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Greg Rahe

Greg Rahe

The Kansas division of Emergency Management has notified Lyon County that it has tentatively met the uninsured public damage loss requirement to receive public assistance after last months flooding. The amount of damage to private residences and citizens did not meet the requirement to provide individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency - FEMA.


Residents in the 400 block of South Neosho were evacuated for a short time Friday afternoon.

Fire and Iron Station 135 motorcycle club held their annual toy run and action Saturday. 32 riders took part in the ride that took them to Cottonwood Falls, Council Grove, Osage City, Lebo and back to Emporia.


Zachary Krueger of Emporia was sentenced to 6 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography on Monday in US District Court. Krueger pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography over the internet.

The Kansas State High School activities association has selected Emporia to host the 6A State football championship game in the fall of 2018. Emporia will also host the 1A state volleyball tournament.

The Emporia State mens tennis team defeated Lindenwood, winning 6 of 9 matches played Friday.

The Emporia State softball team was swept by Lindenwood in a doubleheader Friday. Lost the first game 7-1 and the 2nd game 17-5.
Saturday they play a doubleheader at Lincoln.

Trevor Turners' 2 run homerun in the top of the 9th lifted the Emporia State baseball team to a 6-4 win over Missouri Southern Friday.

Kansas State will be out to earn their first Final 4 appearance since 1964 Saturday when they play Loyola-Chicago in the South regional final.

#1 seed Kansas advanced to the elite 8 with a 80-76 win over Clemson Friday night.