Regionalism is fast becoming critical for cities and counties to expand their economic options, and the Flint Hills Regional Council laid out its strategic plan for its member cities and counties during a retreat at Emporia State University on Friday.
Shortly after Democrat Paul Davis announced he was running for governor, he said he would consider freezing the state's push to eliminate income taxes. A study by the state's nonpartisan research department says that plan would increase tax revenue by $20 million in fiscal 2016.
Showers and thunderstorms held our temperatures down Friday. That does not appear likely Saturday.
No one's asking "where's the beef?" this weekend, for it can be found at the Lyon County Fairgrounds at the 28th annual Flint Hills Beef Fest.
Emporia's Konnecting LINK projects now will stretch into next week.
Cloud cover provided a welcome respite from anticipated heat Friday, but the hottest air of the summer is supposed to make its presence felt again this weekend.
The first-ever KVOE Fire Hose Challenge is dripping with success.
Camp Alexander's financial future hasn't been determined, but the camp's grounds figure to be very busy in the coming months.