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KU seminar in Hays will focus on medical investigation of death »

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The second annual Medical Legal Investigation of Death seminar for health care professionals is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1. The session will be held at Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union Black and Gold Room, 600 Park. The event is sponsored by the University of Kansas Medical Office of Continuing Medical […]

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Former Barton Co. prosecutor appointed 28th District Court judge »


TOPEKA – Gov. Sam Brownback announced the appointment of Paul J. Hickman to the 28th District Court of the state of Kansas. Hickman will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jerome P. Hellmer. “I’d like to thank Paul for his willingness to serve his community in this capacity,” Brownback said. “With his […]

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Car strikes home in Hays — no injuries reported »

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Public safety officials were on the scene Friday after reports of a passenger car striking a home early this morning in the 2100 block of Allen. Police on the scene said the car was struck by another vehicle, causing the driver to lose control. There were no injuries. Check Hays Post for more as details […]

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Kansas Aqueduct Committee to hold meeting in Ulysses »

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ULYSSES — The Kansas Aqueduct Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Ulysses at the Grant County Civic Center, 1000 W. Patterson. This will be the third meeting held this year for the committee. The main purpose of the committee is to help oversee the update of the 1982 Corps study that […]

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Quivera: Whooping cranes are on the move »


Whooping cranes have begun leaving their breeding grounds to migrate south from Canada and will soon be passing through Kansas on their way to Texas. One of the best places to look for them will be Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in central Kansas. Annually each fall, a few dozen of these rare birds are sighted […]

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Hays Symphony Orchestra to feature FHSU woodwind profs in fall concert »


By RACHEL RAYNER FHSU University Relations The Hays Symphony Orchestra will perform its “Fall Classics” concert under the baton of Conductor Benjamin Cline at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on the Fort Hays State University campus. Cline is chair of the Department of Music at FHSU. […]

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Dole will wrap up homecoming tour with one more swing »

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Russell native and longtime U.S. Sen. Bob Dole plans to visit the following locations during the 10th and final trip back to his home state of Kansas this year. All visits are open to the public. On Tuesday, Dole will be in Mount City, followed by Wednesday stops in Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Columbus and Oswego. […]

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‘Best Seat in the House’ winner announced for Saturday’s Tiger game »


Hays Post Nicole Linenberger will be sitting in the Best Seat in the House for Fort Hays State University’s football game on Saturday. Kickoff for the game against Northwest Missouri State is at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on Tiger Radio-Mix 103 and streamed live on HaysPost.com. Linenberger will receive tickets to […]

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HPD activity log, Oct. 24 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 21 traffic stops and received 11 animal calls on Thursday, Oct. 23, according to the HPD activity log. Animal call, 200 block West 10th, 1:18 a.m. Animal at large, 400 block East 19th, 8:03 a.m. Motor vehicle accident, 27th and Hall, 8:42 a.m. Lost animals, 200 block West 26th, 10:41 […]

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Northwest Kansas officers among newest police academy graduates »

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YODER – Lenexa Police Department Chief Tom Hongslo congratulated 55 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center on Sept. 12. The new officers were members of the 230th basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson, the center […]

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Local conservative will have book signing at library »

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Roger Ewing, author of “Bombing America: The Deception of the American People,” will have a book signing at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Hays Public Library. The book covers not only the history of the U.S. but the present environment and the future. It offers a unique view of when politics and religion collide […]

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What’s the matter with Kansas? »

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No, I am not referring to Thomas Frank’s famous book with the same title.  Frank was clearly opposed to Kansas becoming a red state. That being said, I, like so many others a few years back went from blue to red – from Democrat liberalism to Republican conservatism.  What caused us to change?  There’s a […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Oct. 21 to 23 »


Oct. 21 Motor vehicle accident, Victoria, 7:20 a.m. Cattle out, 800 block 320th Avenue, 7:39 a.m. Drug offenses, Ellis County, 5:46 p.m. Drug offenses, Ellis County, 11:28 p.m. Search warrant, 200 block West Fifth, 11:29 p.m. Search warrant, 1100 block East 17th, 11:40 p.m. Oct. 22 Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 6:52 a.m. Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 9:20 […]

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