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Wind chill warning remains in effect as brutal cold settles over area

A wind chill warning remains in effect for Lyon and surrounding counties until 12pm Monday. Wind chill values are forecasted to drop as low as -25 below to -31 below zero.

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KVOE Bridal Experience blossoms with vendors, prizes, fashion

Close to 35 vendors filled White Auditorium during the KVOE Bridal Experience Sunday. Brides-to-be and their families braved the Arctic cold outside, to browse the latest bridal fashions and accessories inside.

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No injuries reported from dog house fire

A heat lamp caused a dog house to catch fire Sunday morning, but no injuries were reported.

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Reinforcing shot of brutally cold air to follow light snow; wind chill warning now posted

Using a boxing analogy, Mother Nature is set to throw a jab-haymaker combination at east central Kansas through Monday morning.

National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Gargan is not anticipating much in the way of snowfall Saturday, with three inches of snow an absolute maximum for most of the state.

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Fire damages apartment kitchen near 12th and Sylvan

Thankfully, there were no injuries after fire developed in an apartment in north central Emporia on Saturday morning.

The call to 1215 Sylvan No. 7 came in around 8:40 am. Fire Battalion Chief Steve Kuhlmann says everybody was out when fire crews arrived.

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Second semester set to begin Monday for FHTC

Flint Hills Technical College is starting the second semester with a lot of momentum.

President Dr. Dean Hollenbeck says second-semester enrollment is "solid," but he says there are other indicators of the college's effectiveness in training workers that are catching the eyes of a lot of people nationally.

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USDA makes temporary school nutrition adjustments permanent

The USDA is making permanent changes to school nutrition programs.

This lets schools serve larger portions of lean protein and whole grains at both breakfast and lunch.

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USD 252, Lyon County Extension preparing for Wednesday meetings

Ongoing discussions will mark Wednesday night's meeting of the South Lyon County School Board.

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