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Former Register of Deeds Victoria Lopez honored with retirement party on Monday afternoon

A Lyon County government official is now entering the next phase of her life.

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Wind advisory continues nearby with fire danger elevating

Windy conditions will start this week, meaning an elevated fire danger with the area's controlled burn season almost officially at hand.

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Burn permits available as fire season approaches

The start of grass fire season is officially a few weeks off yet, but dry conditions have Lyon County officials concerned about the season's possible severity.

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Case of pertussis (whooping cough) confirmed in Coffey Coffey

The whooping cough has now been reported in Coffey County.

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Playhouse Project, Bowl for Kids Sake extending registration deadlines

Two fundraisers with worthy goals are extending their registration deadlines.

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Nobody hurt, but traffic constricted for hours by truck-grass fire on Turnpike

Several area fire departments battled a truck-and-grass fire on the Kansas Turnpike in southeast Chase County on Sunday.

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Dave Hollond Memorial Youth Hunt gives kids memorable experiences

Many children and adolescents from the Emporia area got to enjoy hunting for the first time this weekend.

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NRH adds armed security with facility enhancements to come

Calling it an unfortunate sign of the times nationally, Newman Regional Health Chief Executive Officer Bob Wright says the hospital has had to add armed security guards as a preventive measure.

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