The world is mourning the death of civil rights leader Nelson Mandela on Thursday at age 95.
OGE Energy Group is receiving help from Westar Energy as the power provider struggles to restore power after a massive ice storm in southeast Oklahoma.
Westar spokesperson Erin La Row tells KVOE News thick coatings of ice can be devastating to power equipment.
The Coffey County town of LeRoy is receiving a hefty loan-and-grant package from the USDA to upgrade its sewer system.
Officially, LeRoy is receiving almost $2.4 million in loans and another $740,000 in grants for the project.
Wolf Creek continues work on two major projects.
One of those is the emergency planning facility at BETO Junction. Spokesperson Cassie Bailey says the foundation should be poured soon.
Typically, the Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas has its monthly meeting on the first Friday of a month. This time, however, the RDA has pushed its monthly meeting to Monday -- and the annual membership and reorganization meetings are also coming Monday morning.
The deadline is Monday for applications and nominations to the Kansas Wildlife Federation's Conservation Achievement Program awards.
On KVOE's Newsmaker segment Friday, director-at-large Randy Kidd said there are some 15 categories involved.
The holidays are a busy time of year, and holiday weekends are usually packed with events. Such is the case this upcoming weekend.
Flint Hills Technical College's Power Plant Technology program held their first-ever High School Energy Academy at their downtown campus Thursday night. The idea was to expose students to some of the equipment used in a power plant, and introduce them to the program at FHTC.