Local lawmakers say there is a monumental task ahead when they convene the 2015 session Jan. 12. That task: balancing the budget with a $280 million hole expected for the next six months and another $650 million gap starting in July.
Fundraising continues as Flint Hills Technical College looks to erect a state-of-the-art Welding Training Center by August.
Light snow is in the forecast picture for Monday. So are sharply colder temperatures, according to TV-13 meteorologist Collin Myers. He's anticipating light snow would move in first before temperatures start sliding.
The two individuals allegedly responsible for a marijuana grow operation south of Eureka are tentatively set for trial just after Valentine's Day.
Traffic was compressed in parts of downtown Emporia after what was first reported as an injury accident Monday morning.
An investigation continues after an injury crash between Emporia and Neosho Rapids on Friday night.
KDOT says the number of fatality and injury accidents are on the rise after speed limits were boosted to 75 mph on select highways.