Enrollmentand headcount numbers were the focus of Wednesday's USD 253 Emporia school board meeting.
Rain appears likely at some point within the next several days.
Emporia city and Lyon County commissioners each had separate meetings Wednesday, then a joint meeting plenty of topics to discuss throughout.
The general election is now less than four weeks away, and Emporia will see a host of political appearances over the next week.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says his tax policies are benefiting businesses, notably smaller ones, but he says more can be done to help the state move forward.
One of Cottonwood Falls' signature businesses closed its doors Monday, although there is a chance it could reopen under new leadership.
Fire caused minimal damage to an east Emporia apartment Wednesday.
It has been planned ever since the Memorial to Fallen Educators was announced over 18 months ago, and now an information kiosk is at Emporia State University waiting to be installed.