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Past presidents of Kansas Bar back Davis for governor »

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An open letter from many of the past presidents of the Kansas Bar Association: Kansans have a right to expect their judges to be independent and not obligated to any person, religion or organization when deciding cases. In 1957, we enshrined that ideal in the state Constitution by providing for an independent nominating commission to […]

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Plenty left to do this week in Ellis »

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Good Thursday morning, everyone! Wow! This week is almost over and it feels like it just began! I hope you all are having a productive and exciting week. I’m sure many of you have either been to, or are getting ready to go tonight, to Parent-Teacher Conferences. First, Thank You for attending those conferences and […]

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Have a good story? Enter the Kansas Factual Story Contest »


TOPEKA — People who love Kansas are invited to enter the annual Kansas Factual Story Contest, sponsored by the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas. This contest encourages Kansans to preserve the factual,unpublished happenings and anecdotes in their lives from today and yesterday. The contest is open to everyone. Stories must be true and unpublished, […]

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Saturday’s Car Show & Shine will help benefit local racer »


Friends of an injured local racer and his girlfriend are gearing up to raise funds to help them through recovery. Joe Fross was hurt in an automobile accident recently while returning from Denver. The Car Show & Shine, scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, will include a car show and other activities, with proceeds […]

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Open house, chamber activities scheduled for The Willow House »

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The Hays Area Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony Friday for The Willow House. The new business, located at 2900 Willow, is an alternative to assisted living and nursing homes. The seven-bed residential facility offers 24-hour nursing care, as well as adult day care services. The owner/operator is Shayne Unsworth, […]

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Tiger Day gives prospective students a chance to get to know FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations High school juniors, seniors and transfer students can spend Tiger Day getting acquainted with what Fort Hays State University has to offer. Tiger Day, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8, provides prospective students with information and insight on all aspects of life at FHSU, from academics and scholarships to residential living and student […]

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Ellis benefit will help raise funds for cancer-stricken youngster »


ELLIS — From 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, the Kids of Christ Cookin’ to Kick Cancer is scheduled at Christ Lutheran Church, 106 E. Eighth, Ellis. The Sunday School children invite the public to join them at a soup supper to help raise funds for Browynn Birdsong. Browynn is the nephew of Jerry and Tara […]

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Dave Davis »

Former Phillips County resident Dave Davis passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Hays Medical Center at the age of 48. He was born October 15, 1966, in Broken Bow, NE to Kenneth & Donna (Schulte) Davis. His parents, Donna, of Manhattan, KS and Kenneth, of Grand Junction, CO, both survive. Other survivors include his […]

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Two from KCK face federal drug charges after NW Kan. incident »


Two Kansas City, Kan., teens are facing federal drug charges after an incident that occurred earlier this month in northwest Kansas. In a news release, the office of U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Wednesday that Ramiro Madrigal, 19, and Armando Rodriguez, Jr., 19, both of Kansas City, were charged with one count of conspiracy to […]

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Check out scenes from K.C.’s 7-2 World Series win Wednesday »


Photos courtesy the Kansas City Royals

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City commission set to hold public hearing on mall taxing district »

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The Hays City Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday to hear input on a proposed taxing district at the Hays Mall. DP Management is proposing a 1 percent sale tax increase on sales generated at the mall property to fund approximately $3 million in improvements, including interior and exterior renovations. The plan also would […]

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HPD activity log, Oct. 22 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 15 traffic stops and received six animal calls on Wednesday, Oct. 22, according to the HPD activity log. Urinating in public, 800 block Ash, 12:37 a.m. Animal at large, 2200 block Haney, 8:46 a.m. Suspicious vehicle, 2000 block MacArthur, 9:22 a.m. Overdose, 100 block East 17th, 12:33 p.m. Abandoned vehicle, […]

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INSIGHT KANSAS: No leisurely victory lap for Pat Roberts »

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Americans usually celebrate brilliant political careers. Long-tenured Representatives and Senators get buildings named after them at universities, hospitals or Washington. Storied legislators take victory laps during their final campaigns, unless they happen to be running for their political lives. One particular candidate in Kansas seems to be running for his life while treating it like […]

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