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FHSU student employee goes to work for FHSU Alumni Association »

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FHSU University Relations HAYS, Kans. — Karl Pratt has gone from student worker to graduate and alumnus and now to full-time employee of the Fort Hays State University Alumni Association. Pratt, who graduated in May with a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance, worked in the alumni office throughout his undergraduate years. This week he […]

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Last chance to view 4-H projects at the Ellis County Fair (VIDEO) »

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Friday is the final day to check out all the 4-H projects at this year’s Ellis County Fairgrounds. The exhibit hall in the Schenk Building will be open until 10 p.m. tonight to view the fine arts entries. Eagle Community Television’s Mike Koerner talks with Ellis County 4-H and Youth Development Leader Susan Schlichting about […]

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Now That’s Rural: Tonight’s Ellis County Fair performer Logan Mize »

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By RON WILSON Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development From a small town to the big stage. That’s a journey which many entertainers have attempted, and it is a tough road. Today we’ll meet a singer-songwriter who is making such a journey. He is not forgetting his small town roots. In fact, he is […]

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SEASONAL HORTICULTURE WORKER »

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 SEASONAL HORTICULTURE WORKERS   THE CITY OF HAYS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SEASONAL EMPLOYEES TO BE PLACED IN   AREAS SUCH AS FLOWER BED CARE, WEEDING, AND WATERING. POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED IMMEDIATELY. APPLICANTS MUST   BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER   AND HAVE A VALID KANSAS DRIVER’S LICENSE. $8.50/HOUR. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON-LINE AT www.haysusa.com OR […]

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Rain forces postponement of HRC games »

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Hays Recreation Commission All Adult Softball games for July 17 have been postponed. They will be made up on August 7th, same time/place.  

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Political science degree at FHSU ranked among nation’s best »

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HAYS, Kans. — Political science educators at Fort Hays State University are celebrating. Their online program has been ranked No. 11 of in the country’s top 15 by Social Science Careers, a guide to careers and educational programs in the social sciences. Social Science Careers compiled the list based on each school’s six-year-graduation rate, which […]

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Delish dishes created during 4-H Food Challenge (VIDEO) »

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A new favorite among 4-H’rs participating in the Ellis County Fair is the Food Challenge. Similar to the television show “Chopped” on the Food Network, contestants have a limited time to create a “delish dish” from ingredients unknown to the young chefs until it’s time to start. Mike Koerner of Eagle Community Television visited Thursday […]

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HPD activity log, July 16 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted nine traffic stops and received 10 animal calls on Wednesday, July 16, according to the HPD activity log. June 16 Animal Bite Investigation, 700 block of East 6th, 10:00 p.m. Driving Under the Influence, 100 block of East 7th, 12:17 a.m. Domestic Disturbance, 1300 block of Felten Drive, 1:17 a.m. […]

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Got pencils? Friday is deadline for school supplies donations »

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Although kids may not want to think about it, the first day of school is coming up soon.  That’s all Hays resident Lois Magie is thinking about this summer. Magie is the Backpacks For Kids program coordinator at First Call for Help. For more than nine years, the organization has provided new backpacks — full […]

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Hays Expos claim World Series championship »

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The 8u Hays Expos claimed the USSSA World Series in Liberty Missouri this past weekend. The Expos dropped their first two games of pool play before winning four straight to reach the finals. In the finals the Expos downed the KC Stars 13-12, in a rematch of earlier in the tournament.    

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Swimming pools closed today because of weather »

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Hays Recreation Commission The Hays Aquatic Park and Wilson Pool will be closed today. The Wave will not run today. A decision about Adult Softball games will be made at 4:00pm.

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Truck and tractor pulls canceled, other events still on at Ellis County Fair »

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ELLIS COUNTY FAIR Due to the rain and slim chance of the sun showing it’s bright face today, we have to cancel the Truck and Tractor Pulls for this evening. All other events will still take place though. There is lots to do out there – 4-H Beef Show, free root beer floats, look at […]

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Cool weather brings rains »

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The unseasonably cool temperatures brought rain across the area Wednesday. Reports from across Hays ranged from .78 to .96.  The official total for Hays recorded at the K-State Agricultural Research Center is 0.86. The 24-hr high temperature in Hays was 62 at 9 a.m. yesterday morning.  The temperature decreased by midday settling to a steady […]

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