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Mildred M. (Finch) Ford »

Mildred M. (Finch) Ford, 91 of Boulder City, Nevada, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Hospice of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado, surrounded by her family. Mildred was born April 14, 1923 in Natoma, Kansas, the daughter of Port Huron and Cora B. (Doty) Finch. She grew up in the Isabel, Cunningham and Kingman, […]

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Sharon Kay Miller »


Sharon Kay Miller, 71, of Russell, Kansas, died on February 03, 2015, at the Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kansas. Sharon was born on June 15, 1943, in Barton County, Kansas, the daughter of Godfred and Alvina (Nuss) Miller. She grew up in the Paradise, Kansas, community and graduated from the Paradise High […]

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Charlotte Irene (Helscher) Newton »


Charlotte Irene (Helscher) Newton, 97, was born to Sylvia Melvina (Zigler) Helscher and Thomas Adolph Helscher on October 18, 1917 on a farm near Paradise, Kansas. She passed away on February 21, 2015 at Warrensburg, MO. Charlotte attended school in Paradise where she graduated from high school. She attended Fort Hays State University for a […]

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FHSU’s Vincent Bowhay receives Outstanding Programmer Award »

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FHSU University Relations Vincent Bowhay takes pride in bringing events that give goosebumps to the Fort Hays State University community. Bowhay oversees the FHSU Center for Student Involvement. In this role he directly advises the University Activities Board, in addition supervising the Encore Series and the Center for Student Involvement. Bowhay was the catalyst for […]

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Entrepreneur Direct Speaker Series features Freddy’s co-founder, largest franchise »


FHSU University Relations The Entrepreneur Direct Speaker Series at Fort Hays State University will feature both the chief operating officer and largest franchisee of Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers from 10:30 to 11:45 am Tuesday, March 3, in the Fort Hays Ballroom, Memorial Union. Scott Redler, COO, co-founded Freddy’s with Bill and Randy Simon, whose […]

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American Democracy Project, chamber announce local candidate forum »


FHSU University Relations The American Democracy Project at Fort Hays State University and the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce will conduct an election forum beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, in the Black and Gold Room of the FHSU Memorial Union. Local candidates Henry Schwaller IV, Scott Simpson, James Meier, Lance Jones, Gregory […]

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Eagle Web Services offers businesses the power of Google, YouTube »

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Eagle Web Services, a division of Hays-based Eagle Communications, has become a Google Partner, teaming with the most powerful name on the Internet to offer a wide array of marketing and business solutions. “It’s an exciting time to be in the digital world,” said Matt Moody of Eagle Web Services. “With this designation, we are […]

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Sprint recognized as EPA 2015 Climate Leader »

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LENEXA–Sprint Corporation, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Achievement. The Climate Leadership Award recipients demonstrate how innovative actions to combat climate change lead to smart business decisions. Sixteen organizations and one individual representing a wide array […]

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John E. Repshire »

John E. Repshire, age 72, of Park, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter. Services are pending with Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.

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Virginia L. Wilkinson »

Funeral services for Goodland, Kansas, resident Virginia L. Wilkinson, 90, will be held Saturday, February 28, 1:30 PM MT at Koons Chapel, Goodland, Kansas. Interment will be at Goodland Cemetery. Friends may share respects Friday, February 27, from 3:00-6:00 PM MT at Koons Chapel in Goodland. Memorials to Virginia Wilkinson Memorial may be left at […]

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Vernon D. Walter »

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Catharine, Kansas- Vernon D. Walter, age 63, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. He was born May 12,1951, in Hays, Kansas to Ralph and Sophia (Schmeidler) Walter. He married Diana (Pfannenstiel) on May 7, 1977, in Hays, Kansas. He was a farmer and enjoyed the farm life and working […]

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INSIGHT KAN.: State’s fate is more tragic than comic »

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  Rep Joe Seiwert (R-Pretty Prairie) does not think we are funny. Recently, the anonymously-authored HB 2234 arrived in the House Committee on Education. It would prohibit professors at state universities from using our official titles and affiliations in newspaper columns like this one. Advocates Seiwert and Rep. Virgil Peck (R-Tyro) report that they are […]

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HPD Activity Log 2-25-15 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 6 animal calls and 12 traffic stops Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Theft (general)–1000 block W 27th St, Hays; 09:06:43 AM Theft (general)–1000 block W 27th St, Hays; 02/14/2015 12 AM; 11:59 PM Theft (general)–1000 block W 27th St, Hays; 02/11/2015 12 AM; 11:59 […]

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