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Reduce summertime trips to the emergency room »

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Kansas State Fire Marshal Summertime means spending more time outdoors for many Kansas families. Summer is also when there is an increase in visits to the emergency room due to fire and burn injury. Barbecue grills, campfires and fireworks can cause serious injuries to children. Safe Kids Kansas, the Office of the State Fire Marshal […]

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Clarence C. Zillinger »

Andrew Clarence Zillinger

Lifelong Phillips County resident, Andrew C. Zillinger, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Phillips County Hospital in Phillipsburg, KS at the age of 88. He was born January 1, 1927 in Stuttgart, KS, the sixth of ten children born to Philip & Janie (Griffin) Zillinger. He was a farmer and rancher. Survivors include […]

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KDWPT: Use common sense to prevent drowning tragedy »

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism PRATT–The Fourth of July Holiday is popular with Kansas state park patrons. It’s hot, and being outdoors close to the water draws thousands. Most parks have designated swimming beaches, buoyed for safety, but there are no lifeguards. Swimmers must obey safety rules and use common sense to prevent […]

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Larry E. Macy »

Larry Macy

Larry E. Macy, age 67, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Trego County Long Term Care Center WaKeeney, Kansas. He was born May 13, 1948, in Portis, Kansas to Gordon and Irene (Teselle) Macy. He married Kate (Strickert) Macy and they later divorced. He married Glenda Macy and they later divorced. He was an […]

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Linda Beech: Keep barbecue safe for all to enjoy »

Linda Beech is Ellis County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences with Kansas State Research and Extension.

For many people, summer holidays such as the Fourth of July mean firing up the grill to enjoy outdoor meals with family and friends. Here are four barbecue food safety reminders from Liz Boyle, K-State Research and Extension meat specialist, to ensure everyone enjoys the food and the holiday. 1. Avoid cross-contamination. Frequently washing hands […]

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The First Amendment and the power of ‘fear’ »

Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” In a world wracked by terrorism, that carries even more meaning today. When FDR spoke those words in 1933, the threat was the economic and social impact of the Great Depression. Today, it’s the always-present threat of terrorist […]

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Kansas ranks top 5 in nation for family placements »


Kansas Department for Children and Families TOPEKA–In a recent report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kansas ranks fifth in the nation for ensuring that children who come into foster care are placed with a family instead of in a group home setting. “While there are certainly times when it is appropriate for a […]

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Marion F. Staab »

Marion F. Staab

Marion F. Staab, 85, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Via Christi Village in Hays. He was born September 17, 1929 in Catharine, Kansas to Albert and Cherubim (Giebler) Staab. He married Patricia Giebler Leikam on May 10, 1969. He was a farmer all his life and also worked in the oil fields in his younger […]

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FHSU SHRM student chapter awarded »

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FHSU University Relations The Society for Human Resource Management student chapter at Fort Hays State University was awarded the 2014-2015 Superior Merit Award for providing exceptional growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members. The Society for Human Resource Management is an association devoted to human resource management. The student chapter at FHSU was […]

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HPD Arrest Log June 25 to July 1 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Evan Michael Lane, 22, Hays, was arrested June 28 at 2:49 AM in the 200 block of W. 11th Street on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol. Dillon James Kinderknecht, 23, Hays, was arrested June 28 at 1:24 AM in […]

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FHSU sports media guides earn national honors from CoSIDA »

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By DIANE GASPER-O’BRIEN FHSU University Relations and Marketing Every sports season, they write thousands of words and calculate innumerable statistics about the student-athletes at their university. This past year, Ryan Prickett and Andrew Sogn reported that the Fort Hays State University football team posted its first seven-win season in nearly 20 years … that the […]

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HPD Activity Log July 1 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 5 animal calls and 22 traffic stops Wednesday, July 1, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Mental Health Call–300 block E 6th St, Hays; 1:23 AM Domestic Disturbance–500 block Ash St, Hays; 2:08 AM Bicycle – Lost,Found,Stolen–1300 block Vine St, Hays; 2:19 AM Fire–700 block E 6th St, […]

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Delicious Burger Special Thursday at Horseshoe »


Thursday’s Special Swiss Mushroom Burger and French Fries – $6.59 Drink Specials Single Wells – $2.25 All burgers and fries are fresh, never frozen. Don’t forget to sign up for a free lunch drawing every day you come in for lunch. Winner drawn every Monday!  (excludes ribeyes and platter trays) 8th & Vine, Hays, Kansas 67601(785) […]

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