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Rossfeld looks back at NRH tenure, ahead to hospital future

John Rossfeld's tenure as Newman Regional Health's interim CEO comes to an end Jan. 21.

Rossfeld joined KVOE's Morning Show on Friday morning to look back at his time in Emporia and what may lie ahead for the hospital. 

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Hostess plans, continued development topics of RDA meeting

The Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas board of trustees had their first meeting of 2014 Friday, appointing new officers and discussing upcoming opportunities.

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Housing, business development goals to be discussed in Reading

Folks in and around Reading are encouraged to attend a community conversation Saturday.

The topic is how the area can keep moving forward after the devastating EF-3 tornado back in May 2011.

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Mayer honored as Chamber Volunteer of Year

This week, the Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce announced Lyon County State Bank as its business of the year. It is now announcing Kelly Mayer as its volunteer of the year.

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Local lawmakers meet with city, county commissioners about legislative priorities

Local lawmakers sat down with city and county commissioners Thursday, during an informal meeting to discuss legislative priorities for the upcoming year.

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FHTC receives first Westar grant in new solar technology program

Flint Hills Technical College is the first entity to receive funds as part of a solar technology program through Westar Energy.

This involves three solar arrays at the Jones Education Center, one on the roof and two on the ground.

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Short foot chase leads to arrest

An Emporia man was arrested on suspicion of drug possession after a short foot pursuit this Thursday afternoon.

Lyon County Sheriff Jeff Cope says officers approached 19-year-old Kendall Stowe near Ninth and Cottonwood around 1:45 pm for unspecified suspicious activity.

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Dirty Kanza registration window opens Saturday

Last year, organizers of the Dirty Kanza announced plans to bring over 1,000 cyclists from around the world to the Flint Hills for one of the premier "gravel grinder" races. Mission accomplished -- so now the goal is 1,200 riders.

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