Forum planned on chickens in urban gardens

Discussion on allowing chickens in the city limits hasn't been in front of Emporia city commissioners for months, at lest as part of study or action meetings, but a special public forum from an Emporia group will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of having chickens as part of urban gardens.

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Fall Operation Prescription Take Back coming Oct. 22

The fall version of Operation Prescription take Back has been scheduled.

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Area bands perform at ESU Marching Festival

Emporia State University held its annual Marching Festival at Welch Stadium on Wednesday.
Fifteen bands performed, including Emporia High.

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Emporia High School hosts walk-in event about educational funding

As the Kansas Supreme Court continues to decide on whether school districts need more money for providing adequate educational services, Emporia High School reached out to the local communities with a walk-in event earlier this morning (TH) to promote educational justice and equity.

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Combine damaged in fire

Fire damaged a piece of farm equipment Wednesday afternoon.

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Emporia City Commission looking to improve housing developments

The Emporia City Commission is always looking to improve their city, and their latest step in doing that was approving a grant application earlier today (WED) for the Moderate Income Housing Program.

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KTA changes tornado alert policy after Tuesday storms

Tuesday's severe weather activity led to a second round of controversy when it comes to weather advisories issued by the Kansas Turnpike Authority. That, in turn, has led the KTA to change its policy on using those methods for weather-related alerts.

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2014 Kansas child deaths at lowest rate in 20 years

According to the year 2014, the child death rate in Kansas hit a record low. This is the most recent report for child death rates.

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