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Recent water-related damage at Chase State Fishing Lake between Cottonwood Falls and Elmdale is being monitored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, but damage noticed at the dam Friday is apparently minor.

An important deadline is coming Wednesday for USD 253 Emporia Public School families and students to keep in mind.

With an extended spike in cases a distinct possibility for this fall and winter, and with a surge in hospitalizations recently, Newman Regional Health has reopened its COVID-19 drive-thru testing site and Respiratory Clinic.

Emporia City Commissioners will consider lending formal approval to a slew of COVID-19 preventive projects during an action meeting Wednesday.

Better than two-thirds of the people requesting mail ballots for Lyon County's primary election have already turned in their votes.

A man accused of trying to rob an Emporia hotel early this year is in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing.

Yet another area school district is getting set for the start of school later this month.

Work on a significant underground infrastructure project in east Emporia gets started this week.

Businesses in the Emporia city limits that have been hard-hit by coronavirus can now apply for grants through the Kansas Department of Commerce.

4 Rivers Electric Cooperative has closed its BETO Junction office due to coronavirus.

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