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Hartford man hurt in crash near Gardner

A Hartford truck driver was hurt in a crash near Gardner on Tuesday.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says 32-year-old William Johnston was northbound on Interstate 35 when he drifted onto the right shoulder just south of Gardner.

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Wind chill advisory in place early Thursday

Blustery, cold conditions are expected early Thursday. As a result, the National Weather Service has posted a wind chill advisory covering much of Kansas, including all the KVOE listening area.

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Students rush to renovated Trusler Hall; General Assembly touches on big plans in the works

The newly-renovated Trusler Residence Hall is open, and the freshmen are moving in. Assistant Director of Residential Life Paul Jacobsen-Miller says people were "chomping at the bit" to move in since Sunday, and now they face a unique problem.

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USD 251 close to naming new superintendent; finalist interviews continue for USD 245

One area school district has started interviewing finalists for its superintendent position. Another has ended that process.

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Storm spotter training classes coming soon to KVOE listening area

Sooner than you may realize, Old Man Winter will give way to severe weather season in Kansas.

The schedule for local storm spotter training classes has been finalized. Emporia won't have a spotter training class until March, but National Weather Service meteorologist Chad Omitt says the course will still cover weather preparedness and emergency plans.

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Shed/Playhouse Project revs up

Fundraising continues through the seventh annual Playhouse Project.

This year, the project could be considered the first annual Shed Project after construction of a roughly $3,000 garden shed currently on display at Flint Hills Technical College. Regardless, proceeds benefit scholarships at Emporia State University and the tech college.

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Emporia's city manager search to see more talk

Emporia city commissioners are holding a study meeting Wednesday.

Commissioners will discuss the search for a new city manager during the meeting.

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County Commission having further discussion on Federal Lands Access Program

Lyon County commissioners will receive information about a potential improvement project near the Flint Hills Wildlife Refuge when they have their study meeting Wednesday.

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