Emporia State is the host of several activities this week, including Thursday's Sonia Kovalevsky Mathematics Day. The 20th anniversary of this event honors women in high school for their accomplishments in mathematics.
Lyon County commissioners had a busy action meeting Thursday.
Commissioners approved a memorandum of understanding with Coffey County to house Wolf Creek employees in case of a disaster at the nuclear plant through August 2015. Commission Chair Rollie Martin says this is part of the latest round of negotiations between Lyon County, Coffey County and Wolf Creek.
Thursday's ESU Buzz with President Dr. Michael Shonrock concentrated on updates the university provided the Kansas Board of Regents this week.
Shonrock says the thrust of the meetings with the Regents was how ESU "leverages its institutional assets."
Since announcing plans to build a 40-acre development at 24th and Industrial Road a few weeks ago, representatives of Emporia Land Development LLC have said they want people to chime in with their thoughts. About 35 people did just that at a special public meeting Wednesday evening.
USD 253 Emporia Public Schools mostly discussed College and Career Readiness and boundary changes during their board meeting Wednesday.
Raising $575,000 in 75 days? No problem. The United Way of the Flint Hills rounded out its annual fundraising drive with two exciting numbers to share.
1,100 Emporia High School students were scattered throughout the school and the community Wednesday as part of "College and Career Day."