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Kansas ag, ethanol groups voice disappointment in Huelskamp »

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Representative Tim Huelskamp remains a cosponsor of a bill that calls for the repeal of the Renewable Fuels Standard, a key program that gives ethanol producers access to sell their product in a market controlled by the oil industry. In a recent visit to Rep. Huelskamp’s office, leaders from Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) delivered […]

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HPD activity log, July 29 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted six traffic stops and received six animal calls on Tuesday, July 29, according to the HPD activity log. Water use violation, 300 block, 12:07 a.m. Welfare check, 200 block East 17th, 12:39 a.m. Abandoned vehicle, 200 block East 25th Street Terrace, 5:15 a.m. Animal at large, 1600 block Hall, 8:33 […]

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DAVE SAYS: Chapter 7 versus Chapter 13? »

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Dear Dave, What’s the difference between a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Claudia Dear Claudia, Chapter 7 bankruptcy is what most people think about when they hear the word “bankruptcy.” It’s total bankruptcy, almost like dropping an atomic bomb on your entire financial picture. Virtually all of your unsecured debt (except student loans, […]

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Paul Kenneth Herl »

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April 18, 1939 – July 24, 2014 The Herl family lost our beloved Patriarch this past week due to a long illness. He passed peacefully into God’s loving hands with his loved ones at his side. Paul left behind his beloved wife of 53 years, Marie, who he fussed over right until the very end […]

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Teams forming for Ellis golf tournament to benefit DSNWK »


ELLIS — Teams are forming for the Esther McMurtrie Memorial Golf Tournament. Friends of Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas are coordinating the tournament, scheduled for Aug. 23 at the Ellis Golf Course. The event is a four-person scramble beginning at 10 a.m. and once will again benefit DSNWK. The event will include flight prizes for […]

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Goodland joins the Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic »


OAKLEY — According to a news release Monday, the Kansas Governor’s Ringneck Classic board of directors voted unanimously to add Goodland to the northwest Kansas annual pheasant hunt rotation that includes Oakley, Norton and Graham counties, and this year’s host, Scott City and Healy. Jim Millensifer, chairman of the Ringneck Classic board of directors said […]

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Tower work begins at Eagle Radio site »


On Tuesday, crews began regular maintenance of the transmission tower at the 2300 Hall Eagle Radio location. Workers will be inspecting the tower and replacing lights on the KBSH TV tower. The work is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.

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HPD arrest log, July 24 to 27 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Christopher Paul Wahrman, 34, Hays, was arrested at 2:40 a.m. July 25 in the 1100 block of Downing on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Jermaine Alexis McKenzie, 22, Hays, was arrested at 12:09 p.m. July 27 in […]

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Fort Hays dairy closing sparks memories »

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It is with much nostalgia I read of our Fort Hays dairy closing. I feel a bit of possession since I spent many hours of my adolescence working and milking there. I began my career at 9 years and 10 months digging dandelions on the Fort Hays campus for 18 cents per hour. My first […]

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Four workers injured in SE Kansas oil refinery fire »


COFFEYVILLE (AP) — A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery were burned in an early morning fire in its isomerization unit. CVR Refining says the fire at its Coffeyville refinery was reported at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and extinguished by 1:18 a.m. The company says initial reports indicate there was no […]

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Dean D. Duncan »

Dean D. Duncan, age 80, of WaKeeney, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital of WaKeeney. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home of WaKeeney.

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Ellis County back in the market for space after Hadley concerns »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Ellis County could be looking for another location to house personnel during construction after Thomas More Prep-Marian officials expressed concern about some of the people that could occupy the makeshift courthouses at the Hadley Center. Last week, the Ellis County Commission voted to begin negotiations to lease a portion of […]

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Insurance commissioner candidates set to speak in Russell »

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RUSSELL — Candidates for the position of Kansas Insurance Commissioner are scheduled to appear at a legislative coffee hosted by the Russell Area Chamber of Commerce later this month. The forum is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Meridy’s Restaurant. The following candidates are scheduled to be present: Beverly Gossage, Republican candidate from Eudora; Clark […]

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