Emporia, KS

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USD 251 patrons begin offering options on building locations

For the past several meetings, patrons of USD 251 North Lyon County have been giving general ideas on what the district should focus on when it comes to teaching its students. The focus changed Wednesday night to where building should be placed and whether they should be renovated or replaced with new facilities.

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USD 253 mulls transportation, school start time changes

USD 253 Emporia discussed some new options and ideas regarding school start times and transportation options Wednesday

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Goppert Foundation providing $100K for ESU scholarships

Students not normally targeted for scholarship money now could take advantage of a new award at Emporia State University.

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NRH bed space changes designed to foster efficiency

Newman Regional Health is adjusting some of its patient bed space.

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Grass fire quickly contained at Camp Alexander

A small grass fire was easily contained near Camp Alexander Wednesday.

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City commission discusses Funston Street improvements, Black and Gold incentives

Emporia city commissioners came to a conclusion during their study session Wednesday: something needs to be done about Funston Street.

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Framing goes back up at Sterling House

It's full steam ahead -- weather permitting -- at Sterling House now that framing for a building wing has been re-installed.

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Author to detail Kansas City Monarchs baseball games in Emporia

Did you know the Kansas City Monarchs Negro league baseball team played in Emporia?

It did -- several times, apparently -- and noted author and historian Phil Dixon is coming to Emporia on Thursday night to discuss both those games and the Monarchs' rich baseball legacy.

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