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Emporia, KS

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Firefighters briefly fight grass fire in rural Lyon County Thursday afternoon

Emporia firefighters dealt with a grass fire Thursday afternoon.

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Supplies dwindling rapidly for free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

It has been over three years since the Emporia Fire Department offered free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to the public. Firefighters opened up the program again Thursday and immediately saw heavy demand.

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Acoustic panels approved for Bowyer Building

Acoustic panels will be installed inside the Bowyer Community Building next year.

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Tuesday crash specifics released

Lyon County deputies have filled in more information about Tuesday evening's accident that sent one person to Newman Regional Health for treatment.

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Weekend fire investigations ongoing

Investigations continue into a pair of destructive fires last weekend.

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Asthma information session coming Friday

The next session in a special information initiative on asthma is taking place at Newman Regional Health on Friday.

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City commission approves first step to building new "Chelsea Lofts" at 10th and Commercial

Emporia city commissioners had a brief but jam-packed action session Wednesday.

The commission approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the Emporia Main Street Development Group LLC, to effectively get started on a new downtown construction project.

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Chase County patrons give input into amenities, core values

Tough decisions are ahead, but patrons of USD 284 Chase County are impressed with the process involved as the district decides whether to have one school building or two for its students.

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