1. Here comes the sun... Today's expected high is 51ºF, with light winds throughout the day. Bundle up tonight, however, as temperatures are expected to drop into the low 30's, according to National Weather Service reports.
2. The board of education will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action on the proposed plan for school consolidation and the implementation of full-day kindergarten throughout the public school district. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to the public and audience members will have the floor to express their thoughts.
3. Did you attend the district-wide concert at Sage Park last night? Did you take photographs of your youngster performing? You can email your photos to us and we'll add them to .
4. The final budget workshop before the presentation of the fiscal year 2012 budget will be held tonight at Town Hall Council Chambers following the special board of education meeting. A preview of the budget presentation will be given. The workshop is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. This workshop is free and open to all.
5. On this day in history, 1855, Kansas' first election was hijacked by Missouri militia men who called themselves "Border Ruffians." The Border Ruffians terrorized the Kansas public, forcing the election of a pro-slavery government in the territory.