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Can’t spend our education dollar twice »


Today’s hot topic is: college costs too much! Much anger is focused on public university tuition that has risen faster than health care costs. It might seem that, similar to the medical establishment, higher public education can charge as much tuition as they want and nobody can do anything about it. So what are the […]

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‘The November Man’ brings an end to summer »

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“The November Man” has a great title, a passable concept that drips with popcorn movie potential and the right man in the leading role to tie it all up. The first third of the movie and the second half of the final third are really pretty enjoyable. Pierce Brosnan is the perfect choice to fill […]

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Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase »

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. State police say 31-year-old David J. Fries, Manchester, N.H., was spotted by a trooper on Interstate 93 in Bow at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. The first trooper eventually […]

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The Forum: Tim Chapman, FHSU Foundation »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman spoke with Tim Chapman of the Fort Hays State University Foundation. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Lenora Edwards »

Lenora Edwards, 91, died August 29, 2014 at Cedar Village Long Term Care, Ness City, KS. She was born October 28, 1922 in Galatia, KS to Conard and Katy Bauer. She is survived by 2 sons: Conrad Earl Edwards, Chattanooga, TN, Ronald N. Edwards, Jetmore, KS; 4 grandchildren, 2 sisters, and 2 brothers. She was […]

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Helen Ann Miller »

Helen Ann Miller, age 101, of Ellis, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society, Hays. She was born May 5, 1913 on the family farm located north of Ellis to William and Louisa (Zerfas) Dietrich. She married Harry Miller on September 21, 1937 in Ellis. He preceded her in death January […]

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Free developmental screenings offered for children »


Free developmental screenings are being offered for children, ages birth to age 3 from Ellis and Rush counties. For children age 3 to 5, where there is a concern a child might have a developmental delay or be in need of special education service, screenings also are offered. During the developmental screenings, local professionals will […]

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August ends with yet another bout of rainfall »


August ended with yet another bout of precipitation, offering up a total of nearly 2 inches of rainfall in Hays in the normally arid month. The Kansas State Ag Research Center reported an overnight rainfall of 0.35 inches, with other reports in the county ranging from 0.07 to 0.94 inches. The most significant rain in […]

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School funding looks to be key issue in governor’s race »


Even before the gubernatorial election campaign kicks off in earnest at the State Fair debate Saturday, the issue of K-12 education appears to be clear or at least outlined well enough by both Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and Democrat House Minority Leader Paul Davis, Lawrence, to put to bed. If  K-12 education is the sole […]

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Hansen offers seven-week quilting class »

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LOGAN — The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum will host a seven-week quilting workshop later this fall. Janie Lowry, Stockton, will be the instructor. Lowry is well known in the area for her quilting expertise. This year’s pattern will be the Disappearing 9 patch. Classes will be Oct. 7,14, 21 and 28 and Nov. 4, […]

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FHSU Music Department earns reaccreditation »


FHSU University Relations The Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University was granted reaccreditation in July by the National Association of Schools of Music. “The process involves a lot of investigation, data gathering and conversations amongst colleagues,” said Benjamin Cline, chair of the Department of Music and Theatre. “Those conversations are one […]

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Light in the Dark 5K Run/Walk at FHSU will glow in the dark »

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FHSU University Relations Participants will glow-in-the-dark while running around the Fort Hays State University campus Friday, Sept. 19, during the third annual Light in the Dark 5K Run/Walk hosted by FHSU Students for Life. Registration is from 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Activities start with a short presentation at 8:20 p.m. The race will start […]

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Educators write chapter for student affairs leaders guide »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Dr. Larry Gould, professor of political science, Dr. Tisa Mason, vice president for student affairs, and Kindra D. Degenhardt, project administrative associate for the Alumni Association, wrote a module for “Increasing Adult Learner Persistence and Completion Rates,” a guide for student affairs “leaders and practitioners” on keeping students […]

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