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Hedwig (Rohr) Staab »

Hedwig (Rohr) Staab, age 93, passed away  January 26, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. She was born December 15, 1920 in Munjor, KS. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Catharine. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements in care of Brock’s Funeral Chapel, 2509 Vine, […]

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Jesse Daniel Pfannenstiel »

Jesse Daniel Pfannenstiel, age 40, of Woodston died Friday April 18, 2014, north of Hays, Kansas, due to a automobile accident. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Plainville. Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Tuesday 12:30 PM until service time all at the church. […]

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Ryan’s joke is on us »

OtherWords columnist Jim Hightower is a radio commentator, writer and public speaker.

My guess is that Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party’s highly touted budget guru, doesn’t have a very tight grip on the concept of irony. Otherwise, why would he choose April Fools’ Day to release the latest version of what the GOP intends to do to federal programs (and to the people who count on […]

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FHSU water-carrying event will highlight global problems »


FHSU University Relations Six students in Fort Hays State University’s Global Environmental Issues Class are sponsoring “Are You Strong Enough to Carry Water?” between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the Quad. The event aims to raise awareness of the lack of portable water available in developing countries. “People easily take water […]

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Two dead after accident at U.S. 183, Feedlot Road »


Two people are dead after an accident at 7:30 p.m. Friday north of Hays. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2002 Dodge pickup driven by Jesse D. Pfannenstiel, 40, Woodston, was westbound on Feedlot Road when it reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign. The KHP said the truck was hit on its driver’s […]

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Hays Soroptimist Club recognizes area women »


Soroptimist International of Hays, a volunteer organization for business and professional women held its annual awards ceremony Wednesday at Fort Hays State University Memorial Union. The club recognized four women in different areas.   Allison Hohmann, Hays, and Brooke Schmidt, Victoria, each were honored with the Violet Richardson Award, which recognizes young women age 14 […]

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Russell Flashback will offer blast from the past on April 26 »

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RUSSELL — It’s a trip down memory lane during a new community event, “Russell Flashback,” scheduled for April 26 in Russell. The free event is presented by the Russell-area small business community and the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce, according to Jenny Conn, chamber executive director. Activities include antique valuations, a classic car cruise and a […]

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Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom »


YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom. The senior at Central York High School stood up […]

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Perry A. Corke »


Perry A. Corke, age 87, of Quinter, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Gove County Medical Center – Long Term Care.  He was born November 10, 1926 in rural Sheridan County to Ray G. and Rena Floy (Breeden) Corke.  He was a Hoxie High School graduate.  Perry went on to serve our country during […]

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FHSU students excel in national technology, engineering competition »


FHSU University Relations Underwater robots and roller coasters recently challenged 10 Fort Hays State University students at the 76th International Technology and Engineering Educators Association National Conference and the Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association competitions in Orlando, Fla. “The FHSU/TEECA Organization had a great showing at this year’s national conference in Orlando. We placed […]

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Kansas receives $62.2M for annual tobacco settlement »


Kansas Attorney General’s Office TOPEKA — Kansas has received its annual tobacco settlement payment totaling $62.2 million, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. The final installment of the state’s annual payment was verified today. The $62.2 million total is within the range of payments received by Kansas in recent years. Schmidt said that was the […]

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Project Coordinator/Estimator »

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Glassman Corporation is now accepting applications for an additional in-house Project Coordinator/Estimator. Construction estimation and/or project management experience is preferred. Full-time. EEO. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening & physical. Successful candidate will be offered a wage and benefits package commensurate with aptitude and experience. To request an application or to send a resume please […]

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Ellis County unemployment rate at 2.7 percent, state unchanged »


TOPEKA – Unemployment rates in Ellis County fell slightly last month, dropping from 28 percent in February to 2.7 in March, the most recent figures available.   The Kansas Department of Labor reported Friday the March seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent statewide, unchanged from February and down from 5.5 percent in March 2013. […]

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