Nobody transported after crash in smoky conditions

Thankfully, a two-vehicle crash called in as an injury wreck didn't lead to any hospital trips.

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Lightning rod scam reported in Lyon County

Typically, we see scams this time of year regarding tax returns or utility bills. There is a separate scam working its way across the area, according to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office.

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State delaying KPERS payment

One byproduct of the state's ongoing budget mess took place Friday as the scheduled $93 million fund transfer to the Kansas Public Employee Retirement System was officially delayed.

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ESU announces Roe Cross Professor

Emporia State University has announced Dr. Marshall Sundberg as its 2016 Roe Cross Distinguished Professor.

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Fire engulfs garage, destroys home on South Mechanic Street

At approximately 2:00 PM on Friday, fire engulfged a garage next to a house at 9 S Mechanic Street. The homeowner, Roger Johnson, claimed he was welding in his back yard when things took a turn for the worse.

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Firefighters called out to battle grass fire

On Thursday, the extreme fire danger didn't materialize into a lot of grass fires. Firefighters in north Lyon County have already gone out to one out-of-control burn Friday.

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Emporia residents report big -- but isolated -- wasp populations

Spring means insects, and apparently there are a lot of wasps flying around Emporia.

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RDA discusses property tax lid, removes Pavilions item from agenda

Overall economic development issues and a specific project were the focal points of the Regional Development Association board's monthly meeting Friday.

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