Small increases were noted in the latest unemployment report from the Kansas Department of Labor.
Patrons of USD 251 have been discussing whether to refurbish their current school buildings or construct a new facility for a long time. A decision may well be coming this year, and residents and patrons are encouraged to give their thoughts during a series of meetings over the coming months.
The Emporia-Lyon County Metropolitan Area Planning Commission has several requests before it during the board's monthly meeting Tuesday night.
The Flint Hills Community Health Center Board of Directors will discuss budgets and statistics at its monthly meeting Tuesday.
Emporia's incumbents in the upcoming City Commission and USD 253 school board races are all running to keep their seats.
Approximately 200 acres of pastureland were burned Saturday in a large grass fire north of Emporia along the Americus Road.
Lyon County deputies say an evasive driving maneuver led to Saturday morning's injury accident in south Lyon County.
Emporia and Americus firefighters were called out to fight a grass fire Saturday.