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Discussions on reopening plans for USD 253 Emporia Public Schools continued during a special Board of Education meeting Wednesday evening.

 Though unanimous approval was given, Emporia City Commissioners appeared torn Wednesday afternoon when it came to a mandatory mask mandate within the city of Emporia.

Lyon County Public Health is reporting 75 active COVID-19 cases in Wednesdays update.

As mentioned earlier this week, coronavirus mass testing will be available for students, faculty and staff at Emporia State University effective immediately.

The leaders in the Lyon County Commission races put more distance between them and their challengers after the first day of mail ballot-only counting as part of the primary election cycle.

Listed below are the primary election races KVOE News will be following Tuesday night.

With coronavirus cases on the rise, Emporia city commissioners have added a policy item to their action session agenda for Wednesday which could impact most if not all city residents.

Lyon County health officials have been worried about ongoing coronavirus trends for several weeks now, and Public Health Emergency Preparedness Director Jennifer Millbern's appearance on KVOE's Newsmaker segment this week was no exception.

Evergy has announced a five-year strategic plan designed to increase profitability for shareholders and, it says, benefits for customers and communities it serves.

A preliminary hearing is coming Thursday for a one-time Emporia High School teacher accused of teen sex abuse.

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