Emporia firefighters were called to a home in south Emporia for a fire, but the blaze was largely out by the time they arrived.
The Flint Hills Community Health Center board of directors took care of some routine business during their meeting Tuesday.
The Emporia Salvation Army is starting to run quite low on a lot of food items.
The Lyon County Emergency Management office is reminding residents to pick up free burn permits if they haven't already done so but plan a controlled burn this year.
After finishing in the top five in the Berkeley Springs Best-Tasting Water in the World contest the past three years, the city of Emporia is planning major upgrades to its ozone filtration system this year. Part of the reason why, according to City Manager Mark McAnarney, is to keep Emporia among the world's elite when it comes to tap water.
The individual academic success of four Emporia High students was celebrated at the school Tuesday.
Close to 400,000 Kansas residents could be affected by the Anthem data breach announced earlier this month.
A lighter agenda is on tap for Emporia city commissioners this week.