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AARP hosts Western Summit, financial security workshop in Hays »

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AARP Kansas AARP Kansas is hosting two events Thursday in Hays to help Kansans 50 and older better prepare for a secure financial future and learn how to protect their hard-earned financial assets. “AARP is working to ensure those who are 50 and older have the financial security they need to take charge of their […]

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Large hail piles up like snow in portions of Colorado »


DENVER (AP) — Some in Colorado are cleaning up after hail piled up in some areas. In western Colorado, the National Weather Service says several people reported golf-ball size hail near Pagosa Springs on Monday. Quarter-sized hail piled up like snow in Greenwood Village while the unsettled weather led to a tornado watch for 14 […]

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Lynn Griffith »

Lynn Griffith, age 75, of Arnold, passed away, Monday, September 29, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society in Hays. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home of WaKeeney.

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Month ends with another shower across western Kansas »


An early morning rain gave Ellis County yet another dose of moisture Tuesday, with early reports showing as much as a quarter-inch in the gauges. The heaviest rain in the county fell on and east of Hays, with reports ranging from 0.12 to 0.25 inches. In the western portion of the county, reports were much […]

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Young professionals will pitch in to help prep for Oktoberfest »

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The Hays Area Young Professionals will be pitching in the help clean up the community. The group will be contributing its time from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, cleaning up litter and debris at Hays Municipal Park. With Oktoberfest just two weeks away, the group is attempting to help make the park grounds clean and […]

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HPD activity log, Sept. 29 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 16 traffic stops and received 10 animal calls on Monday, Sept. 29, according to the HPD activity log. Found/lost property, 4600 block Roth, 8:25 a.m. Abandoned vehicle, 2200 block Felten, 10:13 a.m. Theft, 4400 block Vine, Sept. 8 Animal call, 300 block West 32nd, 12:01 p.m. Shoplifting, 4300 block Vine, […]

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Hays church will host Pink Impact women’s conference »

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Women from all throughout western Kansas are invited to attend the Pink Impact 2014 video conference Nov. 14 and 15 at North Oak Community Church in Hays. Pink Impact was originally held in May at Gateway Church in Dallas, Texas, but now is available to churches around the world to stream “on demand.” At the […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Sept. 26 to 28 »


Sept. 26 Motor vehicle accident/DUI, 1500 block Mount Pleasant Road, 12:30 a.m. Theft, 2000 block Metro, 7:44 a.m. Runaway juvenile, Antonino, 7:26 p.m. Sept. 27 Criminal damage to property, 1400 block Grant’s Villa Road, 1 p.m. Cattle out, 2300 block Feedlot Road, 8:28 a.m. Warrant service/failure to appear, three incidents, 100 block West 12th, 9:53 […]

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Born Reading’ by Jason Boog »


‘Born Reading’ by Jason Boog Every parent wants to give his or her child a competitive advantage. In “Born Reading,” publishing insider (and new dad) Jason Boog explains how that can be as simple as opening a book. Studies have shown that interactive reading, a method that creates dialogue as you read together, can raise […]

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Cecilia C. Quint »

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December 13, 1923 – September 27, 2014 Cecilia C. Quint, age 90, passed away at the Via Christie Ridge Cornerstone Skilled Nursing Center in Wichita, Kansas. She was born and raised in Ellis County, Kansas, one of 13 children to the late Paul and Catherine (Walters) Schmidt. Cecilia was an avid bridge player and sports […]

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Alumni association gears up for homecoming 5K Tiger Run/Walk »


The Fort Hays State University Alumni Association will host the 5K Tiger Run/Walk on Oct. 11 as part of homecoming festivities. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with the race set to begin at 8 a.m. from the Robbins Center. Prices will be awarded to the top male and female finishers in several age categories. Entry […]

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FHSU website now responsive to all Web viewing devices »


FHSU University Relations With more than 80,000 pageviews a day, the www.fhsu.edu website has become the most popular tool for accessing information about Fort Hays State University. Now the FHSU website is easier to use than ever. Beginning today, the website features a “responsive” web design that makes the pages display appropriately on all devices. […]

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Annual roundup speakers will examine Volga-German ancestry »


Want to learn more about your Volga-German ancestry? Join us on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Whiskey Creek meeting room at 3203 Vine, Hays, for the annual American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Kansas Round-Up of Chapters. Presenters this year include: • Dr. Eric J. Schmaltz, associate professor at Northwest Oklahoma State University: “Coming […]

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