Emporia, KS

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USD 253 Superintendent Theresa Davidson announces her retirement

USD 253 Superintendent Theresa Davidson has worked in the district for 13 years, six in her current position.

She decided Wednesday that was enough.

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ESU campus, Emporia community Swarms the Nest

The north end of Welch Stadium was buzzing with activity during the second annual Swarm the Nest Hornet Rally.

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FHTC dives into Ice Bucket Challenge for second straight year

Wednesday wasn't the warmest day for an Ice Bucket Challenge, but temperatures in the mid-80s didn't deter about 45 students, faculty and administrators at Flint Hills Technical College from taking the college's second annual Ice Bucket Challenge.

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5th Judicial District Judge Lee Fowler to sit with Kansas Supreme Court Sep. 14

5th Judicial District Judge Lee Fowler has been appointed to sit with the Kansas Supreme Court for a day.

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City Commission, Emporia Enterprises clarify funding; update given on curbside recycling

Questions about land acquisition funds for Emporia Enterprises were answered during Wednesday's city commission study session.

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USD 253 administrator not surprised by first Common Core assessment results

Local educators won't have specifics on how their students did with recent state assessments until late next month and how their buildings did until early December, but they say the overall state trends aren't a surprise.

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Tech Talk focuses on satellite classes, partnership with Fort Riley

The fall semester is off to a good start at Flint Hills Technical College, whether the classes be in Emporia or elsewhere across the state.

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County Commission to discuss tax abatement policy

Economic development and infrastructure matters highlight the Lyon County Commission action meeting agenda for Thursday.

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