Emporia's Eastside Memorial Park will have holiday activities this weekend, including a recognition of an Emporia State professor devoted to helping the development process for park improvements.
Fire developed and was put out quickly in east Emporia on Friday morning.
Learning from last year, the Keep It a Safe Summer event brought double the amount of hot dogs this time around, and roughly double the amount of people out to enjoy some community activities.
Lyon County commissioners fielded an update on appraisal numbers from County Appraiser Gary Stapp during their action meeting Thursday.
Four years ago, a tornado touched down northeast of Emporia. That twister later slammed into Reading, killing one person and causing million of dollars in damages.
Nearly a week now into a special session, lawmakers are still undecided on how to close a budget gap of over $400 million.
In less than 10 days, the Dirty Kanza gravel-grinding phenomenon will celebrate "a decade of Dirty."