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Hineman: Consolidation by starvation »

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I am sitting at my home office in my nine-county legislative district and pondering the recent controversy about forced school consolidation and who might or might not be in favor of such a policy.  That is an issue of utmost concern to me and my constituents. My legislative district contains all of eleven school districts […]

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Plainville farmer wins Kansas Wheat yield contest »


Kansas Wheat Kansas Wheat announced a Plainville farmer has been named the winner of the Kansas Wheat Yield Contest Quality Initiative award. Doug Keas, Plainville, is this year’s winner, as well as the central region winner of  Wheat Yield Contest. Keas planted SY Wolf on a 10.32 acre plot in Rooks County. His winning yield […]

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Downtown restaurant, brewery offering live entertainment »


Gella’s Diner/LB Brewing Co. is offering several live entertainment events in the coming weeks. • Thursday, Sept. 18 – Live music from SLOW YA ROLL from Topeka (Funk/Soul) *Acoustic set - 8:30pm-10:30pm – https://www.facebook.com/slowitdown2 • Thursday, Sept. 25 – New Beers Eve celebrating the release of our Oktoberfest Lager – Live music by HECTOR ANCHONDO from Omaha, […]

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HAWVER: School consolidation more complicated than it appears »


This school district consolidation issue is one of those hot button topics that on its face seems simple, if you don’t look at it very long or critically. It’s one that you can toss around a gubernatorial campaign pretty easily, again, if you don’t look at it very long or critically. Start with the most […]

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Juanita Augustine »

Juanita Augustine, age 86, of Ellis passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Ellis. Funeral services will be 10 AM Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis. Visitation will be Tuesday 6 PM – 8 PM at Keithley Funeral Chapel 400 E. 17th Ellis, KS 67637. A parish vigil will be […]

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Mary Henderson »

Mary Henderson, age 86, of Ellis passed away Sunday, September 15, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society, Ellis. Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis. Visitation will be 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday  and 1 PM – 1:30 PM Wednesday all at St. Mary’s Church. A parish […]

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HPD activity log, Sept. 12 to 14 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 11 traffic stops on Friday, 12 on Saturday, and 18 on Sunday, according to the HPD activity log. The department also received 20 animal calls over the three-day period. Sept. 12 Drug offenses, 700 block West 12th, 12:30 a.m. Assist, 500 block East 20th, 12:57 a.m. Disorderly conduct, 700 block […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Sept. 12 to 14 »


Sept. 12 Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 10:14 a.m. Cattle out, Ellis, 11:58 a.m. Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 1:35 p.m. Miscellaneous investigation, Hays, 5 p.m. Sept. 13 Warrant service/failure to appear, 100 block West 12th, 2:18 p.m. Sept. 14 Suspicious vehicle, Old U.S. 40 and 330th Avenue, 9:03 a.m. Motor vehicle accident/deer, 2200 block Saline River Road, 10:37 […]

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Job Opening – Eagle Web Service/Hays Post »

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Business is booming at HaysPost.com – the largest news and information website in the region with nearly 1.5 million hits a month and growing – and that’s why Eagle Communications is looking for the right people to help manage that growth.We’re looking for an account executives to help local business connect with customers on current […]

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‘No Good Deed?’ More like, ‘No good, dude’ »

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“No Good Deed” is a home invasion “thriller” (those are exaggerated quotations, which are difficult to express in print) that does, in a very mediocre way, what nearly every home invasion thriller does, to poor effect. Idris Elba, of “Pacific Rim” and “Thor” fame, leads an uninspired cast with a very uninspiring performance himself. Elba […]

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Thomas Eugene Vogel »

Thomas Eugene Vogel, age 83, passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas. He was born on February 14, 1931 in Ness County, Kansas the son of Raymond and Ida Leiker Vogel. He was a farmer and a Soil Conservation Agent. He married Gloria Schneidewind on September 12, 1960 in […]

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Google-certified Eagle Web Services offers FREE website evaluation »

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Click here for a FREE evaluation of your website by Eagle Web Services experts. Through September, our team will review your business website and offer recommendations on how to improve your site, search results and more. Eagle Web Services, a division of Hays-based Eagle Communications, has become a Google Partner, teaming with the most powerful […]

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Ellis council will consider sewer, sanitation rates »

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ELLIS-Billing rates for wastewater and sanitation may be changing.  The city council will consider two ordinances amending the rates during their Sept. 15 meeting. The complete meeting agenda follows. ———————————————— AGENDA  September 15, 2014  REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELLIS City Hall – Council Meeting Room BILLS ORDINANCE REVIEW WORK SESSION BEGINS AT […]

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