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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will have fundraiser in Hays »


Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Enjoy an entertaining evening while raising money to benefit elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage – that’s what the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation promises at its fundraiser banquet and auction scheduled for May 3 at the Hays American Legion. The evening begins with a cocktail social at 5 […]

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School funding compromise allows tax credits for ‘school choice’ »

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By ELISE REUTER KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — While the education funding bill passed by the Kansas Legislature earlier this month benefits public schools, private schools may gain from the bill as well. House Bill 2506, intended to address the financial equity issue following a state Supreme Court ruling, included a provision that gives […]

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Get ready for another dose of wintry weather »


Ah, spring is here, right? Not so fast. An upper-level disturbance will once again bring a dose of wintry conditions to western Kansas late Wednesday to Thursday morning. The best chance for snow is along the Interstate 70 corridor, said Kelly Sugden, a National Weather Service meteorologist based in Dodge City. The predicted accumulation, however, […]

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Project Coordinator/Estimator »

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Glassman Corporation is now accepting applications for an additional in-house Project Coordinator/Estimator. Construction estimation and/or project management experience is preferred. Full-time. EEO. Must pass a pre-employment drug screening & physical. Successful candidate will be offered a wage and benefits package commensurate with aptitude and experience. To request an application or to send a resume please […]

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Event designed to demystify changing times in agriculture »

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Farmers and ranchers today are faced with challenges the previous generation never encountered, from epic drought to ever-rising input costs to volatile domestic and foreign market prices. With each new Farm Bill more confusing than the last, it makes decision-making fraught with too many choices and not enough answers. To aid area farmers and ranchers […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, April 14 and 15 »


April 14 Suspicious activity, 1200 block Noose Road, 10:24 a.m. Criminal transport, Larned, 1:21 p.m. Motor vehicle accident, Victoria, 1:30 p.m. Found/lost property, 1200 block Fort, 2:06 p.m. Pursuit/chase, Interstate 70, 2:20 p.m. Telephone harassment, Catharine, 3:03 p.m. Animal bite investigation, Munjor, 6:30 p.m. Theft/assist, La Crosse, 7:20 p.m. April 15 Criminal transport, Stockton, 4:30 […]

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Sewer repair will close portion of street »

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Beginning Wednesday, a sewer line repair will close the right turning lane on East 24th and Main Street for a week, the city of Hays announced in a news release Tuesday. Traffic control devices will be in place. For more information, call (785) 628-7380.

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Mall Easter egg hunt will be Saturday »


The annual Easter egg hunt at The Mall in Hays will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the former Fashion Bug storefront. Children age 4 to 10 can participate in different age groups. There will be nearly 3,000 eggs filled with candy, coupons and prizes from mall merchants. Photos with the East Bunny also will be […]

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Hays agency earns statewide honors »

The Brian Ruder Agency, with American Family Insurance, was selected as the state of Kansas agency of the month in March. In order to be eligible for the recognition, an agent has to be with American Family for two years, have positive growth within the agency, and obtain specific criteria regarding the number of applications […]

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Scores of guns, $5,000 in ammo stolen in weekend burglary »

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Salina Post SALINA — A weekend burglary of a sporting goods store netted thieves a large quantity of guns and ammunition. Salina Police Captain Mike Sweeney said someone gained entry to Cleve’s Marine and Sporting at 136 S. Broadway between Saturday evening and Monday morning. A garage door was forced open, and an alarm system […]

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Anonymous donor to FHSU Foundation pledges land valued at $2.5M »

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FHSU University Relations The Power of One scholarship campaign for Fort Hays State University students has received another financial boost with the anonymous donation of land valued at $2.5 million. The campaign was timed to coincide with the retirement this year of Dr. Edward H. Hammond, who has spent 27 years as president, and to […]

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Mainstream media’s huge disconnect »

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Let me get right to the point!  It is my opinion that the total disconnect between what most voters in this country want and what our current liberal Democrat government is doing has everything to do with media bias. Mainstream media is engaging, like never before, in presidential and political party complicity. If there are […]

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Dr. Howard C. Reynolds »

Dr. Howard C. Reynolds, age 99 of Hays, KS passed away April 10, 2014 at Hays Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1914 to George Washington and Marion Irene (Spear) Reynolds in Seward County, Nebraska. He was a 1931 graduate of Seward High School; U.S. Army WW II Veteran; earned his BS, Masters and […]

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