Planning is underway for the second annual Miss Flint Hills pageant coming to the Granada Theatre on Jan. 25.
Organizer Janice Williams says young women will be involved in the same lineup of activities for the Miss America pageants seen every year on TV.
The Garnett woman at the heart of an urgent search last week is now back with her family to receive additional medical attention.
Chase County Sheriff Richard Dorneker says 51-year-old Debra Johnston was released to her family Saturday night, several hours after she was discovered at a rural Chase County farmstead.
A powerful winter storm dumped snow across much of eastern Kansas from Saturday night into early Sunday morning, but many area residents were on the low side of earlier snow projections.
The Salvation Army is closing down its annual kettle campaign at 3 pm Tuesday.
A week ago, things were looking grim. However, Lt. Lynn Lopez says things have turned around in a hurry -- and there is a chance the drive can reach the goal of $42,000.
Chase County Sheriff Richard Dorneker says the discovery of Garnett resident Debra Johnston was, as he puts it, "sort of miraculous."
Over the past 18 months, the town of Bushong has raised about $1,000 to buy a civil defense siren. Mayor Fred Fechter says that money will go to installation costs after a special donation.
Local banking institutions are trying to find customers who may have spent this past Black Friday at a Target store.
ESB Financial Vice President Karen Sommers says customers who shopped at Target should cut up their current cards.
Work continues as Emporia State looks to finalize a master plan for growing the campus over the next 20 years.
Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs Ray Hauke says many items are yet to be settled, but there is clear direction on one goal.