For the past few months, area jobless rates have generally trended along with the state's direction. That's not the case in December.
Emporia Middle School eighth-grader Kenji Anderson is the 2014 Lyon County Spelling Bee champion.
The first in a second round of meetings regarding a new website for Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau was held Tuesday in the ValuNet Smart Room in Trusler Business Center.
Emporia city commissioners don't have many items on their agenda for a study meeting Wednesday, but one discussion point could shape future economic development in town.
The close of business hours Tuesday is the deadline for organizations interested in receiving funding from the St. Patrick's Committee later this year.
New USD 251 superintendent Aron Dody says his first week on the job has been busy but rewarding.
USD 421 Lyndon is off to a great start for 2014, according to superintendent Brian Spencer. He says enrollment is up, with 10 percent of new enrollment coming from out-of-district.