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Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer on Wednesday appointed Gina Meier-Hummel of Lawrence as the new Secretary of the Department for Children and Families. Meier-Hummell replaces outgoing Director Phyllis Gilmore, who announced her retirement earlier this month.

Fresh off the biggest and possibly most successful Dirty Kanza bike race in event history, organizers are now looking ahead to the third annual Lunar Kanza bike ride.

The Dirty Kanza spin-off Lunar Kanza is this Saturday night and promises a unique look at the Flint Hills for participants.

A Lyndon man has been sentenced to prison for sexually abusing a teenager.

Major water system improvements are coming to residents served by Lyon County Rural Water District No. 1 in northwest Lyon County. Another big project is also coming for residents of Lyndon.

Summer camps continued Friday across the area as Lyon County 4-H hosted its annual day camp for kids at the Lyon County Fairgrounds.

Regardless of the final vote count, Lyon County will end the 2016 general election cycle with one record.

Lyon County Commissioners approved several purchases at their action meeting Thursday morning.

An investigation into allegations of child abuse at the Center for Early Childhood Education at Emporia State University has been forwarded on to the Lyon County Attorney's Office for review.

A member of the Lyon County Attorney's office has been tapped to serve as a special prosecutor into accusations against several Manhattan High School football players.

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