More discussion on the Convention and Visitors Bureau's new website is coming later this month.
Two special meetings are planned for presentations. Civic Plus of Manhattan will present first Jan. 28. IM Design of Emporia will make its pitch Jan. 29.
Lyon County commissioners are moving forward with plans to upgrade three timber culverts near the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge.
The federal government is proposing new regulations designed to improve child safety in side-impact crashes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to upgrade standards for child seats holding children who weigh up to 40 pounds. A new test simulating a side crash would be involved.
The Emporia man who pleaded no contests to writing obscene letters to several Lyon County residents will be sentenced Thursday, barring a second delay.
Thomas Hebb pleaded to 39 combined counts of obscenity and stalking back in October after facing nearly 60 counts originally.
A Hartford truck driver was hurt in a crash near Gardner on Tuesday.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says 32-year-old William Johnston was northbound on Interstate 35 when he drifted onto the right shoulder just south of Gardner.
Blustery, cold conditions are expected early Thursday. As a result, the National Weather Service has posted a wind chill advisory covering much of Kansas, including all the KVOE listening area.
The newly-renovated Trusler Residence Hall is open, and the freshmen are moving in. Assistant Director of Residential Life Paul Jacobsen-Miller says people were "chomping at the bit" to move in since Sunday, and now they face a unique problem.
One area school district has started interviewing finalists for its superintendent position. Another has ended that process.