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Rural fire districts pleased military surplus vehicle program isn't going away -- yet

Administrators of rural fire departments are a bit wary of the future, but they are exhaling after the Environmental Protection Agency restored a program allowing the transfer of surplus military equipment for firefighters and law enforcement after a short halt.

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Budget process in good place for Lyon County

July and August are busy months at the Lyon County Courthouse.  The County Commission has been listening to budget requests from various departments and organizations. 

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FHTC board could approve building purchase Monday

The Flint Hills Technical College Board of Trustees is meeting Monday afternoon.

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Ongoing budget discussion ahead for USD 252 board

The South Lyon County School Board is holding its next regular meeting Monday night.

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Minor injuries for cyclist after crash at Sixth and Rural

A youngster was hospitalized Friday after a two-vehicle accident west of downtown Emporia.

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KVOE, Safe Kids conduct hot-car experiment after nationwide rash of child deaths

Summertime is when hot vehicles can kill people, especially children, and this summer has already been bad for that across the country.

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Smoke but no fire noticed at Wheat State Pizza

Light smoke at a downtown Emporia restaurant triggered a short run by firefighters Friday.

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Downtown Emporia Black and Gold district in 'contemplative' phase

Talk about creating a "Black and Gold" district mixing Emporia State housing and downtown business development continues.

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