Three local organizations are a little richer after Thursday's check presentation at PrairieLand Partners John Deere.
The Kansas Board of Regents approved two items of note for Emporia State University during Wednesday's meeting.
Emporia city commissioners had a full evening of meetings Wednesday. Commissioners held a budget meeting before their action session.
No injuries were reported, but a load of dog treats was partially destroyed when fire developed in a semi trailer in far west Emporia on Wednesday afternoon.
Thanks to a second round of property tax abatements ending for the Westar peak energy plant near Reading, Lyon County residents could enjoy a reduction in their mil levy for a second straight year.
Lyon County deputies are investigating a possible injury accident that happened along Burlingame Road earlier Wednesday afternoon.
Emporia Main Street is planning to look back at past successes and ahead to the future with its annual meeting Thursday.
The Aug. 5 primary has a lot of candidates looking short-term at their political futures. Some, though, are looking ahead to the general election with no primary opponents.