Great Plains Book Award Winners to be in Hays

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Two winners of the 2012 Great Plains Book Award and alumni of Fort Hays State University will be in Hays to discuss their book, The Cheyenne Exodus in History and Memory. Dr. James Leiker and Dr. Ramon Powers will present the Fort Hays State Department of History and the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society […]

Astra Bank Shred Fest

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Officials at Astra Bank will be holding another Shred Fest event, on Saturday, March 30th. “As everyone is aware, identity theft is a critical issue today,” said Astra Bank’s Bryan Armendariz. “One of our top priorities at Astra Bank is doing all we can to ensure the highest security for our customers’ financial accounts, and […]

Tax Cut Talk Continues in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas legislative negotiators are beginning work on the final version of a bill cutting individual income taxes. Three senators and three House members planned to start their talks Wednesday. They’ve been appointed by legislative leaders to reconcile differences between their two chambers. The legislation would follow up on massive income tax cuts […]

Survey: Sequester Cuts Not a Big Impact?

Just over half of U.S. voters now say the March 1 sequester cuts in the growth of federal government spending have had no impact on their lives. Only 12% say the sequester cuts have had a major impact on them personally. Despite predictions that the sequester impact would grow over time, there’s no indication of […]

Huelskamp Meets with Hays Officials

Huelskamp and Hays city officials

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Congressman Tim Huelskamp visited with Bob Muirhead (Midwest Energy), Kent Steward (Hays City Commissioner) and Ron Mellick (Hays City Commissioner). Among other topics, they discussed immigration, rural housing, and transportation. Congressman Huelskamp said. “It was my pleasure to meet with these community leaders from Hays.  The meeting afforded us an […]