Last-minute Christmas shopping proved fruitful for Emporia retailers, and now the day after is looking good as well.
Good news for holiday travelers: gas prices have dipped slightly across the state, making Kansas 3rd in the nation for having the least-expensive gas. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Kansas is a little over $3; Oklahoma and Missouri are slightly lower.
Lyon County Commissioners made quick work of their agenda Thursday morning, during their final action meeting of 2013.
Changes to Medicare may have caused some to put off enrolling for fear they weren't selecting the proper coverage, but time runs out next Wednesday with a deadline to select coverage for 2014.
The health insurance rollout is coming soon, and if you still have questions about the Affordable Care Act, never fear. Licensed navigators with the Flint Hills Community Health Center - Lyon County Health Department will be available to answer your questions about the marketplace, during several public events being hosted in the KVOE listening area.
The Flint Hills Community Health Center - Lyon County Health Department will be changing their hours of operation, after budget cuts on a county level.
Governor Sam Brownback made some recent appointments to state boards and commissions, including one Coffey County resident.
Senator Jerry Moran announced earlier this week that a member of his staff will hold open office hours on Monday, Jan. 6, to answer any questions from residents about issues such as Social Security, Medicare, veterans' affairs, or other concerns of a federal issue.