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Posted on: January 29, 2023

Structure Fire on Sylvan

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Emporia Fire DepartmentBattalion Chief Tony Fuller(620) 343-4230tfuller@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATE:January 28, 2023

STRUCTURE FIRE, 818 Sylvan, EMPORIA, KANSAS 66801

Saturday, January 28, 2023, 1840. Units Cleared at 2256.

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Structure Fire at 2230 Prairie Street

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Emporia Fire Department Battalion Chief Eron Steinlage (620) 343-4230 esteinlage@emporiaks.gov 

RELEASE DATEJanuary 20, 2023 

STRUCTURE FIRE AT 2230 PRAIRIE STREETFriday, January 20, 2023, 0933. Units Cleared at ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Structure Fire at 930 Graphic Arts Road

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Emporia Fire DepartmentEron Steinlage (620) 343-4230esteinlage@emporiaks.gov 

RELEASE DATE1-17-2023

Structure Fire at 930 Graphic Arts Road1/16/2023 at 1929

Emporia, Kansas (1-16-2023) — Emporia Fire Department was dispatched to 9...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Structure Fire: 251 Road 200

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Emporia Fire DepartmentCaptain Ben Lienemann(620) 343-4230blienemann@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATE01/09/2023

Structure Fire- 251 Road 20001/09/2023-04:22:14- 01/09/2023-06:41:45

Emporia, Kansas 01/09/2023 — Emporia Fire Department was dispatched to 251 Road 200...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

1839 Merchant Street

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Emporia Fire DepartmentCaptain Ben Lienemann(620) 343-4230blienemann@emporiaks.govRELEASE DATE01/08/2023Reported Possible Structure Fire-1839 Merchant St.01/08/2022 08:40:11-01/08/2022 09:16:00 Emporia, Kansas 01/08/2022— Emporia Fire D...

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Posted on: January 8, 2023

Union Street Structure Fire

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Emporia Fire DepartmentCaptain Ben Lienemann(620) 343-4230blienemann@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATE01/08/2023

Structure Fire- 106 Union Street

01/08/2023-17:01:09- 01/08/2023 18:18:34

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

Thermal Ceramics Fire

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CONTACT INFORMATIONEmporia Fire DepartmentCaptain Greg Davis(620) 343-4230gdavis@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATE:12/30/2022

Trash Fire-221 Weaver/Thermal Ceramics12/30/2022-06:20:21-12/30/2022-07:19:40Emporia, Kansas— Emporia Fire Department was dispat...

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

Mary Street Structure Fire

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CONTACT INFORMATIONEmporia Fire DepartmentCaptain Greg Davis(620) 343-4230gdavis@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATE:12/29/2022

Emporia Fire Department was dispatched to 1001 Mary St. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found light smoke coming from t...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Building Fire, 1887 Road B

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CONTACT INFORMATION:Emporia Fire DepartmentBattalion Chief Ryan Conley(620) 343-4230rconley@emporiaks.govRELEASE DATE02 Dec 2022Building Fire, 1887 Road B, EMPORIA, KANSAS 66801Arrived 01December 2022 3:11 pm, Cleared 01 December 2022 4:57 pmEmporia, Kans...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Structure Fire, 221 Weaver

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CONTACT INFORMATION:Emporia Fire DepartmentCaptain Willie Ward(620) 343-4230wward@emporiaks.govRELEASE DATE28 Nov 2022At 22:24 on 11/28/2022 the Emporia Fire Department was called to 221 Weaver (Thermal Ceramics) for a reported structure fire. 900, Engine...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Structure Fire, 410 Rural

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CONTACT INFORMATIONEmporia Fire DepartmentBattalion Chief Tony Fuller(620) 343-4230tfuller@emporiaks.govRELEASE DATENovember 17, 2022STRUCTURE FIRE, 410 Rural, EMPORIA, KANSAS 66801Thursday, November 17, 2022, 1612. Units Cleared at 2159Emporia, Kansas 11...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Raw Water Intake Site Improvements Receives Award

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Emporia, Kansas February 1— The City of Emporia staff was presented with a plaque at the 2022 Kansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association Awards Program for the Water Intake Improvements Project on the Neosho River that was completed in the summer o...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Downtown Precision Concrete Cutting

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DOWNTOWN PRECISION CONCRETE CUTTING

*UPDATEJanuary 25, 2023, 7:15 amDue to the snowfall, the concrete project on Commercial will be delayed until Tuesday, January 31, 2023. **

City Crews will Work on 10 and 11 Blocks of Commercial Street

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

City Announces Search for Assistant City Manager

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The City of Emporia will open the application process for an Assistant City Manager, Friday, January 20, 2023. The new Assistant City Manager position will support and advise assigned departments, direct development and implementation of city department g...

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Posted on: January 14, 2023

Water Treatment Plant Ozone System

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*UPDATE

January 16, 2023, 5:00 pm

City of Emporia Water Treatment Plant crews and vendor representatives were successful in restoring full operation to the Ozone System on Monday. 

After a failed PLC unit was reported on Saturday, January 16, 2023, ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Rural Street Traffic Light

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City of EmporiaChristine Johnson (620) 341-4304cjohnson@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATEJanuary 13, 2022

RURAL STREET TRAFFIC LIGHT OPERATIONAL

Traffic Signal Fully Operating

Emporia, Kansas January 13 — The City of Emporia has now completed work...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Construction on County Road 180

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City of EmporiaChristine Johnson (620) 341-4304cjohnson@emporiaks.gov

RELEASE DATEJanuary 9, 2023

ROADWAY AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS18th Ave./County Road 180 (Road G to Road F5)

Emporia, Kansas January 9— The city’s contractor wil...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Wheeler Street Closure

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RELEASE DATE:

January 3, 2023

WHEELER STREET CLOSED Storm Sewer Improvements Emporia, Kansas January 23— Beginning the week of January 5, 2023, Wheeler Street will be closed to through traffic from 15th Avenue to 18th Avenue pending construction o...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

City of Emporia Warming Centers

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WINTER WEATHER AVAILABLE WARMING CENTERS

Warming Center Available in Emporia and Lyon County

Emporia, Kansas December 20— Following the winter weather advisories from the National Weather Service, the City of Emporia and Lyon County are releasing winter wea...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

CodeRED: Now Available in Spanish

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CODERED: MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Now Available in Spanish

Emporia, Kansas November 21— Following a thorough evaluation and review of alerting systems, The City of Emporia has implemented CodeRED, a high-speed emergency mass notification that is now availab...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

CodeRED: Mass Notification System

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CODERED: MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Community Members can Opt-In for System for Notifications

Emporia, Kansas November 1— Following a thorough evaluation and review of alerting systems, The City of Emporia has implemented CodeRED, a high-speed emerg...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Pursuit

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On November 30, 2022 at approximately 7:40 AM an officer with the Emporia Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop, for a traffic violation, at 11th and Cottonwood St. The vehicle was a red 2005 Ford Focus. The vehicle fled from the officer. Aft...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Injury Accident

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On 10/31/2022 at 1254 PM, Officers of the Emporia Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of State St for a report of an injury accident. Two vehicles were involved in the accident. One was a red 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Robin Butts, male, ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Aggravated Robbery

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On September 25, 2022, at approx. 3:30 AM the Emporia Police Department received a report of an aggravated robbery. The robbery occurred at the Circle K convenience store located at 1201 E. 12th Ave, Emporia, KS.

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

30th Annual EFOZ Roundup Fundraiser

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The Emporia Friends of the Zoo will host their 30th annual Roundup Fundraiser to benefit the David Traylor Zoo of Emporia on March 3, 2023. The event will be held at the Anderson Building, Lyon County Fairgrounds at 6:00 pm.

Attendees can enjoy hors d&...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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