Sooner than you may realize, Old Man Winter will give way to severe weather season in Kansas.
The schedule for local storm spotter training classes has been finalized. Emporia won't have a spotter training class until March, but National Weather Service meteorologist Chad Omitt says the course will still cover weather preparedness and emergency plans.
Fundraising continues through the seventh annual Playhouse Project.
This year, the project could be considered the first annual Shed Project after construction of a roughly $3,000 garden shed currently on display at Flint Hills Technical College. Regardless, proceeds benefit scholarships at Emporia State University and the tech college.
Emporia city commissioners are holding a study meeting Wednesday.
Commissioners will discuss the search for a new city manager during the meeting.
Lyon County commissioners will receive information about a potential improvement project near the Flint Hills Wildlife Refuge when they have their study meeting Wednesday.
The Emporia School Board has grants and reports on the agenda for its meeting Wednesday night.
The plan for renovating the Lee Beran Recreation Center fitness room and exercise studio is progressing.
The Emporia Recreation Commission voted 4-0 Monday to hire Emig and Associates to handle initial design work.
Emporians honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, by walking, singing, and praying.
A staple at the David Traylor Zoo has been off-exhibit for awhile, and now we know the reason why.