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As the weather outside is becoming colder, it is once again time for the annual USD 253 Community-Wide Drive for Student Needs.

Organizers of Emporia's new bike share initiative have been pleased with the community's response in the program's first month.

Don't miss a one-of-a-kind vocal experience at the Granada Theatre when the Emporia Arts Center hosts male a cappella group Straight No Chaser.

Sugar Skull! - A Dia de los Muertos Musical Adventure! is coming to Emporia on Tuesday. The production - hosted by the Emporia Arts Center - will take place at Albert Taylor Hall on the Emporia State campus at 7pm.

Locally, the current political focus is the general election next month for City Commission, City Council, mayor, school board and school bond matters. However, two state lawmakers have already started the re-election process for next year's election.

Emporia State University is awaiting word from Stover Restoration on the nature of a localized "microbial growth" discovered late last week.

The Lyon County Planning and Appeals Board will have a meeting Wednesday night.

Lyon County commissioners appear ready to approve a lease agreement on a tower site northeast of Emporia during their action meeting Thursday.

A maintenance project has been closing several rail crossings in Emporia. The project is now pushing into eastern Lyon County.

A father and son from Emporia were killed in a wreck in northeast Montana last week.

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