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Council Grove siren donation benefits Bushong

Over the past 18 months, the town of Bushong has raised about $1,000 to buy a civil defense siren. Mayor Fred Fechter says that money will go to installation costs after a special donation.

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Local banks: Cut up credit cards if you shopped at a Target store on Black Friday

Local banking institutions are trying to find customers who may have spent this past Black Friday at a Target store.

ESB Financial Vice President Karen Sommers says customers who shopped at Target should cut up their current cards.

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ESU master plan update set for Regents review next month

Work continues as Emporia State looks to finalize a master plan for growing the campus over the next 20 years.

Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs Ray Hauke says many items are yet to be settled, but there is clear direction on one goal.

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FHTC celebrates record number of fall graduates

Flint Hills Technical College conferred degrees on over 100 students Friday.

President Dr. Dean Hollenbeck says the college is enjoying the fruits of growing in the right direction for students and the business community.

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Elvis springs back to life -- figuratively speaking -- at Granada Theatre

Joseph Hall was back in Emporia on Friday, bringing Elvis back to life in a manner of speaking at the Granada Theatre.

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Wolf hybrid spotted north of Osage City on Dec. 15

Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn issued a statement Friday, warning residents of a potential wolf hybrid in Osage County.

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Gohring hearing pushed to February

The effort to consolidate the drug cases against an Emporia man will have to wait until next year for resolution.

Wes Gohring, age 42 of 1101 Union, faces 20 counts total as part of two separate methamphetamine production cases in Lyon County District Court.

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Jobless rates lower areawide

Good news for the Kansas economy: jobless rates are heading down.

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