It was a year ago when Kansas City developer Spencer Thomson announced plans for a major retail development at 24th and Industrial Road.
Two big activities are taking place this weekend.
ECKAN is wrapping up its blanket drive at the close of business Friday evening.
Lyon County Highway Department is announcing a road opening.
Emporia's Radio Shack store is closing.
The St. Patrick's Committee has chosen its beneficiaries to receive money from the committee's fundraising activities this year.
Emporia State's Peterson Planetarium is open for business, and they are now hosting weekly historical programs open to the public.
One occupant of 1116 Union No. 2 has been arrested and another hospitalized after a reported stabbing at the apartment home early Thursday.