Nile, a virus that can be spread to people through bites from infected mosquitoes, but is not contagious from person to person. Symptoms include headaches and low-grade fever to swelling of the brain.<br><br>West Nile virus cases are most common in the late summer and early fall months.<br> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:01:22 +0000 Associated Press 21792 at http://kmuw.org Tiger, Mountain Lions Seized From Kansas Property http://kmuw.org/post/tiger-mountain-lions-seized-kansas-property <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'times new roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22px;">A tiger and two mountain lions were among a menagerie of wild cats seized from private farmland in rural northeast Kansas, where they lived in inadequate chain-link enclosures and weren't properly fed or watered, authorities said Monday.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 11:26:11 +0000 Associated Press 16811 at http://kmuw.org