Wednesday's announcement listing Emporia and Lyon County as a university community still has some research to do as to how this will benefit Emporia State, Flint Hills Technical College, Emporia and Lyon County, but all involved say there are benefits to be had.
Rain is likely across the eastern half of Kansas through Friday afternoon.
The Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas has its monthly meeting Friday.
Halloween is the next holiday ahead, but Chase County is thinking Christmas this weekend.
Local law enforcement got to blow the whistle -- not literally though -- on traffic violators during the Officer on a Train program Wednesday.
Enrollmentand headcount numbers were the focus of Wednesday's USD 253 Emporia school board meeting.
Rain appears likely at some point within the next several days.
Emporia city and Lyon County commissioners each had separate meetings Wednesday, then a joint meeting plenty of topics to discuss throughout.