A week remains before the third annual Hope-A-Palooza concert and auctions to benefit SOS on March 28.
According to the Kansas Department of Labor, the state's jobless situation is looking up even though the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 4.2 percent from January to February.
Over the past several months, Newman Regional Health and Flint Hills Community Health Center have been preparing to bring a special prenatal education program, "Becoming A Mom," to the area. The March of Dimes Kansas Chapter has given the local effort a $15,000 grant to help.
Formal charges are pending after a crash involving a car and a power pole in north Lyon County early Saturday.
No injuries were reported after a small grass fire developed in Thorndale on Friday.
The debut of the Kanza Film Challenge has been postponed until next year.
The 13th annual Flint Hills Technical College benefit auction is coming next month.