Emporia, KS

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County appraisal numbers up, changes to vehicle tag renewals discussed during county commission meeting

Lyon County commissioners fielded an update on appraisal numbers from County Appraiser Gary Stapp during their action meeting Thursday.

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Recovery ongoing in Reading after deadly 2011 tornado

Four years ago, a tornado touched down northeast of Emporia. That twister later slammed into Reading, killing one person and causing million of dollars in damages.

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On-Air Chat guest Hill comments on budget stalemate

Nearly a week now into a special session, lawmakers are still undecided on how to close a budget gap of over $400 million.

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Dirty Kanza preparations continue

In less than 10 days, the Dirty Kanza gravel-grinding phenomenon will celebrate "a decade of Dirty."

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State senior health rank dips

There are some mixed numbers in the latest report on senior health in Kansas, but the bottom line is the state slide to the middle of the pack for the final tally.

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One road added to Lyon County's closed list after flooding

Lyon County's lowland roads near the Cottonwood and Neosho rivers are messy, but at least most of them are now above water and starting to dry out.

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League of Women Voters forum deals with state budget crisis, resident disconnect

How to fix the ongoing budget saga in Topeka -- and the voter disconnect prevalent across Kansas -- was the subject of a special community forum hosted by the Emporia League of Women Voters on Wednesday night.

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City Commission approves All Veterans Memorial matching grant, next phase of Becker Addition project study

Emporia city commissioners approved a neighborhood improvement project and a memorial project to advance.

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