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Chip seal project to start next week on U.S. 36 »


Starting on June 1, weather permitting, the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin work on a chip seal project on a 15-mile portion of U.S. 36 in Smith County beginning at the U.S. 36 and U.S. 281 intersection and ending at the Smith/Jewell County line. Project work will involve applying a thin layer of asphalt […]

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Hats and organization the topic of Hays After 5 meeting »

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The Hays After 5 dinner will be Monday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the Rose Garden Steak Haus. The speaker will be Phyllis Vos from Ankeny, Iowa. She will speak about the different hats we wear throughout our lives and how to keep our “hats” from slipping off. You are encouraged to wear a […]

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Susan Christine Super »

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Susan Christine Super, age 32, of Grayland, Washington, passed away May 19, 2015 at her home. She was born May 28, 1982, in Waurika, Oklahoma. Her parents are David and Treva Super. She was a 2001 graduate of Trego Community High School, WaKeeney. Upon graduating high school, Susan served our country in the United States […]

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Recent FHSU grad sets up scholarship in memory of grandfather »

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FHSU University Relations Born and raised in Liberal, Jessica Gokey graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2012. Gokey, raised by a single mother, recalls her grandparents being a big help to her and her brother throughout their childhood. When Gokey decided to establish a scholarship fund in support of students at Fort Hays State, […]

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Hays assistant city manager accepts position in Kearney, Neb. »


Paul Briseno, who has served as assistant city manager of Hays since 2009, tendered his resignation, effective July 6, the city announced Friday. Briseno is leaving his current position to become assistant city manager in Kearney, Neb. He formerly worked for the city of Grand Island, Neb., before coming to Hays in 2009. “It has […]

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Mary Ann Yeager »

Mary Ann Yeager, age 79, died May 23, 2015 at Piner’s Rehabilitation Facility in Napa, California. She was born May 24, 1936 near Brownell, Kansas, the daughter of Alexander and Katharine Gross Filbert. She graduated from Bazine High School in 1954, and received a Bachelors Degree in business from Fort Hays State University. She taught […]

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Dash 4 Disabilities run/walk registration deadline nears »

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The registration deadline is nearing for a 5K run/walk designed to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities. The fourth annual Dash 4 Disabilities will be Saturday, June 6 at Hays Recreation Commission. The event is sponsored by DSNWK and Arc of the Central Plains. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m., with the race beginning at 9 a.m. […]

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HPD arrest log, May 21 to 24 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Ashle Kay Dole, 25, Norton, was arrested at 8:14 p.m. May 21 in the 4300 block of Vine on suspicion of theft. Nathaniel Adam Barnes, 26, Hays, was arrested at 6:45 p.m. May 22 in the 900 block of Noose Road on […]

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Hays Larks set to honor veterans, youth baseball players »

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With the 2015 Hays Larks season set to open Saturday, the team is inviting residents to two special nights at the ballpark. On Saturday, June 6, against El Dorado, the Larks will have its annual Veterans Appreciation Night. Veterans and their families are invited, with a ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. On Sunday, June 7, […]

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Ellis Co. offices closed Monday for Public Works administrator’s funeral UPDATE »

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Several Ellis County Administrative offices will be closed on Monday June 1st to allow county employees to attend the funeral services of a county department head. Obituary information for Mike Graf, who served as Public Works Administrator for the past 22 years, can be seen HERE. Ellis County will observe the following work day schedule: […]

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Teams being rounded up for annual Drive for Cancer golf tourney »

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Registrations are being accepted for the Eagle Drive for Cancer Golf Tournament, scheduled for Friday, June 12, at Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course. The four-person scramble is scheduled to begin with registration at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided, and prizes will be awarded. Registration is $70 per […]

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Tale of Sternberg’s famous fish fossil the topic of presentation »


An upcoming program will detail the journey of a nationally famous 12-foot fossil fish (Xiphactinus) that was collected by George Sternberg in western Kansas in June 1925. The presentation chronicles the 90-year saga of the fossil’s meanderings from Kansas to its present home at the Miami Science Center in Miami. A visual program will be […]

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Dell Keil »

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Dell Keil, 90, Hays, died on May 27, 2015. He was born on May 28, 1924, in Minneapolis, KS, to Dell Dane and Emma (Breedlove) Keil. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the South Pacific during World War II. He married Mary Ann Krannawitter in Hoxie, KS, on April 15, 1950. They settled […]

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