Labor Day Weekend Police Activity Log

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The Hays Police Department conducted 100 traffic stops and received 26 animal calls from Friday August 30th – Monday September 2nd according to the Police Activity Log. Driving Under the Influence 8/30 2:20 AM – Driving Under the Influence, Underage Possession of CMB/LIQ reported in the 1600 block of Main St 8/31 12:41 AM – […]

Wednesday morning apartment fire

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The Hays Fire Department was dispatched this morning, just after 7:30 a.m. to the 1400 Block East 29th where a fire in an apartment oven had been extinguished. However, there was a lot of smoke. There were no injuries.  Grease in the oven is believed to have contributed to starting the fire.  

KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 9/4/13

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Don’t Forget The Plan A forgetful husband thought he had conquered his problem of trying to remember his wife’s birthday and their wedding anniversary. He opened an account with a florist, and provided that florist with the dates and instructions to send flowers to his wife on these dates, along with an appropriate note signed, […]

Rep. Couture-Lovelady: I think we will finish our work today

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Kansas law imposing an automatic 50-year sentence on some convicted murderers is now in the state Senate. State Rep. Travis Couture-Lovelady told Hays Post, “There are really no substantive differences in what the House passed on Tuesday and what the Senate is considering. I think we’ve made excellent progress and I think we will wrap […]

Book Review: Dog Blood

Marleah Augustine

Book Review:  Dog Blood   (Author David Moody) The world has suffered a catastrophe of unknown cause, dividing humankind into two: the Haters and the Unchanged. Each group believes the other to be the enemy; each group is fighting for survival. Only by working together can the enemy – whoever that enemy is – be […]

USD 489 fall sports underway; Online schedules here

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  The Hays Middle School and Hays High School Fall Sports schedules are available online. To get the line-up for all the action this fall, visit one of the following web sites. ~7th Grade = Grade = ~High School =  

State’s New online consumer site to help you with health Insurance

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The Kansas Insurance Department has launched a website to help consumers prepare for purchasing health coverage on the new online marketplace that is scheduled to go live Oct. 1. The marketplace, which the federal health reform law requires be up and running in every state, will offer consumers choices of several health insurance plans within […]

Victoria Volleyball Sweeps Dual

The Victoria volleyball team moved to 3-0 with a pair of wins at the Plainville Triangular Tuesday. The Knights defeated Plainville 2-1 (25-14, 20-25, 25-20) and then swept Stockton 2-0 (25-19, 25-16). Audra Novak led the team with 15 kills. Novak and Kristin Huser both had 16 assists while Booke Pfanenstiel led the squad with […]

Center for Civic Leadership has a busy September

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The Center for Civic Leadership (CCL) at Fort Hays State University will host a number of events and activities to promote citizen leadership development during the month of September.  Tigers in Service, partnering with the Hays Rotary Club, will host the third annual Paint-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 7. Teams or individual volunteers are welcome to choose […]