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Local lawmakers weigh in on CMS criticism of KanCare

Local lawmakers are concerned about the status of KanCare after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said the program is "substantively out of compliance" with federal law and regulations.

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Joint city-county meeting focuses on comprehensive plan, mental health matters

Emporia city and Lyon County commissioners discussed several projects where both levels of government can move together during the first joint meeting of the year.

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Legislative Dialogues announced

Dates for two Legislative Dialogues have been announced by the Emporia Chamber and Visitors Bureau Government Matters Committee and the League of Women Voters.

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Elevator sticks between floors, briefly trapping woman

Emporia firefighters got a call to help a woman trapped in a downtown elevator Friday morning.

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Emporia State holding first Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in decades

Emporia State is hosting Nina Turner as their first Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture speaker in decades.

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Annual Red Dress Masquerade Ball for Newman Regional Health is scheduled for Feb. 11

Beta Sigma Phi is holding its annual Red Dress Masquerade Ball to benefit cardiac care at Newman Regional Health.

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LIEAP application event held at Salvation Army

As the Winter has waxed a waned, The Department of Health and Human Services has started their The Low Income Energy Assistance Program again.

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Lyon County to offer tire amnesty program as way to battle Zika

Thanks to a grant from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Lyon County is taking a unique approach to reducing the risk of Zika virus.

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