The state and area jobless rates have climbed from June to July.
Milling and overlay work is now underway in downtown Emporia as part of the annual Konnecting LINK project.
As many as 2,300 students of Emporia State University and Flint Hills Technical College will pack the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Commercial Street for the annual Welcome Back Block Party on Monday.
Emporia Main Street was mentioned over the past weekend in Parade Magazine.
Earlier this year, the Kansas Department of Transportation solicited input on the fiscal 2014 to 2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. KDOT is now asking for input on the fiscal 2015 to 2018 plan.
Emporia was the site of a last-minute stop for U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman Sunday.
A few Emporians were drenched in cold water Sunday for a charitable cause.
The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation as a viral effort to raise awareness for ALS.