Hays Post While retailers are dealing with Black Friday crowds, Midwest Energy crews are working to help customers avoid Blackout Friday. Midwest spokesman Mike Morley said ice and wind have led to up to 1,000 customers in the Great Bend and Kinsley areas being without power. “There’s a quarter to half-inch of ice on the […]
Office of the Governor TOPEKA–Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed Nov. 28 as “Small Business Saturday” in Kansas to highlight the importance of small businesses to the state’s economy. “Small businesses are vital to our state’s economy, employing nearly 70 percent of all working Kansans,” said Governor Brownback. “Shopping locally is a great way to […]
WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Huelskamp signed on to a letter this week urging House leadership to block implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule by not funding its implementation in the upcoming spending bill. For years, Huelskamp has been fighting the rule, an unprecedented effort to expand its regulation and control over […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP and Post) — The general manager of the World Series champion Royals is helping with an annual Christmas tradition in Kansas City. On Friday night, Dayton Moore will join Kansas City Mayor Sly James in lighting a 100-foot tall Douglas fir in front of Crown Center. Called the Mayor’s Christmas Tree, […]
By Diane Gasper-O’Brien FHSU University Relations and Marketing A lot of folks look up to Isaiah Maxi, and it’s not just because he stands 6 feet, 5 inches tall. An outgoing person who stands up for what he believes in, Maxi can talk to just about anyone. But this college student has two particular audiences […]
The Bricks in Downtown Hays Big Creek Horse and Carriage will be debuting this brand new carriage Saturday, Nov. 28, from 2 to 5 p.m. The line starts at 10th and Main. Up to 12 people at a time may ride, so bring lots of friends. Thanks to sponsor, REFINE, rides are just $3 and […]
Leon Griffin, age 82, of WaKeeney, died Thursday, November 26, 2015 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney. Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney is handling arrangements.
Houston Stubbs passed away Nov. 25, 2015 at Gove County Longterm Care in Quinter. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home in Quinter.
Healing After Loss This program offers mutual support for those who are healing from an adult loss in their lives such as a spouse, parent, sibling, or friend. This group gives emphasis to the particular needs and situation of each individual by sharing the strengths and knowledge that each person brings to the group. Many […]
The horrific terrorist attacks of recent weeks have brought out the worst — and the best — in the American character. First, the worst: Attacks on Muslims have spiked significantly across the country. A number of American Muslims have been assaulted, including a pregnant woman in San Diego. Others have been harassed and intimidated. At […]
A new boutique women’s clothing store is setting up residence at 113 W. 11th in the Chestnut Street District of downtown Hays. Lilly and Marie offers classic and comfortable yet youthful, fun and unique styles. Owner Carol Rome, who is no stranger to retail or the fashion industry, saw a need for apparel that isn’t […]
This week, former President Clinton spoke at KU’s Dole Institute of Politics, praising its namesake despite their sometimes rocky history. Dole frustrated Clinton’s ambitious health-care reform agenda, and they ran against each other for President in 1996. Yet at times they worked together. For example, they teamed up with then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich on a […]
LARNED – Law enforcement authorities in Pawnee County are investigating a senseless act of vandalism and theft in the city in Larned. The Pawnee Valley Community food bank was broken into and vandalized early Wednesday morning, according to a media release from Larned Police. A suspect in the break in was found lying in the […]