The votes have been tallied, and the Emporia Fire Department is this year's victor in the annual Battle of the Badges blood drive.
A week remains before Chase County voters will decide whether USD 284 will build a new K-12 education campus in Cottonwood Falls or continue with its elementary in Strong City and its junior-senior high in Cottonwood Falls.
Lyon County commissioners have an active morning Wednesday.
A call of a structure fire in south central Emporia turned out to be something entirely different.
Two Quenemo residents were hurt Sunday in a crash near Hays.
A Lebo woman was hospitalized after a crash on the northwest edge of Burlington late Monday night.
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will stop in Emporia late this week.