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Area High School Scoreboard for 3/2 »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Area Scores 2A Substate-Central Plains Central Plains 70, Smith Center 32 Plainville 55, Little River 40 Ellinwood 59, Ell-Saline 37 2A Substate-Hill City Ellis 81, Rawlins County 35 Oberlin-Decatur 73, Trego 49 Hill City 65, Wichita County 45 Ness City 77, Oakley 67, OT 1A-I Substate-Quinter Quinter 63, St. Francis 42 Statewide Scores […]

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Hays Post News for 3/2/15 »

Hays Post News

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Hays commission candidate: ‘Fresh set of eyes’ to help city grow »

Lance Jones

By NICK BUDD Hays Post A Hays City Commission candidate hopes to give back to the community and provide a fresh set of eyes if he’s elected to the city’s governing body. Lance Jones grew up in Sharon Springs and moved to Hays five years ago, following a stint in Manhattan to attend college. Jones […]

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City to decide on CID policy, levee and street improvements Thursday »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners are expected to vote on changes to the city’s Community Improvement District policy at their Thursday night meeting. At last week’s work session, commissioners requested that applicants provide at least 25 percent of the total project cost and detail the proposed method and amount of financing. Commissioners […]

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Area High School Scoreboard for 2/24 »

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BOYS BASKETBALL Area Scores Dodge City 53, Hays 44 Hays-TMP-Marian 62, Plainville 58 Central Prairie League Central Plains 52, Ellinwood 21 Ness City 69, Dighton 38 St. John 65, Otis-Bison 41 Victoria 58, Osborne 57 Great West Activites Conference Scott City 65, Goodland 35 Mid-Continent League Beloit 80, Smith Center 48 Ellis 69, Oakley 59 […]

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Hays public works director set to retire this summer »

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  By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays Director of Public Works I.D. Creech will retire this summer. Assistant City Manager Paul Briseno confirmed Creech’s retirement Monday. The search for Creech’s replacement is ongoing, and the listing is posted on the city’s website. The director of public works is responsible for the service, solid waste, planning, […]

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With Littles on the waiting list, BBBS in dire need of Big Brothers »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Nearly everyone has some kind of a mentor during their younger years, but some children in the area live without one, due to a variety circumstances. The Ellis County Chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters answers the call when a child in the community lacks or rarely sees a companion, mentor […]

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Hays commission candidate wants tighter rein on spending »

Simpson

By NICK BUDD Hays Post For months, Scott Simpson could be seen at almost every Hays City Commission meeting, sitting in the same chair at the back of the room. In April, Simpson will look to move to the front of the chamber as a member of the city’s governing body. Simpson has lived in […]

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Kastle named latest Covenant Builders Hometown Hero »

Seth Kastle

Seth Kastle, an instructor in Fort Hays State’s Leadership Studies Department, has been named the latest Covenant Builders Hometown Hero. Seth will be honored at tonight’s Fort Hays State University basketball games, scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at Gross Memorial Coliseum. Tonight is also Senior Night. According to his nomination: “Seth has been one of the most […]

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Hays commission to offer resolution against fall partisan elections »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Tuesday’s work session, Hays city commissioners agreed to move forward with a resolution opposing a bill in the Kansas Senate that would move local elections to the fall on even-numbered years and make them partisan. Last week, the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee held hearings on Senate Bill 171. […]

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Construction nearing, mall developers mum on new stores »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post DP Management will not say which retailers will come to the Hays Mall once improvements are made to the property. The topic was an item of discussion during Hays City Commission meetings late last year as city officials debated a sales tax increase that will be used to fund the improvements. But Josh […]

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Commissioners move toward more stringent CID guidelines »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Next week, Hays city commissioners will vote on a new CID policy that will require applicants to provide at least 25 percent of the capital for any projects. The new legislation was prompted by the passage of a 1-cent sales tax hike at the Hays Mall in November. The developer, […]

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Hays Post News for 2/17/15 »

Hays Post News

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