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The Lyon County Fair Board is still determining whether the fair will take place as scheduled later this year. One key component, however, is no longer on the schedule.

Lyon County is not the only area county declining to enforce Governor Laura Kelly’s order on mask usage in public.

People wanting to enjoy Peter Pan Pond this July 4 weekend will have to consider a blue-green algae warning that remains in place for the foreseeable future.

A decision on whether Dirty Kanza 2020 will take place is coming in the next two weeks.

Lyon County Public Health is reporting 3 new COVID-19 cases in Thursdays update.

Two inmates at the Lyon Couty Detention Center have tested positive for coronavirus.

Abnormally dry conditions now cover most of the KVOE listening area, based on the latest report by the US Drought Monitor.


The Drought Monitor says an area south of a line from near Dwight to Emporia and Interstate 35 east of Emporia are now abnormally dry, expanding an area that included smaller parts of Coffey and Greenwood counties last week. 

The report reflects data collected through June 30, so Thursday’s heavy rainfall across parts of Lyon, Chase, Greenwood and Morris counties is not included.

Emporia Celebrates the Flint Hills is using a new approach to bring a new mural to downtown Emporia.

The Lyon County Commission will hold off on issuing exact guidance on the use of masks in accordance with Governor Laura Kelly's recently issued executive order until more information can be gathered.

Governor Laura Kelly has officially issued the executive order saying state residents must wear masks in public settings and in places where six-foot social distancing measures can't be maintained.

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