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The Emporia School Board was presented with a thorough safety update during its meeting Wednesday evening.

With below average precipitation and above average temperatures in the forecast for the next several weeks, conservation of plant life is being encouraged.

Newman Regional Health is kicking off its annual Denim and Diamonds campaign with a special bbq Thursday.

For the third time this year disc golfers have descended on Emporia.

Authorities are seeking the public's help locating an ATV that was stolen this week from Olpe along with a credit card.

In March, the Flint Hills Community Health Center closed its monthly board meetings to the public -- a decision based in large part on an interpretation of the independent contractor relationship between the Health Center and Lyon County. On Wednesday, Lyon County Attorney Marc Goodman said that was a mistake and a violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act.

Emporia City Commissioners continued ongoing discussions Wednesday regarding contract renewals for Rural Water District 1 serving Americus and District 4 serving Neosho Rapids during a study session.

One person is dead after being hit by a train in Osage County recently.

Up until Tuesday, Emporia had been spared the infrastructure issues that other places in Kansas, like Topeka and Wichita, had seen with water main failures.

Flint Hills Technical College will do some unplanned excavating after a water line failure, but President Dean Hollenbeck says the situation could have been worse.

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