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‘Figaro’ to close FHSU’s theater season »

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FHSU University Relations Wrapping up its 2014-15 theatre season, the Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University will perform Charles Morey’s “Figaro” from Thursday to Sunday, April 23 to April 26, in the Felten-Start Theatre in Malloy Hall. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at […]

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Martin: ‘Students arrested in drug bust do not represent the values of the FHSU family’ »

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FHSU University Relations Seven Fort Hays State University students were arrested on Wednesday following an investigation by the Ellis County Drug Enforcement Unit, Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, Hays Police Department and University Police Department. “We do not condone these activities by a few of our students, and their activities do not define who we are,” […]

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HPD Activity Log April 16 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 13 animal calls and 24 traffic calls Thursday, April 16, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Harassment-Phone/FAX–2700 blk Epworth Village, Hays; 4/15 9:30 PM; 4/16 12:30 AM Burglary/vehicle–1500 block Vine St, Hays; 4/15 6 PM; 4/16 7:30 AM Theft (general)–300 block W 7th St, Hays; 4/2 12 AM; […]

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Moran’s Memo: Working to bring common sense to VA »


Last summer, amid startling news reports of manipulation, mismanagement and possibly death caused by failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Congress came together and passed legislation to overhaul veterans’ access to health care. I was proud to sponsor the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (the Choice Act), and deliver good news […]

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Lineman injured by electrical shock released from Wichita hospital »

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Midwest Energy A lineman injured by an electrical shock Wednesday in south Hays has been released from Via Christi in Wichita. “We expect he will have a full recovery,” Midwest Energy said in a statement Friday. “Thank you to everyone who offered thoughts, prayers and words of support. It is sincerely appreciated!” The incident occurred […]

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Training track for professionals at Full Circle Aging Expo »

Linda Beech

“Person-centered care” is the topic of the Full Circle Aging Expo training conference for professionals, and tomorrow is the deadline to register to take advantage of up to 7 CEU’s of continuing education credit. The Full Circle training track for professionals is a joint project of K-State Research and Extension, the Northwest Kansas Area Agency […]

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Irena Swartz »

Funeral services for former Weskan, Kansas, resident Irena Swartz, 88, will be held Saturday, April 18, 10:00 AM MT at Weskan Bible Church in Weskan, Kansas. Friends may share respects Saturday prior to the service at the church. Interment will be Tuesday, April 21, 10:00 AM CT at Ransom Cemetery in Ransom, Kansas. Memorials to […]

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Front brings a sprinkling of much-needed precipitation »

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While some forecasts called for up to 2 inches of rainfall from Thursday’s storm front, the bulk of the precipitation again missed Hays. Early reports showed, however, that Ellis County received up to a quarter-inch of much-needed rain south of Hays. Heavier rain was west of Hays, with a report near the Ellis-Russell county line […]

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Top honors at international technology, engineering conference for FHSU students »

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FHSU University Relations Sixteen students from the Institute of Applied Technology at Fort Hays State University earned top honors at the recent International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 77th Annual Conference held in Milwaukee, Wis. The students placed second in the live manufacturing and live robotics competitions coordinated by the Technology and Engineering Education […]

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FHSU changes weekend baseball schedule »


FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State Baseball’s final home series of the season has been moved to just Saturday and Sunday (Apr. 18-19) due to the forecasted weather in Hays this weekend. The teams will now play two doubleheaders. Saturday’s doubleheader will begin at 2 pm, while Sunday’s doubleheader will begin at 1 pm. Keep […]

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Students seeking to help residents for BIG Event »

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FHSU University Relations Volunteers from Fort Hays State University are seeking projects for the May 2 BIG Event, an initiative of the university’s Student Government Association in which the SGA thanks the community for its support by performing services for people who need them. “We currently have projects lined up with a great deal of […]

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Delicious Burger Special Thursday at Horseshoe »


Thursday’s Special Swiss Mushroom Burger and French Fries – $6.59 Drink Specials Single Wells – $2.25 All burgers and fries are fresh, never frozen. Don’t forget to sign up for a free lunch drawing every day you come in for lunch. Winner drawn every Monday!  (excludes ribeyes and platter trays) 8th & Vine, Hays, Kansas 67601(785) […]

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INSIGHT KANSAS: The Notorious K.A.N.S.A.S. »


Kansas is famous. Of course, in this Twitter era, you can become “famous” in a few hours, as retweets zip a story around the world and back. But this so-called “fame” frequently blooms as “notoriety.” In other words, you become famous because you did something foolish or wrong or both (think Justin Bieber). Often this […]

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