Emporia, KS

Humidity: 62 %
Wind : ESE at 7 mph


NWS confirms brief tornado caused damage in southern Lyon County Saturday; flooding now the main risk

The National Weather Service Topeka office has confirmed a short-lived tornado to be the cause of some structural damage just north of Neosho Rapids Saturday evening. Now flooding is the more prevalent risk.

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Cause of Sunday garage fire under investigation

Emporia firefighters are investigating the cause of a garage fire from Sunday evening.

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Extension to legislative session begins Monday with nose-dive into taxes and budget

Kansas lawmakers will be working a little longer than expected as an extension to the regular session begins Monday.

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Emporia High, other area schools celebrate commencement Sunday

And now, the world: a new raft of graduates from area high schools has left the building, so to speak.

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Car show brings good times to downtown Emporia

Despite off-and-on showers and a risk of stronger storms late in the event, people still came in droves to the 22nd annual Flatland Cruisers car show in downtown Emporia.

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FHTC student encourages fellow grads to use new skill sets

Flint Hills Technical College had its pomp and circumstance Saturday afternoon, conferring degrees on over 300 students.

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ESU opens graduation weekend with two ceremonies

White Auditorium was packed to the rafters as family and friends gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of Emporia State's graduating class.

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Healthy rains the past six weeks finally impact area drought status

After several waves of rain over the past month, there has finally been some improvement in our drought status for the area's amber waves of grain.

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