Emporia, KS

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Fireworks complaints rise near holiday, but still well below 2013 number

Fireworks complaints spiked in Emporia late in the sales and discharge window ending Saturday, but they remained well below the number from last year.

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Sterling House 'evaluating long-term plans' after Friday fire

Friday night saw the ecstasy and the agony of fireworks in Emporia.

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2nd annual Twinkie Fest coming July 19

A little yellow cultural icon made in Emporia will be celebrated again this year.

The second-annual Twinkie Fest is coming up July 19 at the Flinthills Mall.

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SOS CASA: Numbers of local children in foster care rising

The number of children in foster care in Lyon County is rising.

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Careless fireworks storage causes house fire in west Emporia

This holiday weekend, area residents are getting a painful object lesson in the dangers of not properly disposing of fireworks or other flaming materials.

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Smoking materials not properly put out, fire results at 1519 Watson

Emporia firefighters are investigating after a house fire on the east side of town Saturday.

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Infrastructure projects keeping Emporia crews busy

One major infrastructure project is underway in Emporia. Three more are coming later this year.

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Ticket sales begin Tuesday for Blackhawk at Lyon County Fair

Tickets are going on sale very soon for a special performance at the upcoming Lyon County Fair.

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