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Teachers offer insight, advice for future teachers at ESU presentation

Teachers taught teachers some things about teaching Thursday at the Teacher's College.

Eight teachers visited Emporia State University to share their expertise with students in The Teachers College, as part of the 2014 Kansas Teacher of the Year program. They presented "The Power of You: Becoming the Decisive Element." The goal of the presentation is to inspire and encourage up-and-coming teachers.

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Lyon County Commission holds action meeting

Lyon County commissioners took care of business fairly quickly in their action meeting Thursday.

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Gardner: Hunt 4 Hunger local chapter 'not going anywhere'

Earlier this month, Hunt 4 Hunger had to cancel its annual food-raising hunt for the Salvation Army because only a handful of teams came to participate. It also had to cancel the annual banquet -- and it saw its top two club leaders resign their posts.

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Two hurt after crash near Emporia

A young Topeka woman and a small child were hospitalized after a crash on the Kansas Turnpike near Emporia on Wednesday evening.

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ESU seeking public input in strategic planning process

Emporia State University held a public forum in the Courthouse Commission Room Wednesday, to get input on their latest strategic plan ideas.

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Small grass fire extinguished northwest of Emporia

Americus and Emporia firefighters knocked down a grass fire Wednesday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to the 400 block of Road 200, about four miles northwest of Emporia, at around 4:30 pm.

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CVAB hears second website presentation

Two weeks ago, the Convention and Advisory Board chose a Manhattan company to design a new website for the Convention and Visitors Bureau. With some concerns about the dollar amounts involved, the advisory board decided to re-hear the presentations this week.

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Next milestone in Critical Access push coming soon for NRH

Newman Regional Health continues its work towards Critical Access designation, and CEO Robert Wright expects final word coming within two months.

Wright discussed the hospital's current status following Wednesday's NRH Board of Trustees meeting.

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