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EFD discontinues hydrant testing due to deepened drought emergency

Emporia Fire Department has discontinued hydrant testing until further notice, due to the deepening drought conditions in Lyon County -- and across the state.

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City commissioners honor Perkins, pass super load ordinances

Emporia city commissioners had quite possibly their shortest meeting to date Wednesday.

Commissioners kicked off the meeting by presenting longtime Emporian Elvin Perkins with a Service to the Community Award.

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Wednesday KTA crash injures Augusta man

A crash on the Kansas Turnpike sent an Augusta man to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.

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Farewell reception held for one of Emporia's long-time "Perks"

A staple of Emporia is relocating, and his legacy was celebrated with a reception at the Emporia Community Foundation Wednesday.

Elvin "Perk" Perkins is moving to the Kansas City area, after living in Emporia since 1948. 

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U.S. Postal Service seeking room for new post office in Reading

Sen. Jerry Moran announced Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service is seeking 700 square feet to accomodate a new post office in Reading.

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FHTC Kids College currently enrolling in activities

Flint Hills Technical College needs students for next week's Kids College activities.

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Rollover crash sends one to Topeka hospital Wednesday afternoon

A rollover accident in northern Lyon County has sent one person to the hospital Wednesday.

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City commission has light action session planned Wednesday

Emporia city commissioners have a relatively light action session Wednesday.

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