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Webster State Park to host OK Kids Day »


Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism STOCKTON–If you know a child who would enjoy participating in a jam-packed day of outdoor exploration and instruction, consider taking them to the OK Kids Day event at Webster State Park on May 2. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., youth ages 4 to 12 are invited to […]

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Kansas Sampler Festival to feature more than 150 towns »

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Kansas Sampler Foundation The 26th annual Kansas Sampler Festival will be held May 2-3 in Wamego’s City Park. More than 150 Kansas communities will showcase what there is to see, do, hear, taste, learn and buy in the state. Towns from Atchison to Ulysses will offer day trip suggestions and promote their tourism attractions. Exhibitors […]

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Herman selected to compete Central/Midwest Regional »

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FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State senior Trey Herman has been selected to compete at the NCAA Division II Central/Midwest Regional, May 4-6. The tournament will be held at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont, Ill., just outside of Chicago, hosted by Lewis University. Herman earned All-MIAA honors and a selection to the […]

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Hays students among FHSU graphic design award winners »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University graphic design students have been busy this semester, both on campus and on the road. Students under the direction of Karrie Simpson Voth, professor of art and design, completed a successful month by earning scholarships from the prestigious Leo Burnett Company out of Chicago. Representatives from Leo Burnett […]

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Hays Rec games to be held as scheduled Saturday »


Hays Recreation Commission All soccer and flag football games will be held as scheduled today. The Adult preseason softball tournament will tentatively start at 2 p.m. today.

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HFD to train next week for large building fires »

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Hays Fire Department Members of the City of Hays Fire Department will be conducting training on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 27, 28 and 29, on the work needed to attack a large fire in a building. This training will be conducted from 9 a.m to 11:30 a.m. each day in Aubel-Bickle Park in the […]

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Hays residents inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi »


BATON ROUGE, La. — The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Initiated at Fort Hays State University were: Hannah Keil, Michaela Sasse, Joshua Rounkles, Matt Means, Chris Crawford, Arvin John Cruz and Dosse Toulaboe, […]

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DriftWatch provides safety to Kansas specialty crop growers »

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Kansas Department of Agriculture Manhattan–Maintaining the rich heritage of agricultural stewardship in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has teamed up with DriftWatch, an online mapping tool, to protect the state’s specialty crops. Inadvertent pesticide drift has been a major concern for specialty and organic crops. KDA recognizes this concern and has researched solutions to […]

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DSNWK Unified Softball starts Sunday »

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Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas April marks the beginning of one of the most inspirational events of the year – DSNWK’s Unified Softball. Unified Softball is a unique opportunity for children with disabilities and their non-disabled peers to join together and participate in a game of softball. Often times children with disabilities are delegated to […]

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Manure trade show’s slogan contest produces pile of entries »


The Associated Press Entries are piling up for a slogan contest being held this year by the North American Manure Expo. The trade show, now in its 13th year, showcases the latest technology in manure handling, treatment and application. It’s being held in July in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. An official event slogan has already been settled […]

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James Everett ‘Chief’ Whipple »

James Everett “Chief” Whipple, age 91, resided in Lakeside, California. He passed away on April 20th, 2015 at Pomarado Hospital in Poway California. He was born December 13th, 1923 in Ness City Kansas, the son of Bernice and Jake Whipple of Beeler Kansas. “Chief” was number 8 of 13 siblings. Chief grew up on the […]

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Wisconsin teen with Hays ties due in court on murder charge »


TOWN OF PIEHL, Wis. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing her mother and stepfather in northern Wisconsin is due in court. Seventeen-year-old Ashlee Martinson has been brought back to Wisconsin from Indiana where she was arrested last month. Authorities say Martinson is scheduled for a Friday afternoon appearance in Oneida County Circuit Court. Martinson […]

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Setting records, making history — Part II »

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I can easily explain my motives for elaborating on all the trepidations and misgivings of Barack Hussein Obama. For one, we might not continue to be an exceptional America going down this same road in the future, and, Obama’s scheme and agenda of “transforming America,” isn’t even close to working. We need a complete turnaround […]

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