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High School Scoreboard for 12/4/14 »

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Boys Area Scores Gerald Mitchell Hays City Shootout Hays 65, DeSoto 53 Garden City 57, Hays-TMP-Marian 46 Great Bend 67, Colby 41 Olathe North 46, Newton 34 Statewide Scores Axtell 59, Marysville 47 Centralia 46, Valley Heights 45, OT Christ Preparatory Academy 63, Kansas Deaf 13 Doniphan West 59, St. Joseph Christian, Mo. 50 Lawrence […]

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Hays commissioners will discuss easing water restrictions »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s Hays City Commission work session, commissioners will discuss lifting the water watch restrictions in place in the city of Hays. According to agenda materials, current conditions, projections and triggers are at levels that do no longer warrant a water watch, and city staff believe that it is “highly […]

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Seibels’ contribution brings Power of One Campaign to $11.8M (VIDEO) »

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FHSU University Relations Regardless of value, each and every contribution made toward student scholarships makes a difference in the lives of Tigers at Fort Hays State University. While a $50 scholarship may not sound like much in the present time, back in 1954 it was enough to cover all of Darrell Seibel’s tuition. Having just […]

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Group of FHSU students brings injustice to light through protest (VIDEO) »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post The recent decision in Ferguson, Mo., has resulted in a new wave of civil rights activism across the country, but a group of students at Fort Hays State University looked at the issue another way. Approximately 20 students gathered on the corner of Eighth and Elm late Tuesday afternoon to […]

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Fort Hays student planning International Student Festival »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post A Fort Hays State University student is “getting the word out” about an International Student Festival planned for March of 2015. The festival will feature a cultural celebration from international students representing thirteen countries around the globe. “(The international students) will have their food and clothing for display along with […]

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Hays commission OKs benefit district to pave downtown alley »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At last Tuesday’s Hays City Commission meeting, commissioners unanimously established a special benefit district for businesses on both sides of the alley west of Allen Street between Seventh and Eighth. The benefit district will allow all of the businesses within the district to pay for the alley, which has deteriorated due […]

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REMINDER: Salvation Army will kick off bell-ringing campaign »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post After unexpected cold temperatures and snow hit the Hays area earlier this month, the Salvation Army of Ellis County is finally getting ready to kick off its annual bell-ringing campaign. On average, the Ellis County campaign raises approximately $16,000 during the Red Kettle campaign, but the group is looking to […]

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Hays Post News for 11-26-14 »

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Commissioners OK health insurance plan, but warn changes are coming »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post The Hays City Commission approved renewing the city’s health insurance policy with Coventry Health Care at an early commission meeting Tuesday night, with Commissioner Kent Steward the lone dissenting vote. The 2015 renewal will cost approximately $1.8 million, a rate of $9,500 per employee — an increase of 19 percent […]

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Bike Hays one step closer to reality after commission vote »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post The idea of creating a system of bike lanes in Hays has been in the works for more than 20 years. And, after years of planning and fighting through red tape, the plan is coming closer to a reality after Hays city commissioners awarded contracts and committed funds for the […]

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Commissioners to talk health insurance, Bike Hays at early meeting »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Tuesday’s Hays City Commission meeting, commissioners will consider renewing the city’s health insurance policy with Coventry Health Care. The new plan will result in an increase of 19.5% over the current rates and is expected to cost around $1.8 million — $78,000 over the cap implemented by the commission […]

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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for 11/21 & 11/22 »

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Area Scores 8 Man-II State Championship Victoria 52, Argonia-Attica 8 Statewide Scores Class 6A Sub-state Shawnee Mission East 36, Olathe North 35 2OT Hutchinson 42, Lawrence-Free State 14 Class 5A Sub-state St. Thomas Aquinas 42, Shawnee Heights 41 Bishop Carroll 49, Salina South 0 Class 4A-I Sub-state Bishop Miege 62, KC Piper 7 Topeka Hayden […]

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Rural fire department quickly douses Wednesday grass fire »

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Hays Post The Ellis County Rural Fire Department responded to a grass fire Wednesday near the 1600 block of Buckeye. According to Ellis County Rural Fire Department Director Dick Klaus, company five of the rural fire department responded to the fire north of Hays around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The fire was reportedly caused due to embers […]

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