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Hays pays homage to those who have served »

Col. Jim Speiss Presents A WWII Veteran With A Medallion

By NICK BUDD Hays Post While most federal, state and local offices close for Veterans Day, the Hays VFW Post 9076 hosted their annual festivities Tuesday to honor those who have served their nation. The ceremony began with the traditional 21-gun salute, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of the “Star Spangled Banner,” […]

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Natoma pays homage to veterans with fifth annual ceremony »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post NATOMA — The community of Natoma kicked off Veterans Day festivities Friday with USD 399’s and the American Legion Auxiliary’s fifth annual Veterans Day Salute. The event was filled with music and remarks from students, staff, parents of soldiers and elected officials from around the state, including Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler. […]

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Kansas High School Scoreboard for 11/8 »


Area Scores Scott City 55, Norton 20(3A) Central Plains 42, Spearville 40(8MI) Ness City 40, Little River 28(8MI) Osborne 58, Marais des Cygnes Valley 10(8MI) Victoria 64, Minneola 12(8MII) Wallace County 52, Ingalls 6(8MII) 3A Halstead 36, Anthony-Harper-Chaparral 27 Minneapolis 17, Hoisington 14 Pittsburg Colgan 35, Galena 18 Rossville 35, Centralia 14 Silver Lake 28, […]

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Fossils, beer on tap for Sternberg trip to Colorado next month »

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The Sternberg Museum will be hosting a trip to the Denver/Boulder, Colorado area in December to learn about fossils, paleontology and the science behind the creation of beer. The trip will begin on December in Hays where participants will start the expedition at the Sternberg Museum for a meet and greet and “behind the scenes” […]

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Hays commission offers amendments to mall CID proposal »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners offered Matt Gough, the lawyer representing DP Management and the ownership group at the Hays Mall, with some amendments to the development agreement discussed again by commissioners at Thursday’s work session. Commissioners requested all of the renovations be complete by Dec. 31, 2016, and pitched an amendment […]

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Skywest to offer extra flights over Thanksgiving holiday weekend »

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SkyWest Airlines will be offering extra flights at the Hays Regional Airport on Saturday, Nov. 28, and Sunday, Nov. 29, as part of an experiment during the Thanksgiving Holiday. An extra flight is being added each way — to and from Denver. Travelers can chose to leave Hays at either 6:50 a.m. or 1:52 p.m. […]

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Hays commissioners will discuss proposed mall sales tax Thursday »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post After a public hearing two weeks ago, Hays city commissioners are scheduled to discuss the direction they want to take regarding the proposed Community Improvement District at the Hays Mall at this week’s work session. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. Mall developers […]

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High School Football Scoreboard for 11/4 »


Area Scores 3A Scott City 56, Ellsworth 0 Norton 49, Riley County 14 Hoisington 48, Cimarron 6 8 Man-I Central Plains 50, South Central 14 Osborne 66, Peabody-Burns 44 Ness City 36, Oberlin-Decatur 32 Spearville 52, Rawlins County 14 8 Man-II Victoria 34, Hoxie 20 Wallace County 46, St. John’s Beloit-Tipton 0 Statewide Scores 3A […]

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Former White House staffer talks midterms, time with Obama »


By NICK BUDD Hays Post Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke Monday at Fort Hays State University’s Sebelius Lecture Series in Hays the night before a crucial midterm election. He predicted what several media outlets have said along the campaign trail: Republicans will gain control of the Senate and pick up seats in […]

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Hammond responds to mailer sent by Kansas GOP »


Former FHSU President Edward Hammond released a statement Saturday regarding a mailer sent by the Kansas Republican Party with quotes from him regarding Gov. Sam Brownback. “I am sorry to be communicating in this manner; however, I am in China on university business. I was made aware of a political flyer from the Kansas Republican Party […]

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‘We are going to win,’ Brownback says on Clean Sweep stop in Hays »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post It seemed fitting that Gov. Sam Brownback began his remarks in Hays on Tuesday with the Royals. The Royals recently took the World Series to a seventh game and, now, Brownback and his Republican colleagues are in their own form of a Game 7 with the election Tuesday. “(The Royals) […]

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Sherow focuses on agriculture, tax policy at stop in Hays »

Jim Sherow, D-Manhattan, 1st District Congressional candidate listens to a campaign statement issued by Republican incumbent Tim Huelskamp during a candidates forum Thursday at FHSU.

By NICK BUDD Hays Post The Big First Congressional District of Kansas is one of the biggest agricultural districts in the nation. Due to the farming heritage along with several small business establishments throughout western Kansas, the anti-government and anti-tax sentiments of the Republican Party have blew through the western Plains of the First for […]

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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for Week 9(Thursday) »


Area Scores District Records in Parenthesis 3A District 14 Norton (3-0) 42, Hays-TMP-Marian (0-3) 6 Beloit (2-1) 58, Russell (1-2) 20 District Champion-Norton (Will Play District 13 Runner Up in 1st Round) Runner Up-Beloit (Will Play District 13 Winner in 1st Round) 2-1A District 6 Phillipsburg (4-0) 50, Smith Center (2-2) 7 Ell-Saline (3-1) 52, Republic […]

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