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FHSU data breach leads to added layer of information security »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Approximately 138 former Fort Hays State University students had some personal information — including their Social Security numbers — exposed to the Internet. According to FHSU spokesman Kent Steward, a couple of months ago, a faculty member accidentally breached the data while they were transferring data between computers. Last week, […]

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Mason selected as semifinalist for presidency at N.D. university »

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VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) – The committee searching for a new president for Valley City State University has narrowed the pool of candidates to five. The semifinalists will be invited to campus for interviews in mid-October. The search committee then will recommend finalists to the state Board of Higher Education, which will conduct final interviews […]

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Martin, Alumni Association Invites Community To Welcome Home FHSU Football »

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Fort Hays State University President Mirta Martin and the FHSU Alumni Association invite the FHSU Community to Lewis Field Stadium to welcome the FHSU football team back tonight. Earlier today, the Tigers beat the nationally ranked Gorillas of Pittsburg State for the first time in over thirty years. Read more about the win HERE. The […]

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High School Football Scoreboard – Week 4 »

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Area Scores Hays 42, Garden City 28 Plainville 12, Hays-TMP-Marian 7 Norton 32, Smith Center 0 Northern Valley 54, Logan-Palco 28 Decatur Co. 46, Stockton 0 Ellis 48, Syracuse 6 Victoria 26, Ness City 22 Phillipsburg 49, Oakley 21 Southeast Saline 40, LaCrosse 6 Central Plains 58, St. John 0 Osborne 56, Lincoln 8 Wakefield […]

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Commissioners OK repeal of Hays taxi ordinances »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post During Thursday night’s regular meeting, Hays city commissioners agreed unanimously to repeal some of the taxi cab ordinances in the city code. Staff told the commission there were several issues with the current licensing process, noting they did not believe it was a good use of time or city resources. […]

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Hays commissioners approve public hearing for mall sales tax hike »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s regular meeting, the Hays City Commission voted 3-2 to schedule an Oct. 23 public hearing for a proposed community improvement district on the the Mall at Hays property. The commission will not take action on the proposal until after the public hearing. Mall management company DP Management of […]

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Moran discusses government with Hays High School students »

Moran with HHS Students

By NICK BUDD Hays Post As he stepped up to speak, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran called the lecture hall at Hays High School “an intimidating environment.” “I’ve never felt very comfortable in that environment,” Moran said. “I think it’s important for me as an elected official to make sure I know what’s going on in classrooms […]

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Public hearing for mall’s sales tax request on commission’s agenda »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s regular meeting, Hays city commissioners are scheduled to vote on setting an Oct. 23 public hearing regarding a proposed one-cent sales tax increase at the Hays Mall. The Community Improvement District is being proposed by DP Management of Omaha, Neb., which manages the facility. If commissioners eventually approve the […]

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Hays commission expected to vote on repeal of taxi ordinances »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post During Thursday’s Hays City Commission meeting, commissioners will discuss repealing certain taxi cab ordinances in the city code. City staff does not believe that the current process is a “good use of city resources,” according to a memo to commissioners. The current ordinance requires each proposed business to pay an […]

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Hays commission discusses proposed updates to police codes »

By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays Assistant Police Chief Brian Dawson presented changes to the Uniform Public Offense Code and Standard Traffic Ordinances to the Hays City Commission at Thursday’s work session. The codes are published by the Kansas League of Municipalities, and the majority of the changes to the UPOC occurred during the 2011 […]

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High School Football Scoreboard – Week 3 »

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Area Scores Hays 42, Liberal 28 Smith Center 30, Hays-TMP-Marian 22 Logan-Palco 46, Stockton 34 Maur Hill – Mount Academy 14, Ellis 6 St. John 0, Victoria 46 Norton 35, Oakley 6 Phillipsburg 27, Plainville 0 LaCrosse 33, Minneapolis 29 Central Plains 74, Macksville 0 Osborne 60, Rock Hills 28 Thunder Ridge 46, Pike Valley […]

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Hays commissioners discuss mall tax district at work session »

The Mall

By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s City Commission Meeting, commissioners discussed a proposed community improvement district at the Mall at Hays proposed by DP Management of Omaha, Neb., which manages the facility. If approved, the proposal would implement a 1-percent sales tax hike on sales generated at the mall only, bringing the total sales […]

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Hays Mall to seek new sales tax district to help fund improvements »

The Mall

By NICK BUDD Hays Post In early August, Hays Mall LLC submitted a petition to the city of Hays to create a community improvement district on the mall’s property in order to help fund improvements. The proposed CID would implement a 1-percent sales tax hike, bringing the total sales tax to 9.4 percent only at […]

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