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Firefighters will train this weekend at NCK Tech Big Creek campus »

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Hays Fire Department Firefighters from the Ellis County Rural Fire Department and the cities of Ellis, Hays and Victoria will be participating in firefighter skills training from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The training will be conducted at the NCK Tech Big Creek campus at 101 Main in Hays. Presented by the […]

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Moran will talk current issues with students at Hays High »

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U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, is scheduled to address current issues and American government classes in Hays next week, according to a press release issued Friday. Moran, formerly of Hays, will speak to the students at Hays High School, 2300 E. 13th, from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the HHS Lecture Hall.

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Ellis completes street rehab project »

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ELLIS–Drivers in Ellis are appreciating some improved streets. The 2014 Street Rehabilitation Project was completed Monday, as Public Works Director Alan Scheuerman reported to the Ellis City Council during their Monday night meeting. Schuerman said the project took two-and-a-half days to complete “with tremendous help from Ellis County Public Works.” Schuerman also explained to the […]

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WaKeeney gets serious about property nuisances »

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WAKEENEY–The city of WaKeeney is getting serious about abatement of property nuisances. The problem has been discussed several times by the WaKeeney city council. After considerable discussion once again during the Sept. 2 city council meeting, members voted to move forward with certified letter notices to several property owners within the city. It was a […]

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Eagle Web Services offering FREE website evaluation for businesses »

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FREE in September, Eagle Web Services will review your business website and offer advice for making it work harder for you. Eagle is the ONLY GOOGLE PARTNER in the region and offers the expertise to make online success easy — from search engines to social media. Click HERE for more information on this offer. Time […]

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News From the Oil Patch »

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By JOHN P. TRETBAR Baker Hughes reported 1,931 active drilling rigs across the US, up six. The count in Canada dropped nine rigs to 405. In Kansas there were 25 rigs actively drilling for oil and gas, up two. Independent Oil & Gas reported 123 active rigs across Kansas plus 33 awaiting their next assignment […]

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Powerball jackpot jumps for weekend drawing »

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Kansas Lottery TOPEKA – Kansas Lottery players will be trying to win some hefty jackpots this weekend. No tickets matched all numbers in the Sept. Powerball drawing, giving players a chance to win an estimated $196 million jackpot, with a cash option of $116.9 million in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. The Hot Lotto and Super […]

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Fly Kansas Air Tour schedules stop in Scott City »

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Starting Monday, the Fly Kansas Air Tour takes to the skies and will visit nine Kansas communities in three days to promote multiple aspects of aviation. The tour is part of the Kansas Aviation Expo, which runs from Sept. 22 to 26 and coincides with Aviation Appreciation Week, as proclaimed by Gov. Sam Brownback. Students […]

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Pork to stop nosebleeds, housecat dangers among improbable discoveries »

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BOSTON (AP) — Scientists who found that sticking cured pork up your nose can stop an uncontrollable nosebleed and owning a cat can be hazardous to your mental health are among this year’s winners of the Ig Nobel prize. The annual awards for sometimes silly, sometimes surprising scientific discoveries were handed out Thursday at Harvard […]

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U.S. 36 communities will have Treasure Hunt this weekend »

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A group of communities across the region is offering up treasure for those willing to take a trip. The Phillipsburg-based United States 36 Highway Association, which promotes the highway that runs from Ohio to Colorado, will have the ninth annual U.S. 36 Highway Treasure Hunt later this month. The event is scheduled Sept. 19 to […]

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‘Best Seat in the House’ winner is named for Saturday game »

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Hays Post Stacy Area will be sitting in the Best Seats in the House for Fort Hays State University’s football game on Saturday. The Tigers hosts Lindenwood at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on Tiger Radio-Mix 103 and streamed live on HaysPost.com. Area, a student a NCK Tech who works part-time at APAC […]

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GM to introduce new, high-end Cadillac next year »

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will begin building a new, top-end Cadillac sedan late next year at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant. The auto maker said Friday that the rear-wheel drive car will make its debut in the first half of 2015, and that it will reveal the name of the new model soon. The new […]

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2014 upland bird forecast shows population improvements »

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism PRATT – A copy of the 2014 Kansas Upland Bird Forecast is now available and from the looks of things, upland bird hunters will see improved populations this fall. Although below-average harvests are expected this year, hunters should see more birds and have more opportunities than the 2013 […]

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