Emporian Heidi Pineda is recovering remarkably well after she was hurt and two family members were killed in a wreck in Texas almost two months ago.
The Flint Hills Regional Council says the seven-county region joining forces for economic development benefits from a host of tourism attractions, high manufacturing capacity and its involvement in the Animal Health Corridor, but it also is threatened by its dependence on a small number of employers, an aging population and a divide between rural and urban residents.
Kansas has been granted a one-year flexibility waiver from certain provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act. The state's high-risk status, in place for a year, has also been removed by the U.S. Department of Education.
A Council Grove woman has been appointed to the Kansas State Banking Board.
Emporia State University believes its fledgling Honors College will take flight and be "something special" all of Kansas can be proud of.
Osage County authorities are announcing the death of a Scranton youngster earlier this week.
A Lyon County farm with plenty of history and acreage was sold at auction Thursday.
One man faces sentencing in October after he was convicted this week on charges of kidnapping and robbery.