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Additional federal, state candidates beat filing deadline but Lyon County incumbents all unopposed

The 2016 candidate filing and withdrawal deadline has come and gone with movement at the state and federal levels, but no additional filings at the local level.

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Driver charged in car crash that flung two young men off bridge

A Council Grove man allegedly involved in a serious two-pickup crash outside the town last week has been charged in connection with the wreck and has a first appearance coming this week.

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Jim Cosgrove kicks off June concerts at Emporia Public Library

Children's entertainer Jim Cosgrove rocked the library on Wednesday as hundreds of kids and adults swayed to his fun, friendly music.

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Emporia commissioners discuss drainage surveys, sewer upgrades during study session

The Emporia City Commission held a study session on Wednesday at White Auditorium.

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More candidates now on suddenly-crowded 60th District House ballot

The race to replace Don Hill as the 60th District House representative is now a three-Republican affair for the primary, with a Democrat now waiting in the wings for the general election.

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Peggy Mast ends election bid

A key member in the Kansas House leadership team on the Republican side and a longtime representative for parts of Lyon, Osage and Coffey counties is ending her run for re-election.

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Lyon County in state's top 10 for lead reports

New statistics released by the Flint Hills Community Health Center have Lyon County with the seventh-highest reported amount of lead cases in the state.

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RES Americas permit on Lyon County Commission agenda

The RES Americas wind energy development near Reading could take a big step forward when Lyon County commissioners meet Thursday.

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