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Burn restrictions start Saturday as part of annual Smoke Management Plan

Saturday is April 1, meaning the start of burn restrictions as part of the annual Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan.

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United Way names grant recipients

The United Way of the Flint Hills has announced its grant recipients after completing its 2016-17 fundraising campaign.

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Lyon County officials hope new Wolf Creek emergency hosting plan will work better for all involved

Lyon County is shelving a longstanding agreement with Coffey County for housing people in case Wolf Creek has a nuclear incident.

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City OKs Farmers Market move, gives direction on stormwater utility

Emporia city commissioners had a wide-ranging study meeting Wednesday.

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KVOE studios serves as check distribution point for St. Patrick's Committee

There was a lot of applause at the KVOE studios Thursday, and with good reason. The St. Patrick's Committee handed out its fundraising bounty to 17 different charitable groups and organizations.

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Override effort underway after governor vetoes Medicaid expansion

Gov. Sam Brownback has vetoed Medicaid expansion as approved by both the Kansas House and Senate.

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Drought dented in pockets by recent rain

Five-plus inches of rain from Friday to Tuesday weren't enough to clear significant parts of the KVOE listening area from drought conditions.

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Tire takeback to end Friday

Time is running out for people wanting to dump old tires as part of Lyon County's tire amnesty event.

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