Ryann Brooks

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Emporia City Commissioners started further discussions on the 2021 budget during a study session Wednesday afternoon.

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Life Time, the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand which owns and produces the Garmin DK, the world’s premier gravel event, today announc…

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Initially the tournament was reported by Lyon County Public Health as a baseball tournament. I reached out for further information and was told it was a basketball tournament.

Three separate sporting events occurring over the same weekend were each reported to have risks for exposur…

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Mr. Slater has been ill and has been participating in the meetings via phone.

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Hi Judsie, I understand the confusion!

The Democratic primary that was held via mail-in ballot was only for presidential nominees. There are actually some other choices on the ballot for Democrats on Aug. 4 (1st Congressional District nominees, for example.)

Also, Kansas has a…

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rbrooks commented on On the Shelf

"On the Shelf" is a longstanding book review column provided to The Gazette by the Emporia Public Library.

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You're right — I misread the numbers on the chart as I was writing up the article. Thanks for pointing it out!

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Names of the deceased are not released to the public/media, just as names of those who are confirmed to have the virus are not released. Lyon County Public Health's investigation process is thorough. If you had contact with someone to the point where it was a true risk, you would know. Th…

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I spoke to City Manager Mark McAnarney about the IRB issue last night and updated the story. We'll have more info on that in the coming days.

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rbrooks commented on Closings and Cancellations

Please call 342-4800 about this and we'll see if we can figure out what's going on.

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rbrooks commented on Breaking down utility increases

City Treasurer Janet Harrouff was speaking about solid waste increases not being made since 2009, not overall utility increases. We have edited this story to reflect that, and apologize for the confusion.

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