Holidays are typically busy at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve north of Strong City, and there is something extra to mark this weekend.
The second annual 5K "Tie Dye" run is set for Sept. 6 on the Emporia State campus. It's a fund raising activity that benefits Emporia Child Care and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Flint Hills.
Emporia's new veterans banner project has generated a lot of interest.
Tickets are racing out the door for the Emporia Area Chamber and Visitor's Bureau's annual EASCAR event coming up.
Emporia Habitat for Humanity's Jim Kessler has detailed the need for a homeowner for this year's house, which was scheduled to be built earlier this summer.
Emporia Police officers will be out in force this holiday weekend, according to Lt. Jim Tilton.
Gov. Sam Brownback is tapping a one-time legal adviser to fill a position on the Kansas Supreme Court, bypassing two candidates -- including one from Emporia -- with longer careers as judges.
The winners of the first-annual Catch, Photo and Release Contest were announced during Friday's episode of "What's In Outdoors."