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Nearly 700 come out for 2017 Walnut Turkey Day Dash

Before people stuffed their faces, several stuffed the front lawn of Walnut Elementary for the 2017 edition of the Walnut Turkey Day Dash.

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Four Emporia teens in jail after alleged kidnapping, beating of teen

Four Emporia teenagers have been arrested after allegedly kidnapping and beating a 16-year-old last weekend.

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Lt. Gov. Colyer appoints new Secretary of DCF

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer on Wednesday appointed Gina Meier-Hummel of Lawrence as the new Secretary of the Department for Children and Families. Meier-Hummell replaces outgoing Director Phyllis Gilmore, who announced her retirement earlier this month.

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Longbine, Schreiber thanked for work on health care issues

A pair of local lawmakers were recognized by health officials for their support of health care issues during the 2017 Kansas legislative session.

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Lyon County Commission adopts Comprehensive Plan

Lyon County Commissioners have followed the City of Emporia in adopting the joint comprehensive plan.

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Lyon County Extension urging food safety following Thanksgiving meal

Many will be "bellying" up to the Thanksgiving dinner table today but the likelyhood is, despite your best effort, there will be leftovers.

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ESU international students making plans for Thanksgiving

As many of us rush home for Thanksgiving this weekend, it's easy to forget that not everyone will be going home for the holiday.

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Lights are on bright at the David Traylor Zoo

The David Traylor Zoo is now lit up with Holiday cheer.

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