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HPD arrest log, March 23 to 25 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Tanner Alan Kaniper, 21, Hays, was arrested at 1:54 a.m. March 25 in the 2700 block of Ash on suspicion of drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kevin James Corson, 18, Hays, was arrested at 4:36 p.m. March 25 in the […]

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Plan now for Full Circle Aging Expo »

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Although Ron Willis has met many people in his travels throughout the United States, he recalls a number of individuals from his childhood who taught him early on about being a person with integrity and compassion. One of those people included his grandfather, a wise man and retired railroad engineer who completed school through the […]

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Call for entries to 2015 Kansas Originals photo show »

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Post Rock Opportunities Foundation The Post Rock Opportunities Foundation and Kansas Originals Market & Gallery announce the 2015 Kansas Originals Photo Show. This show will be held at Kansas Originals Market & Gallery near Wilson, Kansas, from Saturday, May 9, 2015 to Sunday, April 13, 2015. The opening reception will be on May 9th and […]

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Research grants available from Kansas Historical Foundation »

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Kansas State Historical Society TOPEKA–The Kansas Historical Foundation announced that the application deadline for its academic and non-academic research grants is April 15. The purpose of the grants is to help defray expenses while conducting research at the Kansas Historical Society in Topeka. The Alfred M. Landon Historical Research Grant is presented annually to a […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, March 26 »

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March 26 Cattle Out, 1500 block 270th Avenue, 8:26 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 8:29 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 9:23 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 11:41 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 4:27 p.m. Domestic Disturbance, 1500 block West 27th, 9:50 p.m.

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WAYMASTER: From the Dome to Home »

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March 27, 2015 Troy L. Waymaster, State Representative, Kansas House district, 109 Senate Bill 34: Election Crimes Even though we had a relatively short week, we conducted Legislative session on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, we were on the House floor all three days, all day debating, amending, and voting on an array of different issues […]

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HPD Activity Log March 27 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 10 animal calls and 10 traffic stops Thursday, March 26, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. MV Accident-City Street/Alley–1200 block Vine St, Hays; 6:45 AM Found/Lost Property–800 block Ash St, Hays; 8:03 AM Animal Call–3000 block Barclay Dr, Hays; 10:17 AM Animal At Large–1900 block E 25th St, […]

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Aerial footage of Moore, Okla., tornado »

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Click HERE for aerial video of the March 25 tornado in Moore, Okla.

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Historic low at Wilson Lake prompts boater safety warning »

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  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers SYLVAN GROVE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wilson Lake reminds boaters to be especially safe with record low lake levels. At 8.5 feet below normal conservation pool, many shallow water hazards are present. Much of the west end of the lake is too shallow to operate. […]

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FHSU Foundation’s ROI ranks in nation’s top percentile »

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FHSU University Relations The Fort Hays State University Foundation raised the bar for return on investment during its 2014 fiscal year. Not only was their return No. 1 in the state of Kansas, but it was also No. 1 in the MIAA and in the top percentile for the United States. These numbers are based […]

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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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41st Street reconstruction project resumes after winter hiatus »

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After a winter shutdown, construction on 41st Street between the U.S. 183 Bypass and Hall Street has resumed. Beginning Monday, the following changes in road closure will occur: • 41st Street between Truman Circle and Fillmore will be opened to traffic. • 41st Street between Fillmore and Hall Street will be closed to traffic. • […]

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Barkapalooza will benefit Western Plains Animal Refuge »

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FHSU Leadership 310, in collaboration with Western Plains Animal Refuge, is hosting Barkapalooza from 1 to 4 p.m. April 18 at Municipal Park in Hays. Barkapalooza will be a fun-filled day of dog and owner activities, local business booths, and a prize drawing at the end. The cost of admission is freewill donation, and all […]

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