Alcove Spring, near Blue Rapids, Kansas has historical significance as a stop for Indians, fur traders, and emigrants on the Oregon Trail, with wagon ruts, an intermittent waterfall, and a long-flowing spring as the main features.
Colonial pipeline fire kills one person and wounds five others. The pipeline fire puts gas prices at a risk of spiking. This is the second time in the last three months the pipeline has been shut down. The shutdown is expected to raise prices in the southeast and mid-Atlantic areas of the US.