Dirty Kanza is here! Festivities kick off today for the 2016 Dirty Kanza. The DK Store at 727 Commercial Street, is open from 4-7 pm. With 2,200 riders and their family and support crews, we will have lots of visitors in town. Please stay alert for cyclists as they will be everywhere! Be sure to…

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Dirty Kanza is coming! Emporia will soon welcome approximately 2,200 bicycle riders to town who will compete in the Dirty Kanza. There are 1,000 riders registered in the signature event, Dirty Kanza 200. The 100-mile DK Half Pint has 600 riders and the 50-mile DK Lite has 300 riders. Registration for the 20-mile DK Fun…

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Next week we will celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week (May 1-7, 2016). NTTW was established by Congressional resolution in 1983 and is the annual salute to travel in America. Saluting and celebrating travel? What’s up with that? This celebration is a “toot your own horn” event allowing communities to showcase the impact of travel…

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