Local totals haven't been released, but state residents turned in nearly five tons of outdated or unwanted medications during Operation Prescription Drug Take Back late last month.
The Lyon County Historical Society is 75 years old, and has plenty of celebratory events and exhibits planned for the month of November.
The night was chilly, but the chili was warm in the Emporia Recreation Commission at their annual Chili Nights fundraiser on the night of Sunday, Nov. 3.
The Flint Hills Technical College held their annual open house on Saturday with an extra goal in mind.
After several area communities separately pursued engineering reports to upgrade the aging water supply, treatment and distribution in their communities, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City, and Chase County RWD #1 will come together to create a public water wholesale supply district.
The Lyndon Board of Education is in the planning stages of a project that if approved would create a structure to connect the grade school to the high school and remove a street separating the two structures.
A busy crowd kicked off their Saturday morning at the Anderson Building for the Emporia Christian School's annual pancake feed.