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The Forum: Amanda Rohleder, Konza Club of Hays »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman speaks with Amanda Rohleder of the Konza Club of Hays. The club is made up of alumni of the Leadership Hays program. Click HERE for the full interview. Related story: A closer look at the Konza Club.      

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HPD activity log, April 16 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 15 traffic stops and received four animal calls on Wednesday, April 16, according to the HPD activity log. Animal at large, 100 block East 22nd, 8:18 a.m. Drug offenses, 2700 block Canal, 9:36 a.m. Blackmail/extortion, 700 block West 12th, 12:45 p.m. Animal at large, 500 block East 14th, 1:04 p.m. […]

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Family’s story highlights need for autism treatment coverage »


By EVAN DUNBAR KU Statehouse Wire Service OVERLAND PARK – Tara and Raul Ortega are relatively new to autism. Their son, Alex, was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder just three months shy of his third birthday. The Ortega’s enjoyed 15 months of applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy after their son’s diagnosis. ABA therapy involves […]

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Museum offers scholarships for children’s paleontology expeditions »


FHSU University Relations Some fresh donations have allowed Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History to offer scholarships statewide to help K-12 students to attend paleontology camps this summer. Grades K to 5 will have an opportunity for 10 full-ride scholarships to the “Fun With Fossils,” in which children will experience being a […]

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June M. McKinley »

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Longtime WaKeeney resident June M. McKinley passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.  She was 87 years of age.  June was born January 21, 1927, in WaKeeney, to Ralph R. and Bertha M. (Britt) Berry. On March 25, 1944, June was united in marriage to Andrew E. McKinley in […]

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Perry Corke »

Perry Corke, age 87, Quinter, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Gove County Medical Center Long Term Care. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home of Quinter.

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Sternberg set for annual EGGstravaganza »

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Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History will have its EGGstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt will be held the morning of April 19. Approximately 10,000 eggs will be scattered over the nature trails. The event is $3 for the public, free for museum members, with proceeds going to the museum’s education department. At 10 […]

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Now That’s Rural: Jim Armstrong, Havensville Living History Day »

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By RON WILSON Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development The little girl’s eyes grew big as she pumped the foot pedal and fed yarn into the loom.  As the loom moved back and forth, the little girl gazed in amazement. For the first time in her life, she was creating a rug before her […]

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Community Connection: Celebrating 100 years of Roundup »

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Eagle Radio’s Mike Cooper spoke recently with John Jaeger about the upcoming 100-year anniversary of the KSU Ag Research Center Roundup. Click HERE for the complete interview.

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FHSU TKE chapter placed on non-operating status »


Fort Hays State University Relations The Alpha-Upsilon Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Fort Hays State University has been placed on non-operating status as of April 2, 2014. The chapter failed to meet minimum fraternity standards and university expectations including membership size, academic performance and financial obligations. FHSU officials support TKE International Fraternity’s decision […]

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Dress for safety on the farm »

John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

What’s today’s fashionable farmer wearing to work? If you guessed any of the high fashions featured in GQ, Vanity Fair or Esquire, guess again. Looking good is great when you go to town but safety and comfort are more important when dressing for farm chores. Let’s begin with the head, after all that’s where thinking […]

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WaKeeney water supply passes KDHE inspection »


WAKEENEY — WaKeeney city council members received good news from the state during the April 1 council meeting. A March 24 letter from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment detailed the city’s most recent public water supply inspection by KDHE. No deficiencies were found or recommendations made. The complete council meeting minutes follow. —————- […]

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Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine »


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. Lincoln police say a 24-year-old woman called 911 Monday afternoon because her 3-year-old son was missing from her apartment. Employees at the bowling alley across the […]

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