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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for Week 8 »

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Area Scores District Records in Parenthesis 4A-I District 8 Hays (1-1) 34, Abilene (0-2) 33 McPherson (2-0) 44, Buhler (1-1) 42 3A District 14 Russell (1-1) 24, Hays-TMP-Marian (0-2) 17 Norton (2-0) 34, Beloit (1-1) 16 6A District 8 Wichita Northwest (2-0) 35, Garden City (0-2) 14 Hutchinson (2-0) 48, Dodge City (0-2) 28 5A […]

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Hays firefighters respond to overnight kitchen fire »

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Hays Fire Department At around 2:30 a.m. Friday, the City of Hays Fire Department, supported by the City of Hays Police Department and Ellis County EMS, was dispatched to a report of a building fire at 3510 Canal Blvd. According to Fire Chief Gary Brown, on arrival, firefighters found a decaying kitchen fire in one […]

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Despite objections, developers say mall CID a ‘win, win, win’ proposition »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post The Hays City Commission held the official public hearing for the proposed Community Improvement District at the Hays Mall during its Thursday regular meeting, with Mayor Henry Schwaller absent due to prior obligations. Through the CID, DP Management is proposing a 1 percent sales tax increase on sales generated at […]

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Fledgling convergent media program at FHSU cuts 30+ student staffers »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post A student media organization at Fort Hays State University is experiencing some growing pains after cutting more than 30 student workers Monday. According to Executive Producer Todd Elsen, Tiger Media Network informed the students of their release due to “budgetary reasons.” “It was basically because of over-staffing, and we were […]

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Student organization at FHSU to host video game gathering »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Video gamers and others from around the community are invited to gather Saturday in the Black and Gold Room at 1 p.m. for a full night of gaming with others at TigerLan. The bi-annual event is hosted by the Advanced Technology Student Organization at FHSU and admission is free. The […]

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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for Week 7 »

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Area Scores District Records In Parenthesis 4A-I District 8 Buhler(1-0) 55, Hays(0-1) 21 McPherson(1-0) 17, Abilene(0-1) 6 3A District 14 Beloit(1-0) 54, Hays-TMP-Marian(0-1) 7 Norton(1-0) 60, Russell(0-1) 14 6A District 8 Wichita Northwest(1-0) 61, Dodge City(0-1) 14 Hutchinson(1-0) 62, Garden City 14 5A District 6 Salina South(1-0) 14, Salina Central(0-1) 7 Great Bend(1-0) 27, Newton(0-1) […]

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Absence will cause slight delay in city’s decision on mall tax proposal »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners are expected to move a proposed Commercial Improvement District at the Hays Mall to a future meeting after the public hearing next week. The issue was brought up during Thursday night’s Hays City Commission work session after Mayor Henry Schwaller said he will be absent at the […]

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Hays City Commission discusses manhole rehab project »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners are in the process of approving a $30,000 contract to rehabilitate approximately 19 manholes throughout the city, and they hope to do the same to more in the future. Commissioners discussed the project at Thursday night’s city commission meeting. According to Utilities Director Bernie Kitten, corrosion in […]

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Hammond’s legacy etched in stone with dedication of new building »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Former Fort Hays State University President Edward H. Hammond now has two buildings that bear his name. On Saturday, Fort Hays State officially dedicated the former Center for Networked Learning as Hammond Hall. The building houses the Informatics Department, Virtual College, Tiger Media Network and CTELT. The dedication comes after a […]

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Commissioners will discuss manhole rehab bid, budget issues (VIDEO) »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s Hays City Commission work session, commissioners will discuss a $30,000 bid from Utility Solutions for the rehabilitation of manholes throughout the city. The city found the need for the rehab during video inspections of the sewer system, which began in 2012. According to the memo sent to commissioners, […]

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FHSU grad, software developer sells business to eBay »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Dylan Bathurst, a Fort Hays State graduate and founder/CEO of Rumgr, recently sold his company to eBay. When eBay approached Bathurst to buy the company, he almost thought it was too good to be true. “When they initially reached out to me, I almost deleted the email thinking it was […]

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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard Week 6 »

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Area Scores Hays 64, Dodge City 50 Oakley 33, Hays-TMP-Marian 0 Great Bend 28, Liberal 14 Garden City 31, Wichita East 14 Oberlin-Decatur 64, Rock Hills 18 Norton 21, Colby 7 Phillipsburg 49, Sedgwick 27 Goodland 41, Russell 12 2-1A District 6 Ell-Saline 14, Smith Center 13 Bennington 14, Republic County 0 2-1A District 7 […]

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HPD, FHSU focus on safety, SafeRide during Oktoberfest weekend »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post With Oktoberfest activities underway, various agencies around the city are preparing to “double-down” on their duties this weekend. The SafeRide service began running on Wednesday night and will continue through Saturday from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. and from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday. Three vehicles also will be staffed throughout […]

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