Simmons Pet Food is expanding.
The pet food processing complex in southeast Emporia is adding to its canning line as part of what it calls a multi-million-dollar expansion.
In a week, state lawmakers will return to Topeka to finish out the 2014 session.
The main piece of business -- really, just about the only piece of business -- is settling the overall budget.
The fifth-annual SOS Child Abuse Prevention Summit brought the difficult topic of child abuse up for discussion at Flint Hills Technical College Wednesday.
The annual Stamp Out Hunger drive is coming May 10. Letter carrier Janet Way, a recent Newsmaker guest, said the concept is simple: on May 10, leave nonperishable food items by your mailbox, and your local letter carriers will pick them up.
City commissioners had a lengthy study session Wednesday, dedicating most of that time to a planning and zoning workshop.
Work continues to bring a regional transportation network to Kansas.
Diabetes is fast becoming an epidemic in America, and Newman Regional Health has scheduled its fifth annual Diabetes Health Fair for Thursday to get out information about the disease.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission recommended approval of a conditional use permit during its monthly meeting Tuesday night.