Emporia's transient guest taxes jumped significantly from fiscal 2012 to fiscal 2013, and they are headed up again at the start of fiscal 2014.
The Hostess flagship production facility is expanding. Work is underway to add a 36,000 square-foot warehouse and a new product line to the Emporia plant.
The naming contest is underway.
The David Traylor Zoo wants you to help it name its newest addition -- an 18-week-old cougar cub who arrived at the zoo a few weeks ago. On KVOE's Morning Show on Monday, zoo director Lisa Keith said the young cub is adapting well to its new surroundings after a harrowing experience.
Gov. Sam Brownback has created a special task force to both study and develop a state action plan for the possibility of induced seismic activity related to oil and gas activities.
Gov. Brownback says recent activity in south central Kansas has raised concerns that fluid injection as part of hydraulic fracturing could be at least partially responsible for minor earthquakes.
Sweet harmonies from South Africa filled Albert Taylor Hall Sunday.
3-time Grammy Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed their unique brand of South African native a-capella for a crowd of 700.
Emporia State officially put the close to its 150th anniversary celebration Saturday night, launching seamlessly into its 151st year with a gala event at the Memorial Union Webb Hall.
A thick layer of ice on Mouse Lake didn't slow down the activity for Emporia's eighth annual Polar Plunge on Saturday.
Special Olympics spokesperson Jelinda Watts says initial totals are on par with last year.