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Area High School Scoreboard for 12/19 »

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BOYS’ BASKETBALL Area Scores Thomas More Prep-Marian 77, Oakley 40 Ellis 51, Ellinwood 47 Otis-Bison 66, LaCrosse 44 Ness City 68, Kinsley 45 St. John 90, Cunningham 24 Norton 58, Smith Center 29 Stockton 75, Plainville 63 Dundy County-Stratton, Neb. 78, St. Francis 48 Natoma 58, Thunder Ridge 39 Lincoln 45, Wilson 30 Logan 61, […]

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Donation allows HaysMed purchase of top radiology equipment (VIDEO) »

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Hays Medical Center The HaysMed Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute will soon have a new option for some radiation patients, an option that will offer them quicker, easier and less intrusive treatment. In May, the HaysMed Foundation announced a campaign, Envision a Future Without Cancer, to raise a minimum of $1.3 million towards the purchase of a […]

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City will change process, advance wastewater plant reconstruction »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post The city of Hays will change its bidding process for the reconstruction of the wastewater treatment plant. Currently, the city goes through a design/bid/build process where/ in most cases, three to four different firms are contracted — one architectural firm to design a preliminary project, another to provide a more […]

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Hays-area emergency responders conduct Ebola drill at FHSU »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At approximately 9:30 Thursday, members of Ellis County Emergency Medical Services, Ellis County Rural Fire Department and Fort Hays State Police Department went through an Ebola drill at FHSU’s Memorial Union. Members of each department practiced what to do if a member of the community showed signs of the Ebola […]

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SkyWest alters flight plan to and from Hays Regional Airport »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Beginning in February, SkyWest’s scheduled flights to and from the Denver airport will change. The new times are due to the fact that SkyWest plans to move to an all-jet fleet by 2015, and the company is unable to change each plane on a one-for-one basis. Due to the decision, […]

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Area High School Scoreboard for 12/12 »

High School Scoreboard Whitmore

BOYS’ BASKETBALL Area Scores Hill City 49, Hays-TMP-Marian 47 Junction City 75, Great Bend 37 Salina Central 49, Newton 38 Garden City Tournament Holcomb 70, Pueblo East, Colo. 37 Scott City 69, KC Christian 45 Wichita Trinity 48, Garden City 37 Goodland Tournament Consolation Semifinal McCook, Neb. 67, Oakley 38 Semifinal Wallace County 56, Yuma, […]

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Hays commission moves ahead with passenger facilitation charge »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday night’s Hays City Commission meeting, commissioners unanimously approved submitting a formal application for a $4.50 Passenger Facilitation Charge at the Hays Regional Airport. If the PFC is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, the fee will be charged to every ticket originating out of the Hays Regional Airport. […]

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Hays commissioners agree to move out of water watch status »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At their Thursday evening meeting, Hays city commissioners unanimously approved moving out of the water watch stage and return to “normal” status — although several facets of the water conservation plan will remain in effect. According to Utilities Director Bernie Kitten, most of the city’s wells recovered from the years-long […]

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Hays seeks proposals for new welcome signs along I-70 »

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Hays Post The city of Hays is currently seeking proposals for two new welcome signs which will be placed along Interstate 70 as people approach the city. City staff has budgeted $90,000 out of the Convention and Visitors Bureau for the new signs. The east sign will be placed near the Commerce Parkway exit on […]

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Hays commission expected to lift water watch, consider airport fee »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners are scheduled to vote on moving the city of Hays water status from “Water Watch” to “Normal” at their meeting Thursday night. According to Utilities Director Bernie Kitten, the well levels are above the “watch levels” and it is “highly unlikely” levels will reach a watch status in […]

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Hays Post News for 12/10/14 »

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Zoning Appeals Board denies request for metal recycling facility »

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The Hays Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously denied a request by F & F Iron and Metal Company on Thursday morning for a special use permit to construct a full-service recycling facility near 13th street. The facility would have processed and recycled ferrous scrap metals including cars, as well as acid batteries. Board members and the […]

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Hays Post News for 12/9/14 »

Hays Post News

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