HUMBOLDT Humboldts downtown square drew extended conversation at Monday evenings council meeting.
City Administrator Cole Herder said as many as 18 ash trees in the block-square park were at risk of emerald ash borer. Five, six, seven have dead tops, and thats where disease shows up first, he said.
To confirm a problem, or perhaps dispel one, an agent of the Kansas Forestry Service examined the trees Thursday afternoon.
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