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TMP-Marian Volleyball Goes 1-2 in Season Opener »


The TMP-Marian volleyball team opened their season by going 1-2 at the Norton Quad on Tuesday. The Monarchs lost to Holcomb in three (25-23, 9-25, 16-25), beat Norton in three (25-23, 24-26, 25-23) then were swept by Colby (20-25, 20-25). Kaylor Gottschalk led the squad with 14 kills, Bailey Hageman recorded 49 digs, Madison Koerner […]

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

Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger

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 […]

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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 […]

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Center for Civic Leadership has a busy September »

Fort Hays State Entrance

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 […]

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Senate gets Kansas ‘Hard 50′ legislation »


(AP) — Legislation revamping a Kansas law imposing an automatic 50-year sentence on some convicted murderers is now in the state Senate. The House passed the measure 122-0 Tuesday on the first day of a special session prompted by a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down a similar law in Virginia. The Senate Judiciary […]

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NW Kansas man injured in truck accident »


A Northwest Kansas man was injured in a truck accident on Tuesday.   According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Forty-four year old Marlin Anthony Hackney of Oberlin was driving a 1993 Ford truck eastbound on U36 4.5 miles east of Oberlin when the passenger side front tire blew out. The truck traveled off the roadway […]

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State Rep. Boldra on the Special Legislative session »

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Tuesday, Sept. 3, we returned to the state house to clean up the “Hard 50” murder-sentencing bill that had been scrutinized by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Alleyne v. U.S. (June, 2013). I arrived at my office in the capitol around 6:30, as I had done all last session, set up my computer, checked […]

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Free Ice Cream for FHSU Students »

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The Fort Hays State University Activities Board is hosting a free ice cream social on Wednesday, September 4th from 6:00pm-7:30pm on the Union Patio!  All FHSU students are invited to come. The UAB meets every Monday at 5:30pm in the Lower Level of the Memorial Union, room 010.  For information on upcoming events, visit http://fhsuuab.wix.com/fort-hays-state-uab

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Ohio man who held women captive is dead »

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Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro, who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade, has committed suicide at a state prison facility. Spokeswoman JoEllen Smith says 53-year-old Castro was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient. Prison medical staff performed CPR before […]

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Fort Hood shooter forcibly shaved at Kansas prison »

Maj. Nidal Hasan

(AP) — The Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the Fort Hood shooting rampage has been forcibly shaved, an Army spokesman said Tuesday. Maj. Nidal Hasan began growing a beard in the years after the November 2009 shooting that left 13 dead and 30 wounded. The beard prompted delays to his court-martial because it violated […]

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Report: Some Kansas crops maturing slowly »

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(AP) — A new report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service shows the Kansas corn crop maturing far more slowly than normal. The agency said in its weekly update Tuesday that just 4 percent of the crop has matured, well behind last year’s figure of 60 percent and an early-September average of 33 percent. Corn […]

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