Winter is still in high gear, but we're nearing the time when strong spring storms will be the weather focus. With that in mind, severe weather awareness and training seminars begin this week for KVOE listeners and continue through much of March.
What was first called in to Lyon County Dispatch as an injury accident turned out to be something else, according to authorities.
Local lawmakers updated voters on the first portion of the ongoing legislative session at the first Dialogue of the year Saturday.
The Granada Theatre was just about packed Saturday for a matinee concert.
All things considered, the weather wasn't bad for Emporia's annual Polar Plunge on Saturday. In fact, the weather was just about picture-perfect as temperatures rose into the upper 30s shortly before the event and well into the 40s as it ended.
For much of Saturday morning, it appeared the KVOE listening area would avoid travel concerns with a forecast of a wintry mix of precipitation. Unfortunately, conditions did indeed get more slick as the sun rose and temperatures hovered around freezing.
A wintry mixed bag is still poised to affect the KVOE listening area and much of eastern Kansas this weekend.
Next month brings the return of St. Patrick's Day festivities, and among those is the return of the St. Baldrick's head-shaving event.