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Emporia sets the bar in honoring those who have served

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Plenty of swag for Red Stocking Breakfast

Emporia's Red Stocking Breakfast is two weeks away, and items for the silent auction are pouring in. Auction items include an automotive detailing basket from Hopkins Manufacturing, an oil change and lube from Gene's Quik Lube and a tire rotation and balance from Mel's Tire; several autographed Dyna

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-17 14:45:00

One arrested, one injured following crash at 9th and Lincoln

Emporia Police are investigating following a crash that occurred early Friday morning just after midnight. At 12:13 a.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the intersection of 9th and Lincoln in central Emporia where a pickup and passenger car collided. According to Sgt. Lisa Sage, one of the d

KVOE.COM - 2017-11-17 19:34:21

AGChoice Feed and Grain celebrates 'Safe Feed/Safe Food' certification designation

The AgChoice Feed and Grain feed mill located at 302 Oak St. celebrated a milestone Wednesday morning. The facility, its management and employees received a "Safe Feed/Safe Food" certification from the American Feed Industry Association. The award demonstrates best in class manufacturing practices w

EMPORIA GAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-16 15:20:59

Four arrested in connection with mall break in

Emporia Police have made arrests in connection to the Nov. 4 burglary at Flinthills Mall, that saw two businesses burglarized. The suspects include 43-year-old Jeffrey Muoio and 47-year-old Cheryl Dains, both of Emporia. Both are charged in connection to the actual burglary as well as suspicion of

KVOE.COM - 2017-11-16 16:56:04

City Commission moves forward with draft of Joint Comprehensive Plan

The Joint Comprehensive Plan next goes to the Lyon County Commission for final approval. The commission approved a property easement and land acquisition for Public Works to upgrade Lift Station No. 9. Also approved was a prescribed easement to allow the city to replace a partial storm sewer collaps

KVOE.COM - 2017-11-15 23:59:59

Parents, administrators discuss student needs

Eight parents of Emporia High School students met with members of the EHS Site Council and school administrators to express concerns regarding trimester scheduling, college readiness and post-secondary success during the first "Spartan Talk" of the school year Tuesday afternoon at the high school. "


Stewart signs with Fort Hays State

Emporia High senior Abby Stewart has logged hundreds of miles over her four-year career in cross country and track. On Tuesday, the Spartan signed her National Letter of Intent to run cross country and track collegiately at Fort Hays State. Stewart will be the first EHS graduate to run cross country


Woman arrested after trying to scam Zona Rosa store out of iPhon - KCTV5

Once inside, the woman provided a social security number and pretended to be that person in order to make the purchase, sources say. (KCTV5) KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - A woman has been arrested after trying to scam an AT&T store in Zona Rosa out of an iPhone 8 and other merchandise on Thursday. Sourc

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 14:31:00

Authorities in Grandview chase 2 suspected of assaulting law enf - KCTV5

Lee's Summit and Grandview police officers are chasing a suspect who they say is responsible for an aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer. Officers say two men were fleeing in a vehicle but abandoned the 2005 Ford Focus in the 15000 block of Fuller Avenue in Grandview. The suspects fled on

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 14:42:00

Despite fluctuations, cost of Thanksgiving dinner to be less tha - KCTV5

A new survey says your Thanksgiving is not going to cost more than $49 to feed 10 people. That's the lowest it's been since 2013, but is that true? The American Farm Bureau said the price for a 16-pound turkey will run you an average of $22, which is less than it was last year. At Price Chopper stor

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 22:14:00

McCaskill donates campaign money she got from Franken PAC - KCTV5

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she's giving away $30,000 that fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken's leadership PAC donated to her campaign. McCaskill's Friday tweet announcing that she donated the money to Missouri food banks comes after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused Franken of forcibly kiss

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 21:18:00

Franken apologizes after woman says he kissed, groped her - KCTV5

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faced a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He was the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of a

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 11:58:00

Basehor man seriously hurt in rollover wreck on I-435 in Lenexa - KCTV5

A rollover wreck backed up traffic on I-4-35 in Lenexa during morning rush hour Friday. The crash happened about 8:10 a.m. near the 87th Street exit. Officers say a 58-year-old Basehor man was driving a dump truck when he lost control, crossed the median and came to a rest on the opposite side of th

KCTV 5 - 2017-11-17 17:41:00

1 injured in shooting Thursday morning in south Kansas City

Kansas City police are investigating after a man was shot Thursday morning on the city's south side. Police were called just after 10 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 14500 block of South U.S. 71 on a shooting. Officer found man suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived. He was taken to a

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-16 18:16:00

2 in custody after police pursuit ends in east Kansas City

KMBCSOURCE: KMBC Updated: 7:04 AM CST Nov 16, 2017 Two people were taken into custody after a police pursuit ends early Thursday in east Kansas City. Police said that officers tried to make a traffic stop about 2 a.m., but the driver took off. The pursuit ended near 40th Street and Euclid Avenue,

KMBC.COM - 2017-11-16 13:04:00

"Keep their memory alive:" Burlington H.S. theater production honors 3 students killed in crash

"Baseball Show" BURLINGTON -- Students at Burlington High School are using a one-act play to remember three classmates killed in a car accident earlier this year. Their production of "Baseball Show" has been selected to compete at a state competition this weekend. Forty-five Burlington High School s

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-11-15 23:34:58

Fair Trade expo coming to Burlington

BURLINGTON - The fifth annual Fair Trade Holiday Expo is set for Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the CATHE Center, 125 E. State Street, Burlington. The Fair Trade shops include Global Hands Fair Trade, Plowshare Fair Trade Marketplace, and the Conscious Bath Company. The local artisan exhibit


Women's Only Weekend set to begin on Friday

The Watertown Main Street Program and the Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce will present the fourth annual Women's Only Weekend beginning Friday and ending Sunday. The event is designed with women only in mind to shop, dine and experience the many shops and businesses that Watertown has to offer. T

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-16 17:59:00

Search warrant: Owner of car involved in fatal hit-and-run crash says his vehicle was stolen

MILWAUKEE -- The owner of the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash on Milwaukee's south side says his car was stolen hours before. Witnesses tell a different story. A woman driving by the scene of a fatal two-vehicle crash Becher and Muskego on November 1st could play a key role in identify