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Developmental screenings for Ellis, Rush county youngsters available »

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If you want to check your child development, call for a free screening. Children birth to three years from Ellis and Rush Counties will be screened on Friday, Oct. 3. Speech, language, vision, height, weight, hearing, thinking, self-help, behavior and motor development will be checked. Call the Hays Area Children’s Center to make an appointment […]

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Black Madonna will make stop at FHSU’s Comeau Catholic Center »

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Submitted For centuries, veneration of the historic icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa has been credited with numerous miracles and favors, both spiritual and physical.  A beautiful replica of this icon has been blessed and consecrated at the monastery of Jasna Gora in Poland, where the original is kept, and entrusted to the pro-life missionaries […]

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The little train that won’t »

OtherWords columnist Jim Hightower is a radio commentator, writer and public speaker.

I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done — can-do groups that can, and do. But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Train That Couldn’t. I’m talking about Congress. Since the earliest days of our US of A, the most basic task of this legislative body […]

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The Forum: A look at the upcoming Relay for Life »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Mike Koerner talks with Lonny Claycamp, co-chairman of the annual Relay for Life. For more about the upcoming event, click HERE.

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Carol Ann Hatfield »

Carol Ann Hatfield, 74, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014, at her home in Atwood, KS. She was born June 21, 1940, at Blue Earth Minnesota to Richard Allen and Eulalia ( Gaddy ) Carroll. She Married Virgle Hatfield on April 11, 1960. They lived in Minnesota until the moving to Atwood, KS on May […]

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2 small earthquakes felt in southern Kansas county »

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HARPER (AP) — A southern Kansas county was shaking after a pair of earthquakes were reported within hours of each other but apparently didn’t cause any damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the first earthquake to hit Harper County was at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and was measured 3.3 on the Richter scale. The second temblor […]

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Clair Ann Glenn »

Former Norton resident Clair Ann Glenn passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at the Logan Manor in Logan at the age of 79. She was born May 20, 1935 in Norton, KS, the daughter of Orville & Helen (Hager) Poage. Her husband, Henry Glenn, and daughter, Pamela Sue Shearer, preceded her in death. Survivors include […]

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Worker injured in accident at Solomon Corp. »


SOLOMON — An employee of Solomon Corp. suffered a broken arm after an industrial accident  just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Mike Dahl, corporate environmental and safety manager for the oilfield services business, said the employee was cutting a transformer pad when the side blew out. “He inerted it — a process that uses industrial gas […]

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‘Home on the Range’ cabin rededication set in Smith County »


ATHOL (AP) — After three years of mostly fundraising and labor, the cabin in northern Kansas where the lyrics for “Home on the Range” were written will be officially rededicated this weekend. The cabin in Smith County was the home of Brewster Higley in the 1870s. While living there, he wrote a poem called “My […]

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Handful of spaces left for Eagle’s Google symposium on Oct. 15 »

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Just seven spots remain for an event that could change online fortunes for area businesses. Eagle Web Services, the only Google Partner in the region, has scheduled a symposium — beginning at noon Oct. 15 at Fort Hays State University’s Robbins Center — that will explain the benefits of developing a sophisticated digital marketing plan […]

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Man’s cologne proves his undoing in police chase »


LEBANON, Ore. (AP) — Officers in western Oregon say a suspect they tried to collar at a traffic stop drove too fast for pursuing officers, but eventually he was just too fragrant. The Albany Democrat-Herald reports that the driver gave officers in Linn County the slip in a high-speed chase before dawn Sunday, doing better […]

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Look ahead, not back »

John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

Proponents of organic, labor-intensive farming contend we should go back to the days when every family owned 40 acres, farmed with hay burners (horses) and used no chemicals. You remember the good ol’ days when people were self-sufficient, owned a couple milk cows, tilled a garden and butchered 40 or 50 fryers each spring. Some […]

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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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