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.
Fire destroyed a shed about seven miles north of Emporia on Saturday and may have destroyed another nearby building if firefighters hadn't acted quickly.
Greenwood County authorities are investigating an unattended death discovered Friday.
White Auditorium was the site of Sunflower Gymnastics' annual Winter Invitational on Saturday.
Co-owner Dave Doemland says the event has turned into a showcase both for the studio and for the city of Emporia. That was by design.
The National Weather Service wants to drill home two main points during Severe Weather Awareness Week, which runs March 3-7.
Meteorologist Chad Omitt says one point -- planning -- has been discussed for years.