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Miss Flint Hills, Miss Lyon County crowned

There they go...Miss Flint Hills and Miss Lyon County 2014.

Both crowns were handed out in the second annual Miss Flint Hills pageant Saturday at the Granada Theatre.

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Emporia shooting for second straight Berkeley Springs water honor

Last year, Emporia surprised a lot of people at home -- and around the world -- when it was announced the city had the best-tasting water in the world at the prestigious Berkeley Springs competition.

Guess what: Emporia's trying for back-to-back titles.

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Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan may see more scrutiny this spring

The combination of dry grass -- lots of it -- and a dry forecast is not just causing an immediate concern for fire danger. It's also causing some firefighters to think the upcoming pasture burn season could be more intense than normal.

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First 'Coffee and Conversation' stops go well

Emporia State University's first "Coffee and Conversation" events went about as well as could be hoped, according to President Dr. Michael Shonrock.

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Monster Bucks presenter discusses filming of his hunts

The annual Monster Bucks Classic is bringing hunting enthusiasts and well-known names in the hunting field to Topeka this weekend.

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Former Hornet football coach Kramer passes away

He helped to return Emporia State football to respectability in the 1980s and almost brought the Hornets to their first title in the sport. Now one-time head coach Larry Kramer has passed away.

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First ESU bell-ringing of 2014 celebrates $360,000 in donations, improvements

The "town and gown" relationship between Emporia State and the Emporia community had a visible boost Friday with ESU's first bell-ringing ceremony of the year.

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Red flag warning up; skid loader fire handled quickly

Outdoor burning hasn't been recommended for a couple weeks, but it's strongly discouraged Friday.

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for Lyon and most surrounding counties until 6 pm.

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