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Hays High’s Deterding 2nd at 4A wrestling tournament »


Senior Ethan Deterding was Hays High’s lone metal winner at the 2015 4A state wrestling tournament in Salina. Deterding finished runner-up at 182 pounds losing to Austin Cook of Smoke Valley by a first period fall in the championship match. He is now a two-time state placer and finished this season 38-4. Austin Dale at […]

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Tweeting — and setting the nation’s ‘chat agenda’ »

Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center

From Sean Penn and the Oscars to Keith Olbermann and Bill O’Reilly at their cable TV perches, and with a dash of national security issues for good measure, we’re “all atwitter” — literally. Twitter — the 140-character social media phenom — is used by just 23% of adult Americans who are online, according to a […]

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National Christian music bands set to play Hays »

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KPRD Radio Two staples of the Christian music scene over the past decade will be touring together for the first time this spring. Combined, The Afters and Hawk Nelson have sold over a million SoundScan albums and have garnered a dozen No. 1 radio singles.   Concert-goers to the Here For You Tour will not […]

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Hays USD 489 Kindergarten Round-Up set for March 3 »

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Hays USD 489 Hays USD 489 Kindergarten Round-Up will begin with a parents-only informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 3 at the Hays High School cafeteria. Parents of any child who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 are invited to begin preparing their child for kindergarten. At the meeting, parents will […]

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2014 Farm Bill – a final update via webinar »

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The K-State Research & Extension – Agricultural Economics department is hosting a final update to the Agricultural Act of 2014 or more commonly known as the Farm Bill. It will be a one hour webinar March 11 at the K-State Agriculture Research Center in Hays, to update farmers and others on the decision between selecting […]

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Recent obituaries »


Click HERE to view the most recent obituaries and service times from our funeral home partners.  

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Kansas offers trout fishing at more than 30 public fishing lakes »


KS Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism PRATT–Winter weather may not be synonymous with fishing for most people, but the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism offers anglers winter trout fishing opportunities that make putting up with the cold worth it. Trout are stocked in select waters during the trout season, which is open […]

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Upcoming water supply meetings include NW Kan. stops »

Kansas water office

During the month of March, 26 public meetings will be hosted by the Water Vision Regional Goal Leadership Teams to begin the goal setting process to help develop water supply goals for each region. Each of the 14 teams are to participate in a public scoping process in their region to develop and draft water […]

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Longtime FHSU educator named ‘Icon of Education’ »


FHSU University Relations Dr. Larry Gould, the former provost at Fort Hays State University who returned to the classroom in October 2013 as a professor of political science, has been named an “Icon of Education” by Ingram’s, the Kansas City business magazine. Dennis Boone, managing editor of Ingram’s, said the nine honorees for 2015 share […]

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Winter weather advisory issued »

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A winter weather system will impact the area, according to Ellis County Emergency Manager Bill Ring. Click HERE for the local weather forecast. See below for information from the National Weather Service in Dodge City.

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HPD Activity Log 2-26-15 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 2 animal calls and 18 traffic stops Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Drug Offenses/DUI–100 block E 7th St, Hays; 01:34 AM Driving Under the Influence–1300 block Vine St, Hays; 02:11 AM Driving Under the Influence–1200 block Vine St, Hays; 03:08 AM Drug Offenses–400 block […]

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Wired.com offers explanation of ‘THE DRESS that broke the Internet’ »

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  From Facebook to Buzzfeed and nearly every website in between, the Internet was buzzing Thursday night about “The Dress.” Wired.com offered a scientific explanation of why different people saw the dress either as white and gold or blue and black. Which colors do you see? Here is the original posting via tumblr.com

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Fox Sports announces 2015 Royals television schedule »

Royals-Giants World Series Game 6

Fox Sports on Friday unveiled its broadcast plans for the 2015 Kansas City Royals season. Fox Sports can be seen in Hays on Eagle Cable Ch. 23 and 623 (high-definition). Click HERE for the schedule.

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