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Highway shootings don’t worry KC-area drivers »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Several vehicles on south Kansas City interstates have been shot at since last month, but it hasn’t seemed to have rattled area drivers. Thirteen shootings have been reported since March 8, most of them in an area on the city’s south side known both as Three Trails Crossing and the […]

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Kansas home health provider indicted on fraud charges »

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KHI News Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas City, Kan., home health attendant was indicted Wednesday in a federal case based on fraudulent Medicaid billing practices involving more than $587,000. Doris Betts, 54, was charged with six counts of health care fraud. The crimes occurred as Betts claimed to provide home health services – including […]

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[VIDEO] Police Investigating Incident Outside Kansas Bar (WARNING Explicit Content) »

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The Salina Police are  investigating after an incident outside of a Salina bar Friday night was caught on video and posted to YouTube. Police were called out  Speakeasy at 11 p.m. on October 4th after a fight was reported inside the bar. In the video, which has garnered over 10,000 views on YouTube, a scuffle […]

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Top Residential Water Users in 2012 (Video) – Clarification »

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EDITOR’S NOTE:  Hays City Manager Toby Dougherty issued a news release Thursday morning (see below) which apologizes for errors in a recently released list of the top 100 residential water users in Hays. That list was distributed to various media, including Eagle Communications and Hays Post, which used the incorrect information in our news stories […]

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KSHSAA Splits 4A Postseason »


  In Accordance with the memo and ballot mailed April 30, 2013, the voting on Class 4A post-season competition in two separate enrollment divisions as proposed by the Big Seven League has now been completed.  Forty Two (42) schools voted in favor of two divisions, twenty two (22) schools voted in opposition. Based on sixty […]

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Man Busted Twice For Sale Of Pot »


A 20-year-old Wichita man who was arrested last week for a second case of distribution of marijuana is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday. Garrett Ketley is charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell within a thousand feet of Yoder school. He was in the passenger seat of a vehicle which was […]

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Kansas Bonding Agent Faces More Human Trafficking Charges »


A former Hutchinson  Kansas bonding agent scheduled for a preliminary hearing this week now faces two additional charges of aggravated human trafficking according to  Deputy District Attorney Tom Stanton. Dwight Jurgens was already charged with two counts of the same thing, two counts of attempting to commit aggravated human trafficking, rape and aggravated criminal sodomy. […]

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Hays Police to Conduct Special Training Exercise »

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The Hays Police Department  is set to  conduct Special Situation Response Team Training on Thursday afternoon and evening. Their work will be done  at 1010 Reservatoin Rd. Lot J15. Police officers will be training with special tactical equipment. This training is being done with great care and safety. Police are advising that  local resident  may […]

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Car vs Taco Bell Update »

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Just after 2:30 on Saturday afternoon, Hays Police and emergency crews were dispatched to the Taco Bell, 1730 Vine Street.  A car hit the Taco Bell restaurant building. It didn’t happen in the drive through. The driver was apparently parking at the restaurant’s front door. It appears the driver’s foot may have hit the accelerator […]

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County Comprehensive Plan Discussion »

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The Ellis County Joint Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Shenk building at the Ellis County Fairgrounds. The comprehensive plan and zoning regulations will be discussed.  Click on the agenda for a closer look. For more information, please call the County Zoning office (785) 628-9449

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Ellis Community Chicken Dinner »

PAN FRIED CHICKEN DINNER includes mashed potatoes & gravy, corn, coleslaw, dinner rolls & desert. March 24, 2013 10 am until 1:30 pm Ellis Knights of Columbus Hall in Ellis Adults – $10.00 Kids 10 and under $5.00 Come visit with friends and neighbors over a good home cooked meal. Sponsored by Ellis St. Mary’s […]

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