If President Barack Obama's budget request for fiscal 2016 is approved, it could mean some extra cash for national parks, including Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.
Improvements to Industrial Park No. 4 continue, but not quite on schedule.
Whether it's in buildings or along streets, there are visible signs of progress as Emporia State continues work on its its long-range master plan.
For the past several meetings, patrons of USD 251 North Lyon County have been giving general ideas on what the district should focus on when it comes to teaching its students. The focus changed Wednesday night to where building should be placed and whether they should be renovated or replaced with new facilities.
USD 253 Emporia discussed some new options and ideas regarding school start times and transportation options Wednesday
Students not normally targeted for scholarship money now could take advantage of a new award at Emporia State University.
Newman Regional Health is adjusting some of its patient bed space.