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Marie Claire Day »

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Marie Claire Day, infant daughter of Kassie Day, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Claire was born February 5, 2015 in Hays. Survivors include her mother, Hays, a brother Miles Day, a sister Avery Day, grandparents Mike and Kim Thomason of Hays, great grandparents Sandra Herman of Ellis and Earl […]

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Phyllis Van Allen »

Funeral service for longtime Sharon Springs, Kansas, resident Phyllis Van Allen, 96, will be held Tuesday, May 26 10:30 AM MT at United Methodist Church, Sharon Springs, Kansas. Burial will be at Sharon Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday 3:00—6:00PM MT at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs. Memorials to United Methodist Church Building Fund […]

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Carolyn Kay Engel »

Carolyn Engel

Carolyn Kay Engel, 73, Hays, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at her home. She was born August 9, 1941 in Emmeram, Kansas the daughter of Daniel and Catherine (Karlin) Weigel. She graduated from Ellis High School in 1959. On May 27, 1967 she married Clayton J. Engel in Hays. He died April 17, 2011. She […]

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HPD arrest log, May 14 to 17 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Dale Joseph Windholz, 32, Victoria, was arrested at 2:22 a.m. May 17 in the 500 block of East Sixth on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Kelda Margaret Goldsberry, 32, Hays, was arrested at 11 a.m. May 16 in the 300 block of East […]

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‘Top Profs’ selected by FHSU Mortar Board »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Mortar Board Senior Honor Society has announced the winners of the “Top Profs” awards for 2014-2015. Professors are selected based on their commitment and availability to the students. “We give this award to the professors who go the extra mile for their students,” said Kayla Champlin, Concordia senior […]

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Senate passes Sen. Moran bill to fix 40-mile Choice Act eligibility (VIDEO) »


Office of U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, (R-Kan.) WASHINGTON–Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Access to Community Care for Veterans Act (S.1463), legislation authored by U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee – that amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act) to give veterans […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, May 18 – May 21 »


May 18 Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 6:58 a.m. Criminal Transport, Dodge City, 8:29 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 2:49 p.m. Criminal Transport, Stockton, 4:43 p.m. Minor in Possession of CMB/LIQ 05/18/2015 08:40:39 PM Minor in Possession of Cereal Malt Beverage/Liquor, 9:07 p.m. Animal Bite Investigation, 1:00 p.m. May 19 Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 6:53 a.m. Warrant Service, 3000 […]

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Opal Alice Seaman »

Funeral services for lifelong Cheyenne and Sherman County, Kansas, resident Opal Alice Seaman, 96, will be held Wednesday, May 27, at 1:00 PM MT at First Christian Church in Goodland. Interment will be at St. Francis Cemetery. Friends may share respects Tuesday, May 26, from 4 until 6 PM MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. […]

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FHSU women’s basketball star will coach at NW Kansas school »

ECTV Forum - Kate Lehman

With her historic career at Fort Hays State University now in the rear-view mirror, women’s basketball icon Kate Lehman is tackling a new challenge. Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, Lehman said she will be “first and foremost” a first-grade teacher at Plainville Elementary School — as well as the new girls basketball coach at […]

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Specially priced Country Stampede tickets available at Eagle »

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MANHATTAN – The Country Stampede in Manhattan will be on June 25th through June 28th. Eagle Radio of Hays has four-day general admission tickets for sale.  They retail for $160 each — we’ll sell them for $92.20 each. Call Scarlett at (785) 625-2578 for information or to purchase tickets.  First come, first served. Drop by […]

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HPD Activity Log May 21 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 12 animal calls and 44 traffic stops Thursday, May 21, according to the HPD Activity Log. Suspicious Activity–1000 block Reservation Rd, Hays; 1:40 AM Disturbance – Noise–700 block W 12th St, Hays; 3:17 AM Suicidal Subject–1000 block E 41st St, Hays; 7:15 AM Criminal Damage to Property–500 block Main […]

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U.S. Drought Monitor: Only small portions of NW Kan. in severe drought »

May 2015

Approximately 4.5 inches of rain in May — following a wetter-than normal second half of 2014 — has greatly reduced the drought severity in Kansas. The U.S. Drought Monitor now lists much of northwest Kansas between “abnormally dry” and “severe drought.” In May of 2014, nearly the entire state was listed in the “severe” category, […]

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