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Toll-free legislative hotline available to Kansas residents »

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TOPEKA — Kansas residents can access information on state government, legislation, public policy issues and more by calling (800) 432-3924. Calls are answered by experienced reference/research librarians at the State Library of Kansas and kept confidential. Lines are open weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Callers can also leave brief messages to be delivered to […]

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More than 169,000 people used HRC in 2014 »

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Hays Recreation Commission The Hays Recreation Commission would like to thank everyone who participated in programs last year. We had over 169,000 people ages 0-99+ step through our doors here at the Recreation Center, Fitness Center, Aquatic Park, Wilson Pool, Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex and other venues throughout Hays. We have enjoyed serving each and every […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Jan. 26 »


Jan. 25 Criminal Transport, Trego County Jail, WaKeeney, 7:31 p.m. Jan. 26 Criminal Transport, Trego County Jail, Ford County Jail, 8:23 a.m. Criminal Transport, Rocks County Jail, Stockton, 2:13 p.m. Motor Vehicle Accident, 2200 block Southview Drive, 2:20 p.m Found of Lost Property, 1300 block East 41st, 3:25 p.m. Civil Transport, 400 block 250th, 5:59 […]

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Philena Melba (Scheuerman) Baus »


Philena Melba (Scheuerman) Baus, age 92, of Hays formerly of McCracken passed away Monday, January 26, 2015 in Hays. She was born June 16, 1922 on the family farm north of Bison, Kansas to Philip C. and Sarah (Schlegel) Scheuerman. She attended Happy Hollow country school rural Bison. She graduated from Bison High School as […]

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Eat well while spending less »

Linda Beech

The beginning of a new year is the time to make resolutions to accomplish things that are important to us. Popular resolutions include things like losing weight, exercising, and improving finances. You don’t have to radically change your habits or deny yourself some of your favorite treats to trim calories and save money. Try some […]

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Four file for three seats on Hays City Commission »

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The deadline for filing for a seat on the Hays City Commission was noon Tuesday. The following have filed: • Henry Schwaller IV • Scott Simpson • James Meier • Lance Jones The general election will be Tuesday, April 7. The two candidates who receive the most votes will receive 4-year terms, and the third highest […]

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Winner of Fossil Creek Valentine’s Day getaway announced »

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And the winner is … Amanda Unrein, Gorham, has been named the winner of a special Valentine’s Day getaway, courtesy of Fossil Creek Hotel & Suites in Russell and HaysPost.com. “I have an amazing husband that works very hard for our family,” she said. “This would be a great way to show him how much […]

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Comedian/author Rainn Wilson headed to FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations Actor and author Rainn Wilson, best known for his role of Dwight Schrute on the TV show “The Office,” will present “SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions” as a special event at Fort Hays State University. The lecture will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center […]

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Major Mark Bruce appointed Superintendent of Kansas Highway Patrol »

Major Mark Bruce, Kansas Highway Patrol

Topeka – Governor Sam Brownback today announced the nomination of Major Mark A. Bruce as Superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol. Bruce is a 25-year veteran of the Kansas Highway Patrol. He has served as interim superintendent since Jan. 6, 2015 following the departure of Col. Ernie Garcia. “Mark Bruce is a true trooper’s trooper,” […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Jan. 23 – Jan. 25 »


Jan. 22 Criminal Transport, Trego County Jail, WaKeeney, 1:17 p.m. Jan. 23 Criminal Transport, Trego County Jail, WaKeeney, 7:05 a.m. Motor Vehicle Accident, 2000 block 8th St. 7:50 a.m. Transport, Trego County Jail, WaKeeney, 9:38 a.m. Domestic Disturbance, 2300 block East 7th, 10:38 a.m. Trash Dumping, Airbase Road and Vincent Avenue, 12:05 p.m. Transport, Trego […]

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Man fleeing police runs through school, prompts lockdown »

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Hays Post WHEATLAND – School is back to normal today after a man fleeing law enforcement ran through Wheatland High School on Monday. Gove County Sheriff Alan Weber reported law enforcement attempted to stop a 2014 Kia with Florida license plates on Interstate 70 in Thomas County. The driver Jeron Thibeaux, 31, Kansas City, reportedly […]

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USD 489 Foundation receives $5,000 grant for after-school care »

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The USD 489 Foundation for Educational Excellence has received a grant from the Dane Hansen Foundation for $5,000 to assist families with after-school care, a service provided within Hays USD 489 elementary schools. Any student, whether they are currently attending a program or wish to begin after-school care, is eligible for scholarships. There are no […]

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Anna V. Hamburg »

Anna V. Hamburg passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society, Ellis.  She was born May 2, 1920 in rural Ellis to John and Mary (Armbrister) Zachman.  On August 4, 1946, she was united in marriage to Marvin Hamburg at St. John Lutheran Church, north of Ellis.  They enjoyed 64 years of marriage […]

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