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FHSU’s Fitzhugh wins athletic trainer award »


FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Dr. David Fitzhugh, assistant professor of health and human performance, has won the 2015 Athletic Trainer Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. The prestigious national award recognizes NATA members for their exceptional and unique contributions to the athletic training profession. Fitzhugh, director of the Athletic Training […]

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Helen Hillman »

Helen Hillman, 94, died March 25, 2015 at Trego County Long Term Care. She was born January 9, 1921, to parents Otis and Hazel (Zimmerman) Sproul, on a farm near Edmond, Kansas. She attended Edmond High School, and then completed a teaching course at Lenora High School. She attended Fort Hays State University. She taught […]

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Alma Jean Sparkman »

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Alma Jean Sparkman, 78, Hays, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Via Christi Villages. She was born January 16, 1937 in Zion, Illinois, the daughter of Albert E. and Julia J. (Kyndberg) Warren. She received her BS degree in Elementary Education from Bob Jones University and her MS degree in Elementary Education from Fort […]

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Appointments open in student massage therapy program »

massage therapy

FHSU University Relations Students in the Massage Therapy Program at Fort Hays State University will offer four different massage clinics this spring. The cost for each one-hour massage, conducted by supervised students, is $25. Clinics will be March 28, April 11, April 25 and May 9 in Cunningham Hall, room 122. Patrons are encouraged to […]

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Western Kansans elected to grain commodity commissions »


Kansas Department of Agriculture MANHATTAN–The Kansas Department of Agriculture announced the results of the elections held for the five grain commodity commissions—corn, grain sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers and wheat in districts One, Two and Three in the western region of the state. KDA provides oversight and administration to the annual election process for the five commodity […]

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HPD arrest log, March 20 to 22 »

Police feature HPD

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Russell Alex Thacker, 42, Hays, was arrested at 3:38 a.m. March 21 in the 1700 block of Donald on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Larry Dee Beavers, 60, Schoenchen, was arrested at 1:37 a.m. March 21 in the 1000 block of Fort on […]

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Now That’s Rural: KC Wolf »

KC Wolf

By RON WILSON Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development The stunt went horribly wrong. The team mascot was to drop 20 feet on a bungee cord above the stadium, bounce back up to a zip line, and ride down to midfield. But something must have malfunctioned, and instead of the bungee cord bouncing down […]

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Candidate forum will be re-aired on Eagle Community TV »


The candidate forum for city/school elections will be replayed on Eagle Community Television Ch. 14 and 614 the following times: • 1 p.m. Monday, March 30, and Tuesday, March 31 • 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 4, and Sunday, April 5 • 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, April 6 The election is […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, March 24 »


March 24 Criminal Transport, Dodge City, 6:40 a.m. Criminal Transport, Stockton, 8:49 a.m. Cattle Out, 1900 block Victoria Road, Ellis County, 9:09 a.m. Warrant Service, 3000 block New Way, 03/21/2015 Criminal Transport, Stockton, 11:26 a.m. Registered Sex Offender, Hays, 11:44 a.m. Criminal Transport, Dodge City, 12:14 p.m. Registered Sex Offender, 3000 block New Way, 2:43 […]

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FHSU will host Locally Global cultural celebration »

Locally Global

Submitted Celebrate the diversity in Hays at Locally Global on Saturday, March 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the Fort Hays State University campus. This free cultural celebration is open to all community members. Locally Global is a cultural festival that will deepen the connections between […]

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Turquoise Ranch will open its doors in downtown Hays this weekend »

turqoise ranch

Downtown Hays’ oldest building has a new tenant. Turquoise Ranch, a trendy western boutique opens 10 a.m. Saturday in the Hays landmark known locally as the Philip Hardware Building. Listed on the National Register for Historic Places, the two-story 1874 limestone building located at 719 Main now houses fashion-forward western clothing for juniors and women, […]

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Tonya Migchelbrink »

Tonya Migchelbrink, 32, of Atwood, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015. She was born Oct 29, 1982 to Michael Migchelbrink and Linda (Bowles) Ginther in Atwood, KS. Preceded in death by her father, Michael; grandparents, Bernard Bowles, Patty Polock, Kenneth and Elaine Migchelbrink. Survives are her son, Cade Migchelbrink, of Atwood; mother, Linda Ginther, of Atwood; […]

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‘Full Circle … an Aging Expo’ scheduled next month in Colby »

KSU research & extension

By KATIE ALLEN K-State Research and Extension COLBY – Although Ron Willis has met many people in his travels throughout the United States, he recalls four individuals from his childhood who taught him early on about being a person with integrity and compassion. Those people included his grandfather, a wise man and retired railroad engineer […]

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