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Update: Cold weather remains in place

A stubborn Arctic air mass has settled over the KVOE listening area, putting us and the rest of the Midwest in a deep freeze Thursday and Friday.

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Emporia Schools computer labs, tutoring schedules adjusted next week

The evening computer labs and tutoring schedules have been adjusted for next week in Emporia Public Schools, due to parent-teacher conferences.

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County commissioners approve local disaster declaration

Lyon County commissioners approved the consent agenda, adding one item during their action meeting Thursday.

Commissioners added and approved a local disaster declaration.

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City commission approves Hostess expansion project; mayor gives State of the City

City commissioners had a shorter meeting than expected Wednesday. During the meeting, the Incentive Compliance Agreement for the Hostess expansion project was approved.

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Wind chill advisory reissued as residents dig out from heavy snow

Cleanup continues after anywhere from five to 16 inches of snow fell across Lyon and surrounding counties Tuesday.

Lyon County roads have drifted shut from time to time, especially the east-west roads. County Engineer Chip Woods says the past 48 hours have been rough on his crews.

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Lyon County to discuss state of disaster declaration

Lyon County commissioners have released the agenda for their action meeting Thursday, but one item not presently listed on the document may set the stage for possible federal relief money should enough damage be noted from a winter storm earlier this week.

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Kansas House considering yet another change to KPERS

More changes to the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System are under consideration.

The Kansas House is mulling House Bill 2533, which would reduce the interest rate that public employees receive through KPERS over one percentage point.

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USD 252 board with two meetings Wednesday

The South Lyon County School Board has two meetings coming Wednesday evening.

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