This upcoming weekend is highlighted by multi-day events across the area.
Lyon County commissioners took care of various business matters in their action session Thursday.
The buzz is evident at Emporia State University as Hornet students began moving into residence halls on campus Thursday.
The site of a gas condensate spill near Olpe has been cleaned up to KDHE satisfaction.
The four major funding boards donating money to Camp Alexander have released a joint letter indicating why they they have either put new conditions on funding or suspended donations. The Kansas Volunteer Commission has also outlined what they have requested from the camp Thursday after saying Camp Alexander was out of compliance with the AmeriCorps program grant regulations.
School is underway for USD 253 Emporia and South Lyon County, as well as Emporia Christian School and Sacred Heart.
One person has had his first appearance in Americus Municipal Court after a dog attacked two people last month.
New and returning students Emporia State University have an extra helping hand starting this year.