Lyon County commissioners breezed through their action meeting Thursday.
Emporia State University will be ringing Silent Joe for two special gifts Friday.
Robert Wright is optimistic in his first week as CEO of Newman Regional Health.
A media-only meet-and-greet was held with Wright Thursday. Wright tells KVOE News he was immediately impressed with Newman Regional's facilities and people.
USD 251 North Lyon County's superintendent has already sat in the chair briefly. Now Aron Dody has the position full-time.
USD 253 Emporia school board had a short meeting Wednesday, starting with a dinner with the Emporia High School student council. The student council presented some of their concerns and ideas to the board, including returning to the shorter school day, longer school year model.
Chase County schools were on lockdown all day Wednesday.
The deadline for grant applications through the Emporia Community Foundation is next month, and director Shirley Antes says there have been no submissions yet.
City commissioners had a detailed study meeting Wednesday, but only covered a couple of topics.