The Emporia Rescue Mission has reached its fundraising goal through its annual participation in the Feinstein Challenge. Reaching $60,000 is a milestone for Director Lee Alderman.
April tax receipts were $4.4 million short of expectations for Kansas, but even with that total possibly closing or perhaps an unexpected positive carryover in May lawmakers aren't expecting much change in their current budget discussion.
No injuries or damage were reported after a propane tank fire developed between Emporia and Americus on Friday.
Official word hasn't come down from AT&T, but all indications point to normal phone and Internet service resuming for businesses and residents affected by a lengthy outage Thursday.
Newman Regional Health administrators were hoping to add a Trauma Center designation this summer. That timetable is changing because the state has changed some of the application rules, meaning the hospital has had to re-submit its application.
The National Teachers Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is getting ready to head home after three whirlwind days of activities in Washington, D.C.
Known for its prowess and skill, the Russian National Ballet Theatre brought those qualities to Emporia State's Albert Taylor Hall Thursday for a one-night performance of "Don Quixote."