Green Dot Bioplastics is one of three finalists in Samsung's Extreme Tech Challenge — a global competition aimed at discovering "new technologies and innovations to solve the world's most extreme problems."
November is American Diabetes Month, and staff members at Newman Regional Health are using the occasion to help spread awareness and provide education resources to those affected by the disease.
A successful open house and subsequent community meeting have provided a long list of reasons to save and restore the century old Cottonwood Falls Grade School.
OLPE — The Olpe High football team’s dream of an undefeated season came to an end Friday evening as a late two-point conversion attempt was easily snuffed out, allowing the Centralia Panthers to escape with a 22-20 win in the quarterfinal round of the 1A Playoffs.
Thursday evening on the third floor of the Lyon County History Center, a handful of community members and three policy makers sat down over cookies and discussed some of the best ways in which to have meaningful discussions with policy makers.
City officials, local business owners and representatives from regional development groups gathered inside the Trusler Business Center Thursday evening for an informational meeting on industrial zoning.
Lyon County Commissioners unanimously approved the latest in a long line of improvements to area emergency response systems during Thursday morning’s action session.
Administrators and staff at William Allen White Elementary provided an overview of the school’s ongoing redesign to the Emporia Public Schools Board of Education during its regularly-scheduled meeting Wednesday.
City commissioners received an overview on state government during an action session Wednesday morning, hearing from Senator Jeff Longbine and representatives Eric Smith and Mark Schreiber on a variety of upcoming issues to be debated during January’s legislative session.
Local veterans hoping to learn more about health care options offered through the Veterans Health Administration since the rollout of the VA MISSION Act turned out for a community forum hosted by Newman Regional Health at American Legion Post 5 Tuesday evening.
Despite the chill in the air, the Flinthills Mall was warm with the spirit of community giving during the 6th annual Emporia Area Match Day Monday.
At approximately 6:05 p.m. Monday, Lyon County deputies, Emporia Police Department, Lyon County EMS and Lyon County/Emporia Water Rescue were dispatched to mile marker 133, Interstate 35 northbound for a vehicle in the water on the south side.
Bitter cold may have forced Monday’s Veterans Day Memorial Program inside the warmer confines of the Anderson Building, but the weather did little to affect the attendance — or mood.
Saturday morning and afternoon, Dan and Jan Smoots led groups of about 15 through a tasting and information session about the products Fanestil Meats offers this holiday season.
Emporia’s annual Veterans Day parade has been canceled due to the frigid wind chills expected throughout the day Monday. The All Veterans Program will still be at 11 a.m. but it has been moved indoors to the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds.
The Open House for The Children’s War: Images of World War II in Children’s Books captivated students and community members between pages of optimistic and honest war narratives and illustrations at Emporia State's William Allen White Library.
Having served in the armed forces themselves, locals Ray Fallen and Rhonda Denney know the importance of honoring veterans, no matter the age, race, gender — or even species.
After attending the information dinner a few days prior to leaving on Honor Flight No. 7, everyone surely would know that this was a special event just waiting to happen. I think I can speak for all 23 veterans on the trip that this was a first-class event that we all appreciate very much.
Like many non-profit organizations, Food For Students relies on help from a number of volunteers to keep its mission to feed Emporia kids alive. A special partnership between the nonprofit and students from the Transitions program has blossomed into something that perfectly exemplifies the “…
The annual meeting of the Veterans Roundtable, which began in 2002, commenced Thursday evening at Emporia State University in the Preston Family Room.
Dozens of farmers and residents of rural Lyon County gathered Thursday evening in the courthouse annex for the first of four free ELC-Z workshops on upcoming changes to city and county zoning regulations.
Veteran’s Day celebrations kick into high gear this weekend with the 16th Annual Emporia Freedom Fest this Saturday at the All Veteran’s Memorial, 931 S. Commercial St.
A Lyon County Sheriff’s Office employee received national recognition Thursday for excellence in overseeing the county’s approximately 200 active registered offenders.
Write-in votes were tallied and winners were announced Thursday for the races which did not have a nominee or enough to fill the number of seats being vacated.
County Commissioners officially approved a Lyon County Area Transportation funding grant for fiscal year 2021 during a regularly-scheduled action session Thursday morning.
Riverside Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-graders participated in a mini-Match Day as part of the Growing Up Giving program Wednesday morning.
Emporia State University celebrated the fifth anniversary of helping students fight food insecurity with Corky’s Cupboard Tuesday afternoon in the Memorial Union.
Emporia City Commissioners accepted a $17,000 donation from the Emporia Eastside Community Group during an action section Wednesday afternoon in the Municipal Courtroom.
Walmart and The Salvation Army are joining forces to provide toys to 300 local children in need during the holidays with a toy drive event from 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Walmart, 2310 Industrial Rd.