On Monday, the Lyon County Highway Department brought in a mowing tractor for maintenance and repairs. After business hours, that tractor apparently caught fire, smoking up the headquarters building for nearly 30 minutes.
Fire damaged a shed and some nearby grass north of Emporia on Monday evening.
Sony Uk no longer has a preliminary hearing scheduled for next month in the shooting death of his girlfriend earlier this month. Instead, a mental evaluation will dictate how the case proceeds.
Formal charges are pending against a Madison man after a brief chase in the town over the weekend.