Newman Regional Health is celebrating the birth of 2014 with a New Year's Day baby.
Eden Silver was born at 11:31 am Wednesday to Tori Silver of Emporia.
Friday's brief warmup should finish off any slick spots across the area after late sunshine helped to melt a lot of those away Thursday.
The number of slick spots diminished once the sun came out by mid-afternoon.
After two successful runs last year, the Emporia Recreation Commission is starting the new year with two Couch to 5K sessions beginning Monday.
Program supervisor Amanda Gutierrez says the nine-week course is a life-changer for those involved.
There's still time to enroll in the health insurance marketplace if you haven't done so already. For those folks who enrolled before Jan. 1, their coverage has already taken effect.
The Kansas Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Office rolled out a new system on Jan. 1. This new system increases compliance with federal and state department of transportation. The property tax placed on commercial vehicles will also be replaced with a fee.
A popular brand of disc golf equipment based in Emporia is expanding.
Dynamic Discs has acquired a 10,000 square-foot warehouse for distribution purposes at 3601 West Sixth, dovetailing with current retail and office operations at 912 Commercial.
Through one lens, the 58 tornadoes to hit Kansas last year made 2013 an average year.
Look through two others, and that figure is actually pretty low.
The man accused of selling methamphetamine to law enforcement authorities late last month will have a preliminary hearing next month.