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Estella Pauline Brening »

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Estella Pauline Brening, 84, LaCrosse, died October 30, 2014 at Rush County Memorial Hospital. She was born January 13, 1930 in Ellis County, Kansas the daughter of Alex and Pauline (Graf) Munsch. On June 14, 1949 she married Dean Brening in LaCrosse. He died November 18, 1987.  She was a homemaker, a babysitter, and did […]

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Goodman Energy Center team recognized for superior performance »


Midwest Energy Wind turbines have become a dominant feature on the Kansas landscape, with many utilities, including Midwest Energy, taking advantage of wind energy.  But when the turbines aren’t turning, it’s up to natural gas generation plants, like the Goodman Energy Center at Hays, to fire up at a moment’s notice to ensure a seamless […]

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Margaret Lucille Powers »

Margaret Lucille Powers, 94, of Grainfield, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014. She was born October 18, 1920, in rural Park, KS to Nick and Marie Eva (Hartman) Malsom. She graduated from Gove Rural High School. She served in the Waves during WWII and was honorably discharged. On June 6, 1946 Margaret married Robert M. Powers. […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Oct. 30 »


Criminal transport, Stockton, 10:02 a.m. Criminal transport, Rooks County, 1:16 p.m. Suicidal subject, 100 block Village Road, 2:54 p.m. Fire, 1600 block West 27th, 3:29 p.m. Registered sex offenders, Hays, 3:53 p.m. Registered sex offender, Hays, 7:24 p.m.

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FHSU groups partner for van rides to the polls, watch party »


FHSU University Relations Every hour on the hour between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Election Day on Tuesday, a van will leave Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union and head for the polls. Students, faculty and staff can hitch a free ride provided by the Student Government Association. After the voting, the American Democracy […]

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Hughes named administrator at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital »

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Submitted John Hughes has been named as the new Administrator for Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. Hughes will begin his duties as hospital administrator on January 5, 2015. Originally from North Carolina, Hughes is currently serving as the Hospital Administrator at Ellinwood District Hospital, Ellinwood, Kansas. He has nineteen years experience in healthcare and his management […]

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Alley cleanup at half-way mark »


HAYS PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT Alley Cleanup Day 4 is now complete, and crews are at or near 50% completion. The map available on the City’s website shows the progress thus far. Crews will only make one pass through the City and will not return to an area to pick up additional items. As in years past, […]

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Edna Mae Coseo »

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November 14, 1930 – October 28, 2014 Edna Mae Coseo, 83, of Loveland, passed away peacefully with all of her family at her side at Pathways Hospice, Mckee Medical Center on October 28, 2014. She was born in Sterling, Colorado to Bonaventure and Regina (Scheck) Geist. Edna was one of six children in the family. […]

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Democrats scrape the bottom of the barrel »

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Liberal extremists continue to paint Gov. Sam Brownback and Republican legislators as indifferent to the concerns of students, parents, the elderly and disadvantaged. No doubt the low-information voters who’ve fallen for the left’s slogans and soundbites see Paul Davis and fellow Democrats as champions of fair play and common decency, the logical and reasonable alternative […]

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Good dog or bad dog? Pooch helps police collar his owner »


PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in central Alabama say a man’s own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow says the pooch named Bo followed his fleeing master, who was being pursued by officers. When the dog stopped and wagged his tail in tall grass, she says, officers […]

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Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt »

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won’t be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper. Officials in rural Barrett Township canceled the beloved Halloween ritual and the annual parade because of the police manhunt for Eric Frein. But kids did get to “trunk […]

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FHSU’s Mason named president at North Dakota university »

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An administrator from a university in Kansas is the new president at Valley City State University. The North Dakota Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Tisa Mason to take over the job. She has spent the last six years as vice president of student affairs at Fort Hays State University […]

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‘Water Wise Tigers’ launch water conservation campaign »


Water Wise Tigers, a FHSU Leadership 310 project, will host events at Fort Hays State University to raise awareness about water conservation and bring about a change in water usage at FHSU and in the city of Hays. The group is asking Fort Hays State students, faculty and staff, as well as community members, to […]

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