BNSF, KDOT working with local leaders on business-friendly infrastructure improvements

After major infrastructure improvements the past couple years to enhance the chances of landing business and industry just west of Emporia, more improvements could be coming along that front.

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House fire limited to porch after passerby alerts residents

A heads-up from a passerby may have defused a serious fire situation from developing at a house near downtown Emporia on Monday.

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USD 253 sets meet-and-greet for new superintendent

The Emporia School District is officially rolling out the welcome mat for its new superintendent this week.

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Minimal damage confirmed after apartment fire call

Emporia firefighters say there was no fire damage after a call to an eastern Emporia apartment complex early Monday.

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Unsettled weather week ahead

Showers and thunderstorms enter the forecast picture Monday night and they don't leave until Saturday.

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C of E alums gather in Emporia

Alums of the College of Emporia came back to campus for Alumni Weekend activities.

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Democrats launch into final weeks of primary season with annual fundraiser

Lyon County Democrats got fired up for the election year ahead with the party group's annual fundraiser Sunday at the Emporia Senior Center.

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Pearson, Smith meet with public before Republican primary

Steve Pearson and Eric Smith are running for separate House seats in Topeka, but they have decided to join forces on the local campaign trail.

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