Fifteen organizations celebrated and said "thank you" as the Emporia Community Foundation wrapped up its first Match Day with a check presentation at Flinthills Mall which was heard on 14 KVOE and 96.9 FM.
2014 was a big year for economic development in Emporia.
It may be hard to believe, but planning is now underway for the next election cycle affecting city commissions, city councils and school boards.
Misdemeanor traffic charges against a Coffey County political candidate have been dropped.
The governor's media relations office has not responded to an email seeking comment from Gov. Sam Brownback or Budget Director Shawn Sullivan on the current budget and potential long-range plans, but one of Sullivan's predecessors says it will be extremely difficult to balance next year's budget without widespread pain.
Emporia city commissioners are setting up for an action meeting Wednesday night.
The Emporia Public Library has another prospective director candidate in town Wednesday.