Westar VP: Emporia Energy Center will continue to offset USD 251 property taxes if K-12 bond is approved

As voters in the North Lyon County school district head to the polls over the next few days, Westar Energy is maintaining its neutrality when it comes to a proposed $31 million K-12 education campus at Roads 260 and L. It also says the ongoing property tax relief after the construction of the Emporia Energy Center west of Reading will continue if the bond is passed.

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Visser Hall generator blows out, forces class adjustments

Students, faculty and staff of Emporia State's Teachers College are being displaced on a short-term basis after a power outage at Visser Hall on Tuesday.

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Emporia city commission discusses budget, beer gardens during study session

The Emporia city commission met on Wednesday in the White Auditorium to review plans for event-oriented beer gardens, budgetary allocations, and water plant augmentations.

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Latest tag deadline approaches

Friday is the last day for drivers to renew their vehicle tags if their last names begin with the letters C or D.

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Flint Hills Community Health Center board meets to approve measures ahead of HRSA review

Board members of the Flint Hills Community Health Center met on Tuesday to approve 340B drug pricing policy updates and continuous quality improvement measures.

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Unlawful activity prompts USD 253 to close school playgrounds after dark

Playgrounds at Emporia's elementary schools are now all closed after dark.

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Veterans enjoy USD 252 Honor Flight

Just a few hours remain before area veterans and high school students from USD 252 South Lyon County board a plane and head back to town.

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Emporia City Commission will meet Wednesday to discuss water, budget

The Emporia City Commission will hold a study session tomorrow at 10:00 AM in the White Auditorium.

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