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Minor injuries for one after tire explosion

One person was injured after a truck tire exploded in rural Lyon County Tuesday.

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EPD confident Wichita arrest clears local burglaries

An arrest in Wichita leads Emporia Police to believe a recent string of burglaries across Kansas may be at an end, but it could a while before the suspect faces formal charges here.

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Lyon County Commission prepares for study meeting, joint session with NRH board

Lyon County commissioners have a busy day ahead Wednesday. Commissioners have a study meeting followed by a joint session with the Newman Regional Health Board of Trustees.

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Memorial to Fallen Educators benches being installed; granite stones still approaching

It now appears the granite markers for the National Teachers Hall of Fame Memorial to Fallen Educators will arrive in Emporia a bit later than first thought.

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Area Agency on Aging to hold caregiver seminar

The North Central-Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging is encouraging area caregivers and family members of older Kansans to attend a special meeting at the Friendship Center, 221 West Logan, on Thursday.

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Concert series continue

Summer concerts continue this week in Emporia.

The Brown Bag concert at the Emporia Public Library features Rockin Rob, who is making his Brown Bag debut, on Wednesday. He promotes fun and education through music and movement. The concert is set to begin at noon at the Friends of the Library Courtyard.

On Thursday, the Emporia Municipal Band will have "Circus Night" with tunes from Richard Rogers, Henry Fillmore and John Philip Sousa. That concert begins at 8 pm at Fremont Park.

Check the KVOE.com community page for information on local and area activities.

Extension Council to discuss 2015 budget request

The Lyon County Extension Council is holding its monthly meeting Wednesday evening.

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Isolated strong storms possible but now unlikely for area residents

Strong thunderstorms could affect parts of the KVOE listening area Tuesday, but any activity for the area looks to be isolated and the chances for severe weather are now even more remote than they appeared earlier in the day.

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