In the next few weeks, the Kansas Board of Regents will receive an update on Emporia State University's campus master plan options.
Monday's Talk of Emporia on 14 KVOE is essentially a preview to those discussions and a way to let listeners chime in with their thoughts.
The Emporia Salvation Army is asking residents to help with its annual bell-ringing campaign.
Lt. Lynn Lopez says about $10,000 is in the bank. Goal is $42,000 by Christmas Eve.
Small Business Saturday is apparently catching on.
Downtown Emporia merchants reported brisk traffic at their locations Saturday.
New computer usage policies will go into effect Monday at the Emporia Public Library.
Director Sue Blechl says the library will now require all computer users to have a free library card. They must also present a photo ID and proof of current address if they want to use the computers.
Earlier this fall, several places in America and England noticed a spike in parvovirus. That spike hasn't been seen locally, but veterinarian Dr. Floyd Dorsey says parvo case numbers are pretty constant in town.
The first day of business for the Flint Hills Optimists Tree Lot is very busy. Optimist Joe Michaels says over 50 people showed up immediately.
If the traffic Friday morning is any indication, Black Friday could lead to a good holiday shopping season for local retailers.
Discussions on education funding continue with lawmakers set to begin the 2014 session in less than two months and a major decision from the Kansas Supreme Court still pending on whether the state is adequately funding K-through-12 education.