Emporia, KS

Humidity: 60 %
Wind : NNW at 18 mph


Slick roads causing more travel troubles

So far, no hospital trips have been needed after slick conditions led to a pair of injury accident reports Friday. However, Sheriff Jeff Cope is urging drivers to be careful on the roads -- especially with the freezing mist responsible for Friday's accidents possibly returning early Saturday.

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Jobless rates climb slightly

The state's jobless rate held nearly steady from October to November. Unemployment rates climbed somewhat for Lyon and all surrounding counties.

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United Way drive passes 80 percent of goal

A lot of "happy dancing" has been taking place inside Kress Center -- specifically, the United Way of the Flint Hills office.

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Weekend events have holiday flavor

The holidays are upon us, and that means several special events this weekend.

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Emporia Community Foundation announces 2015 grant winners

The Emporia Community Foundation has announced its beneficiaries for its 2015 grant cycle.

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Soul of Emporia merrier after Kenji Bolden winter concert

The proof of the Christmas spirit is indeed in the puddin' -- especially after Thursday's special concert.

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Scam calls continue from purported IRS agents

Emporia Police say they are receiving complaints from local residents who say they have been called by people claiming to work with the Internal Revenue Service.

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Gas prices keep tumbling

Thanks to a combination of factors not seen in years, local gas prices are at levels we haven't seen in close to a decade.

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