US 50-Industrial Road traffic constricted for pavement

Extra street work is taking place at two highly-traveled intersections -- one involving a pair of major arterials, one involving residential streets.

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ESU updates work on diversity road map after K-State photo incident

Monday's expulsion of a Kansas State student after the posting of a racially-charged photo on Snapchat has universities across Kansas discussing their related social media policies. In Emporia State's case, it's also renewing discussion about a talking point thrust into the spotlight a little more than a year ago.

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Supreme Court hears arguments on education funding adequacy

Both sides in the state's protracted debate on education funding took their arguments to the Kansas Supreme Court on Wednesday.

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Recently-honored teachers, students join Emporia Showcase with Superintendent Kevin Case

Earlier this week, we highlighted the student achievement evident as part of the monthly Emporia Showcase with USD 253 Superintendent Kevin Case on KVOE. Teacher achievement was big part of the program as well.

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League of Women Voters concerned about voter registration purge

The League of Women Voters says it cannot account for roughly 6,600 residents that should be registered to vote. And it faults the Kansas Secretary of State's Office for allegedly purging those names from voter rolls across Kansas, including the KVOE listening area.

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BZA OKs housing, signage variance requests

The Joint Board of Zoning Appeals approved a pair of variances during its monthly meeting Tuesday night.

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Kansas challenging new federal overtime regulations

Federal changes to overtime rules may be put on hold.
Over 20 states, including Kansas, have now filed suit to challenge revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Emporia Pavilions site work begins; City Commission to mull final details Wednesday

Emporia city commissioners could give their final blessing to a major retail project in northwest Emporia as construction gets underway at the site.

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