Charles Wilhite's latest gift to ESU celebrated

Emporia State University has announced a many-tiered gift from a lifelong Emporian, a university alum and a long-time volunteer at the university.

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USD 251 bond proponents detail support on KVOE Issues Forum

Current and past members of the North Lyon County school board as well as Superintendent Aron Dody laid out their case for why USD 251 voters should approve a $31 million K-12 campus bond next week.

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County Commission approves Fairgrounds upgrades

Improvements are all set and ready to go for parts of the Lyon County Fairgrounds after County Commission action Thursday.

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GBO begins with world-record contestant field

The biggest field in disc golf history is right here in Emporia, and they are ready to take part in the annual Glass Blown Open through the weekend.

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Lyon-Coffey moving headquarters

Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative has announced plans for a new headquarters facility.

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Cottonwood River Trail dedication postponed

Current flooding has forced the postponement of an event planned for this weekend.

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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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