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The Kansas Department of Transportation has approved a bid for a highway construction project just west of Emporia.

Governor Laura Kelly is pleased with the U Supreme Court's ruling banning employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Monday night was an active night for Emporia Fire Crews with thankfully little to report. 

The Emporia Recreation Commission may be ending a long-time agreement with Emporia State University regarding the Trusler Sports complex as soon as next month.

"We are not out of the woods yet," those words were issued as a reminder by Governor Laura Kelly Monday on the importance of following proper COVID-19 mitigation efforts at a time where cases are increasing across the country.

Lyon County Public Health is reporting 8 new positive and probable positive COVID-19 cases in Mondays update.

One man has been arrested after a reported shooting incident early Friday.

An Indiana woman was hurt in a crash near the Kansas Turnpike’s Emporia exit Monday morning.

Lyon County Health Officer Renee Hively says the county's active caseload is higher than she would like with all the talk of fully reopening the county, but she says she is glad coronavirus numbers have held fairly steady in the upper 40s to upper 50s the past two weeks.