Thursday night's Midnight Madness shopping session had Commercial Street packed. Most businesses along Commercial were open from 8 to midnight, seeing the crux of their business right at the beginning of the event.
State assessment reports were the biggest item on the agenda for the Emporia School Board meeting Wednesday night.
Emporia State University will now be the second Regents university in the state to incorporate the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Program into its curriculum. The program was developed at K-State, and its designed to give high school
students a chance to explore the field of accounting, and shed light on degree and career opportunities.
USD 252 South Lyon County school board had an action meeting Wednesday night, with a packed agenda on the table.
Lyon County commissioners approved two purchase requests at their action meeting Thursday.
A local family is raising money to help people in India get the water they need for daily life.
Britanie Ramirez is leaving next summer on a mission trip through Angel House Ministries. She says her kids had a lot of questions about the project when she told them of her trip.
For nearly three decades, the streets of Delane, Darlene, Diane and Hillcrest light up during the holidays in advance of the neighborhood's annual toy drop. That event returns starting Friday night.
Lawmakers officially return to work next month when the 2014 legislative session begins.
On KVOE's On-Air Chat on Wednesday, Emporia Sen. Jeff Longbine said there are several federal issues, such as health care reform, Medicaid and sequester cuts which could become major discussion points starting in January.