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One-time owner of Sauder Custom Fabrication passes away

Bob Sauder is being called a giant of local industry after his passing this week.

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EHS debate team hopes to defend state title as coach receives high honors

Emporia High's debate team is rolling into the Class 5A state tournament.

Freshman Addie Doudican was recognized as the state's top freshman novice at the Sunflower Novice State Debate Championship last weekend.

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Investigation continues into significant grass fire

Two buildings are now listed as destroyed and close to 2,000 acres of grass and timber burned as part of a fire about 10 miles north of Emporia on Thursday.

Fire developed near Roads 310 and "J" around 2 pm and rapidly spread to the south, according to Sheriff Jeff Cope.

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Heflin chosen to lead Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation has a new leader at a busy time for the plant near Burlington.

Adam Heflin has been appointed as Wolf Creek's new chief executive officer and chief nuclear officer.

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North Lyon County, South Coffey County continue superintendent candidate interviews

The North Lyon County School District is interviewing the second of its four candidates for superintendent Friday. And this candidate is a familiar face for folks in the area.

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First Dialogue of 2014 involves Emporia city commissioners

Emporia city commissioners will meet with the public Saturday morning as the Chamber and Visitors Bureau Government Matters Committee and League of Women Voters host the first Dialogue forum of the year.

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Extension Office hosting board leadership seminars

The Lyon County Extension Service will host Board Leadership Seminars in February. 

Travis Carmichael, Community Development Extension Agent, was on a recent Talk of Emporia to explain the program.

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Hybrid wolf found in Osage County

The public advisory issued in December for a missing hybrid wolf has been cancelled.

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