A man involved in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 400 brought concerns to Greenwood County commissioners at their weekly meeting Monday morning.
Teresa Briggs of Healthier Lyon County came to the city’s Wednesday study session to talk with city commissioners about the possibility of adding vaping to an ordinance that prevents smoking in public places.
A request to construct a communications tower northwest of Emporia has been tabled for at least 30 days following a meeting of the Lyon County Commission Thursday morning.
At its Wednesday night meeting, the City Commission approved a request by Community National Bank to override an objection by the State Historical Preservation Society, recommending that bank officials not be allowed to tear down the building at 701 Merchant St.
The City Commission held a brief weekly meeting Wednesday during which commissioners accepted a bid for the replacement of concrete at the city’s public works center.
Renovations and replacement of a generator at the Lyon County Jail are expected to begin in September following a meeting of the Lyon County Commission Thursday morning.
When Kansas State University Professor Sunanda Dissanayake and other researchers studied traffic fatalities in Kansas, they expected to find that more people had died on the roads.
A Marion-based construction company has been hired for an interior improvement project at the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office following a meeting of the Lyon County Commission Thursday morning at the courthouse.
CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness reported a positive year in review during a meeting of the Lyon County Commission Thursday morning at the courthouse.
Randy Talkington was officially sworn in as Chase County Commissioner earlier this week. Talkington joins fellow commissioners Tony Hazelton and Bill Fillmore.
Editor’s note: At Wednesday’s Emporia City Commission meeting at the Civic Building, Emporia Mayor Danny Giefer gave his State of the City address. Here is the full text of the speech:
Editor’s note: Kevin Rabas, chair of the Department of English, Modern Languages and Journalism at Emporia State University and Poet Laureate of Kansas, read an original poem Monday during the inauguration of Governor Laura Kelly. Below is his poem, titled ‘Kansas Awakening.’
Kansas Legislators are preparing for the new legislative session, which will commence on Monday morning. Local legislators shared their thoughts on the coming sessions.
Public Works Director Frank Abart is saying goodbye to Emporia after about four years. He’s taking the position of Public Works Director for the City of Bonner Springs.
Vice Mayor Jon Geitz stood in for Mayor Danny Giefer at the city commission’s action session Wednesday night, where commission members voted on a variety of items, including city policies and purchases and installed members on city boards.
The City of Emporia will host a public meeting to discuss the impending Downtown Sanitary Sewer Collection System Rehabilitation Project 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the City Commission Room/Courtroom on the lower level of the Civic Auditorium at 522 Mechanic St. The public is encouraged to attend.
Kansas Rep. Mark Schreiber spoke about the upcoming Kansas legislative session Saturday at the Emporia Area League of Women Voters’ brunch at the Emporia Country Club.
HOUSTON — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.
Lyon County Commissioners discussed two pay estimates regarding the costs of recent construction to Rural Water District No. 1 during an action session Wednesday morning at the courthouse.
Lyon County Commissioners approved a motion to republish 2018 budget expenditures for both the Road & Bridge and Noxious Weeds departments during a short action session at the courthouse Thursday morning.
Lyon County Clerk Tammy Vopat praised election office staff and poll workers on a smooth General Election at a meeting of the Lyon County Commission Thursday morning.
Local government officials and Chase County residents gathered at the Strong City Depot Tuesday morning for a roundtable discussion on the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s newly-drafted floodplain maps.
The mood at the Lyon County Republican headquarters was a bit subdued Tuesday evening as Democratic candidate Laura Kelly built on an early lead to propel herself to the governor’s office.
With less than 24 hours before the general election, Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District Alan LaPolice made a stop at The Emporia Gazette office Monday afternoon.