The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating crashes that hurt two women Wednesday.
Work is underway to repair a bridge just east of Emporia.
Emporia State University begins its Visiting Writers Series on Friday.
Emporia State University opens the 2014 football season Thursday, and both ESU and the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce saw a big turnout -- and plenty of photo and video opportunities -- at the Swarm the Nest Hornet Rally at Welch Stadium Wednesday evening.
Chad Taylor, the Democrat running for U.S. Senate, has dropped out of the race.
Emporia city commissioners approved several projects during Wednesday's action session, namely the purchase of equipment for the citywide recycling program.
Team Schnak is heading to Lake Tahoe on Thursday.