The rapid growth of the Dirty Kanza bike races are prompting a move for two other sporting activities hosted by Emporia for decades.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has declared this week as Wildfire Awareness Week.
The governor says preparation is "crucial in preventing the loss of life and property" that wildfires bring.
Emporia city commissioners have an action session Wednesday night.
The first meetings are coming Tuesday evening as the Emporia School District gains input for possibly changing its elementary enrollment boundaries.
Numerous local landowners and property managers attended Monday's Property Trends Roadshow, at the Bowyer Community Building. The roadshow is sponsored through KARL, the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program.
Emporia's transient guest taxes jumped significantly from fiscal 2012 to fiscal 2013, and they are headed up again at the start of fiscal 2014.
The Hostess flagship production facility is expanding. Work is underway to add a 36,000 square-foot warehouse and a new product line to the Emporia plant.
The naming contest is underway.
The David Traylor Zoo wants you to help it name its newest addition -- an 18-week-old cougar cub who arrived at the zoo a few weeks ago. On KVOE's Morning Show on Monday, zoo director Lisa Keith said the young cub is adapting well to its new surroundings after a harrowing experience.