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Emporia, KS

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Planning Commission reviews sign height limits, PrairieLand Partners request

The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission had one action item and three discussion items on their agenda for Tuesday's meeting.

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Fire develops when house resident falls asleep while cooking

Emporia firefighters were called to a home in south Emporia for a fire, but the blaze was largely out by the time they arrived.

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Health Center Board of Directors seeks two additional members

The Flint Hills Community Health Center board of directors took care of some routine business during their meeting Tuesday.

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Salvation Army needing food for pantry

The Emporia Salvation Army is starting to run quite low on a lot of food items.

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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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