Lyon County commissioners had a short action meeting Thursday.
Tragedy on national and personal levels are the topics of this year's William Allen White Children's Book Awards.
Longtime Kansas Sen. Bob Dole has made himself a very busy schedule, and he spent a little more than an hour in Emporia on Wednesday as part of that schedule.
The Emporia School Board had a cut-and-dry meeting Wednesday, approving several items in the consent agenda and discussing a few long-track items.
Gov. Sam Brownback has announced intent to file for a second term in office.
Emporia City commissioners covered a wide variety of topics during their study session Wednesday.
Of major note, commissioners discussed the curbside recycling program, which has been on the table for over a year.
The Regional Development Association and Emporia Enterprises had a joint luncheon with city and county commissioners Wednesday, and talked about past and present successes.
Folks attending the 2014 Law Enforcement Memorial Service -- or listening and viewing the service through KVOE and KVOE.com -- got a powerful perspective on how an officer's death can impact their co-workers and an entire community.