Following a second-place finish at the Class 5A debate four-person tournament over the weekend, Emporia High head coach Scott Bonnet says he's pleased with the team's effort. He's also planning to reload, not rebuild, for next year.
New computers are coming to the Emporia Public Library.
The Trusler Foundation is granting over $12,000 and the Clint Bowyer 79 Fund adding another $5,700.
USD 251 North Lyon County is interviewing its third superintendent candidate Monday.
Roger Stumpf is currently the superintendent and principal for USD 106 Western Plains. He is in his fourth year in those roles and previously served three years as a principal for USD 322 Onaga.
Emporia firefighters handled a small brush fire in the city limits Sunday.
The spring semester will officially kick off Tuesday at 2pm, when Emporia State University President Dr. Michael Shonrock speaks to faculty, staff, students and the community during the General Assembly.
A rollover accident Sunday morning left one passenger with minor injuries, but that person refused hospital transport.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, and Emporia will be celebrating the day with a full slate of events.
Firefighters from several area departments battled a handful of grass fires north and northwest of Emporia on Saturday afternoon.
Fire crews from Emporia, Allen-Admire and Americus were first called out to the 300 block of Road "L" just after 1 pm. Minimal damage was noted.