Lyon County youth involved in the 4-H Exchange program took a step closer to their upcoming trip to Michigan with a biscuits and gravy fundraiser Saturday.
Firefighters from several Lyon and Greenwood County jurisdictions spent much of the daylight hours Saturday fighting a series of grass fires that broke out in southwest Lyon County.
Hundreds of people went to White Auditorium for the 10th annual Spring Expo on Saturday as hosted by the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce.
The move isn't quite finished yet, but Waters True Value welcomed the area to its new, larger store Saturday.
Lyon County District Court will be a busy place at the start of the week.
A week remains before the third annual Hope-A-Palooza concert and auctions to benefit SOS on March 28.
According to the Kansas Department of Labor, the state's jobless situation is looking up even though the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 4.2 percent from January to February.
Over the past several months, Newman Regional Health and Flint Hills Community Health Center have been preparing to bring a special prenatal education program, "Becoming A Mom," to the area. The March of Dimes Kansas Chapter has given the local effort a $15,000 grant to help.