Emporia, KS

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Reminder from Lyon County Emergency Management: Pick up free burn permit if you plan controlled burn

The Lyon County Emergency Management office is reminding residents to pick up free burn permits if they haven't already done so but plan a controlled burn this year.

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Water system improvements to enhance Emporia drinking water

After finishing in the top five in the Berkeley Springs Best-Tasting Water in the World contest the past three years, the city of Emporia is planning major upgrades to its ozone filtration system this year. Part of the reason why, according to City Manager Mark McAnarney, is to keep Emporia among the world's elite when it comes to tap water.

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EHS quartet honored for National Merit success

The individual academic success of four Emporia High students was celebrated at the school Tuesday.

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Scope of Anthem data breach at state level becoming clear

Close to 400,000 Kansas residents could be affected by the Anthem data breach announced earlier this month.

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Emporia city commission to discuss street rehab, Black and Gold incentives Wednesday

A lighter agenda is on tap for Emporia city commissioners this week.

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Transportation among topics for USD 253 Wednesday

USD 253 Emporia has a lighter school board agenda this week.

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Five people, including three Scranton residents, taken to hospitals after Allen County crash

Three Scranton residents, including two young children, were among five people hospitalized in a crash in Allen County on Monday.

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Criteria being developed for selecting cities for transloading facilities; KTA requesting driver feedback

After announcing plans last summer to build a network of so-called transloading facilities, the Kansas Department of Transportation is continuing the planning process.

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