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Moran honors Ross and Marianna Beach on floor of U.S. Senate »

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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., honored Ross and Marianna Kistler Beach on the U.S. Senate Floor. Marianna recently passed away, and her late-husband Ross Beach – who passed away in 2010 – were residents of Hays for more than 60 years before moving to Lawrence, Kan., in 2000. The devoted couple […]

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Kansas teachers union offers statement on 2014 election »

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As we do each election cycle, Kansas public school teachers who are members of KNEA gathered in committees across the state to begin the process of interviewing candidates for state offices. Our interviews were focused squarely on issues related to strong public schools and student success. Kansans have voted, but long before election day Kansas […]

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Kansas ‘suspense’ voters likely not a factor »

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Best guesses so far are that those 25,360 Kansans whose voter registration applications are in “suspense” aren’t going to yield much in the way of post-Election Day results changes for any candidates. Which means that the election’s results from Tuesday are probably just how it’s going to be, and waiting for the final county canvassing […]

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Fire diverts I-70 traffic at bypass »

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Eastbound traffic on Interstate 70 was being diverted onto the bypass due to a fire as of just before 2 p.m. Friday. Reports from the scene indicate a vehicle fire. Check Hays Post for details of the incident as they become available.

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Author of ‘The Ogallala Aquifer’ to address water vision at FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations Author Julene Bair, who has been traveling Kansas commenting on the state’s proposed 50-year water vision, will speak about her new novel, “The Ogallala Road,” at noon Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library. She will discuss the state’s Water Vision Plan and explain how the state, with the […]

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Prescription drug take-back day scheduled for Saturday (UPDATE) »

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TOPEKA – Law enforcement officers across the state will be collecting unused leftover medications for safe disposal on Saturday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today in a news release. The collection events are part of a nationwide effort to safely dispose of leftover medications to prevent accidental or intentional misuse. Since the program began […]

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NW Kan. cities will receive KDOT funding for road projects »

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Kansas Department of Transportation Forty-six projects that will improve intersections and road deficiencies in Kansas cities have been selected for funding through two Kansas Department of Transportation programs. Seventeen cities will receive a combined total of approximately $9 million in state funding under the Geometric Improvement (GI) program. And, 29 cities will receive a combined […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Sept. 16 and 17 »

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Sept. 16 Cattle out, 1300 block Feedlot Road, 8:22 a.m. Criminal transport, Hutchinson, 9:05 a.m. Warrant service/failure to appear, 300 block West 33rd, 11:49 a.m. Criminal transport, Salina, 1:36 p.m. Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 1:52 p.m. Warrant service/failure to appear, two incidents,100 block West 12th, 3:28 p.m. Cattle out, 310th Avenue and Locust Grove Road, 7:05 […]

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A year of green fields in Kansas »

John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

This year, Kansas has green fields, kissed by the sun. There are blue skies with white clouds high above. There are even valleys where rivers run. Heck, there’s even water standing in terrace channels. It’s been at least five years since the pastures have been this green in the eastern half of the state and […]

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Joint planning commission will meet Wednesday »

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The Ellis County Joint Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the 601 Main meeting room. For more information, call (785) 628-9449. A complete agenda follows: ELLIS COUNTY JOINT PLANNING ELLIS COUNTY JOINT PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING August 27, 2014 7:00 p.m. Ellis County Meeting Room- 601 Main St. Hays, KS […]

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Final winner of ‘Push for 5,000′ contest announced »

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To show our appreciation to readers, Hays Post recently announced the “Push for 5,000” contest. Five of our 5,000-plus Facebook fans were chosen at random to receive a special prize. FAYE WIESNER is the fifth winner and will receive a $100 gift card or credit at any local Hays Post advertiser. Arrow Hess of Hays […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, July 3 to July 7 »

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July 3 Criminal transport, Russell, 7:02 a.m. Criminal transport, Russell, 9:42 a.m. July 4 Criminal transport, Larned, 11:21 a.m. Suspicious activity, 1200 block West 12th, 3:23 a.m. Stray livestock, 900 block 210th Avenue, 7:02 p.m. Transport, Larned, 8:19 p.m. Fireworks violation, Eighth Street and Canterbury, 8:23 p.m. July 5 Welfare check, Victoria, 9:43 p.m. Traffic/driving […]

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Shirley Marie Lindsay »

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Shirley Marie Lindsay, 76, Hays, left this life Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Andover, Kansas. Born November 26, 1937, in Hays, she was the daughter of Peter and Mary (Brungardt) Dinkel. A member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and VFW Auxiliary, Hays, she was a self-employed insurance agent, an […]

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