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The Salvation Army of Emporia formally kicks off its Christmas fundraising season Friday.

One of Emporia's nonprofits is closing its doors and suspending all operations for the rest of the month due to coronavirus.

Three people accused of breaking into an Emporia house and threatening two people inside have hearings Friday.

The legal woes keep coming for one-time Wabaunsee County coroner Shawn Parcells.

A man accused of trying to rob an Emporia motel early this year has accepted a plea agreement in the case.

The overall fire danger won't be quite as high Thursday as it was Wednesday, but the fire danger will still be very high for Lyon County and most neighboring counties until mid- to late afternoon.

Area fire departments scrambled to douse a number of grass fires that happened Wednesday.

The city of Emporia's mask mandate will now continue through December, with some additions, following back-to-back meetings for Emporia City Commissioners Wednesday.

Kansas is now the latest state to issue a state-wide masking policy as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in recent weeks.

Despite best efforts, the annual Emporia Christmas Parade is now off the community calendar this year.

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