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Iona Mae Dierks »

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Iona Mae Dierks, age 86, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Wichita County LTCU in Leoti, Kansas. Iona was born February 16, 1929 in Greenwood County, Kansas, the daughter of James Owen & Margaret Almira (Hirsh) Tatman. A Wichita County, Kansas resident since 1948, she was a farm wife and homemaker. Iona was […]

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Human resources group will discuss health care 2015 updates »


Western Kansas Human Resource Management Association will hold its June meeting on Wednesday, June 10, at Thirsty’s Banquet Room, 2704 Vine. Registration is between 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. with a short business meeting starting at 11:30 a.m. The program for the June meeting will be “2015 Affordable Care Act (ACA) Updates” presented by Alejandra […]

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National Heat Awareness Day focuses on kids in cars »

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Summer hasn’t even arrived and already this year two children have died from heatstroke in vehicles. KidsAndCars.org, American Gaming Association, Congressional Fire Services Institute and other national safety groups are joining forces on Friday, May 22, for a 24-hour social media campaign aimed at raising awareness to prevent child heatstroke deaths in vehicles. “The worst […]

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Sen. Moran to tour Hays Regional Airport »

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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) announced Thursday afternoon that he will tour the Hays Regional Airport Thursday, May 28. The Hays Regional Airport, 3950 E. 8th Street, is a division of the City of Hays and has daily service to Denver International Airport, with worldwide connections via the Star Alliance. The airport is home to […]

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TMP softball ends season with loss to Larned »


Despite a solid pitching performance the TMP-Marian Monarchs softball team could not overcome a rough day in the field and drop the regional semifinal with Larned 6-2 Thursday afternoon in Larned. TMP starter Bailey Lacy did not allow a hit until the fifth inning and struck out 16 in seven inning but suffered the tough […]

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Hays resident, FHSU alum tapped to lead statewide health initiative »

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WASHINGTON – Travis Rickford, MPA, has been hired as the State Director for a new Community Engagement Initiative funded by the Kansas Health Foundation. Launching this year, the Community Engagement Initiative will support residents in communities with elevated concentrations of health risks in their efforts to create policy, systems, and environmental change strategies to build […]

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First doctoral program approved at FHSU by Kansas Board of Regents »

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FHSU University Relations A doctoral program in nursing practice was approved yesterday for Fort Hays State University by the Kansas Board of Regents. It will be the university’s first doctoral program. The degree, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, will be offered within the Department of Nursing in FHSU’s College of Health and Life Sciences. “It […]

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Local students among NCK Tech scholarship winners »

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NCK Tech North Central Kansas Technical College, with campuses in Beloit and Hays, is pleased to announce the recipients of Departmental Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarships are awarded to new NCK Tech students and range from $250 to $500 per academic year. The scholarship is renewable for a second year if the student […]

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Six early release days for USD 489 in 2015-2016 »

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USD 489 USD 489 will have six early release days for the 2015-2016 school year that will allow teachers to have time for collaboration and professional development. Students will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m. on these days. The following are the scheduled early release days: • September 2, 2015 • October 7, 2015 • November […]

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Delicious Burger Special Thursday at Horseshoe »


Thursday’s Special Swiss Mushroom Burger and French Fries – $6.59 Drink Specials Single Wells – $2.25 All burgers and fries are fresh, never frozen. Don’t forget to sign up for a free lunch drawing every day you come in for lunch. Winner drawn every Monday!  (excludes ribeyes and platter trays) 8th & Vine, Hays, Kansas 67601(785) […]

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NCK Tech awards Microsoft certifications to NW Kan. students »

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North Central Kansas Technical College this week recognized students who have achieved Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Technology Associate certifications, an industry-recognized, standards-based credential for validating Microsoft Office skills. The MOS certification is recognized globally by academia and business as the premier credential for individuals seeking to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities related to […]

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HPD Activity Log May 19-20 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 3 animal calls and 19 traffic stops Tuesday, May 19, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay–700 block Oak St, Hays; 8/25/14 5 PM MV Accident-Private Property–4300 block Vine St, Hays; 6:50 AM Found/Lost Property–2900 block Vine St, Hays; 11:57 AM Battery – simple–3300 […]

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Rodney Linton »

Phillipsburg resident Rodney Linton passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, KS at the age of 65. He was born March 30, 1950 in Beloit, KS, the son of Donald R. & Juanita G. (Reiter) Linton. Rodney worked at the Tamko Roofing Plant in Phillipsburg for several years. Survivors […]

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