The Kansas Turnpike Authority says it plans to spend around $3 million to bring culverts on a two-mile stretch of highway southwest of Emporia up to minimum design standards after two fatal flood-related accidents the past dozen years.
This weekend's 4-H activities wrapped up with the swine show at the Lyon County Fairgrounds.
70 years ago Sunday, a nuclear bomb named Fat Man missed its target of Nagasaki, Japan, and landed in the hillside on top of the only Catholic community in that area. A few days prior, the town of Hiroshima had been obliterated by another bomb which didn't miss its target. These bombs brought World War II to a horrifying end.
The investigation continues into a fatality crash on the Kansas Turnpike southwest of Emporia.
Emporia State University continues an internal investigation into allegations of racial misconduct in the School of Library and Information Management.
A hearing date is pending in Ford County in the case of a man accused of killing a former Emporia woman last year.
'Tis the season for more Ice Bucket Challenge events, including the one at Waters True Value Saturday.