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Celestine J. ‘Whitie’ Giebler »

Celestine J. “Whitie” Giebler, age 81, of Ellis passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Hays Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1933 on the family farm south of Ellis, Kansas to Karl and Frances (Dechant) Giebler. Whitie worked as a handyman for many years and also drove a truck working for a mine […]

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Ruthona K. Wasinger »

Ruthona K. Wasinger, age 65, of Hays passed away Friday, September 12, 2014 at Hays Medical center. She was born January 30, 1949 in Lincoln, Kansas to Philip and Leadvrye Houston. She graduated from Lincoln High School and Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She married David Wasinger June 8, 2001 […]

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Alfreda ‘Freda’ Elizabeth (Brungardt) Schmidt »

Alfreda “Freda” Elizabeth (Brungardt) Schmidt, 97, of Hays died Friday, September 12, 2014 at Via Christi Assisted Living Facility in Hays. She was born on May 15, 1917 in Victoria, Kansas to Michael and Elizabeth (Boxler) Brungardt. She attended grade school in Victoria, and graduated from Mt. St. Scholastica High School, Atchison, Kansas, in 1935. […]

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Local celebs ready to race for Big Brothers Big Sisters »

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ellis County Big Brothers Big Sisters and RPM Speedway are hosting the eighth annual Race Cars & Superstars event. The race will be at RPM Speedway at the Ellis County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. The extravaganza will include local celebrities from Ellis, Rooks, Rush, Russell and […]

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Want the ‘Best Seat in the House’ for Saturday’s Tiger game? »


Eagle Communications and Hays Post want to give you the “Best Seat in the House” for Saturday’s Fort Hays State University football game. Kickoff for the game against Lindenwood is at 7 p.m., and the weekend also is the much-anticipated TailGreat celebration. Sign up to win the Eagle Best Seat in the House by sending […]

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WKHRMA hosts annual seminar for human resources pros »


The Western Kansas Human Resource Management Association will host its annual seminar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Fort Hays State University Robbins Center. Attorney Tim Davis, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, will cover the following topics: hiring, performance, investigation and discipline, and firing. Seating is limited, and registration information can […]

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REMINDER: Folk duo Otter Creek to perform at Hays Public Library »

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Hays Public Library The folk duo Otter Creek is scheduled to perform at the Hays Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Schmidt Gallery. The performance is free to attend and open to the public. Spouses Peter and Mary Danzig make up the folk duo Otter Creek and are originally from Salt Lake […]

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U.S. 36 communities will have Treasure Hunt this month »

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A group of communities across the region is offering up treasure for those willing to take a trip. The Phillipsburg-based United States 36 Highway Association, which promotes the highway that runs from Ohio to Colorado, will have the ninth annual U.S. 36 Highway Treasure Hunt later this month. The event is scheduled Sept. 19 to […]

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GOP has little to smile about »

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It’s tough being a Republican candidate in Kansas these days. There once was a time, if you entertained thoughts of going to Washington, D.C., or spending a couple months out of the year in Topeka, the hardest thing you had to do was make sure your name appeared on the ballot with a big, bold […]

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HHS Homecoming Parade will be Oct. 3 in downtown Hays »

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The 2014 Hays High School Homecoming Parade is scheduled to step off at 5 p.m. Oct. 3 in downtown Hays. This year’s homecoming theme is “Sail to Victory!” Participants will begin lining up at 4 p.m. beginning at 17th and Main, using the east and west side streets. Any group or organization wishing to take […]

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The Forum: Student returns after a year in Japan »

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In the latest edition of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman had the opportunity to speak with Angela Moore, an University of Kansas student who has just returned from a year in Japan. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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New pest could pose problems for Kan. sorghum harvest »

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By MARY LOU PETER K-State Research and Extension MANHATTAN – An invasion of sorts has occurred in Kansas, and the invaders may pose a problem for this year’s sorghum harvest – but not in the way you might think. “The sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, also known as the sorghum aphid was recently detected in Kansas […]

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Section of Main will be closed Saturday for block party »


Beginning at noon Saturday, Main Street from Elm to Third will be closed to traffic. Traffic control devices will be in place to direct the traveling public. The road will reopen at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday. The closure will accommodate the fifth annual Crosspoint Church block party, which was originally scheduled to be at Municipal […]

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