Emporia, KS

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USD 253 opens applications for new school board member

Applications are now being accepted for a new school board member in USD 253.

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History Center meets challenge deadline

Last week, Lyon County Historical Society Director Greg Jordan joined KVOE's Newsmaker segment, asking the community to donate $49,000 to meet the terms of a Jones Trust challenge grant and thus begin demolition inside what will become the new Lyon County History Center at 709 Commercial.

That challenge was accepted and, more importantly, met.

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Next step in community visioning process: draft of goals

Emporia's community visioning process continues even as a special survey period has ended.

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Road closing near Olpe

Lyon County Road and Bridge is closing a road near Olpe on Wednesday.

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Community Foundation opens 2016 grant cycle

The Emporia Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its 2016 grant cycle.

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KDOT seeking applications for alternative transportation projects

KDOT is announcing a call for projects for the 2015 Transportation Alternatives program.

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Westar investigating after outage impacts much of central Emporia

Many downtown businesses and a large residential swath of southern Emporia had their power knocked out for close to half an hour Monday.

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Five months later, fire-damaged Eastwood Lake apartments torn down

Five months almost to the day, the Eastwood Lake apartment building ravaged by fire came down.

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