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Kansas woman hospitalized after car runs a stop sign »

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OAKLEY, Kan- A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just after 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday in Logan County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Chevy Malibu driven by Anne L. Lowe, 72, Winona, was northbound on Logan County Road 230 at U.S. 40 and failed to yield at a stop sign. The Chevy […]

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Mason Selected As A Semifinalist For Presidency In North Dakota »

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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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Encore Series will feature the music of Julie Fowlis »

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FHSU University Relations Encore will present Julie Fowlis presenting “Music of the Scottish Isles” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center at Fort Hays State University. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Fowlis is billed as a “ground-breaking artist who continues to entice new audiences worldwide and push accepted musical boundaries with […]

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DHDC hosts 14th annual illuminated parade, theme contest »

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The 2014 FrostFest Illuminated Parade, which has a theme of “Snowman Shuffle,” will begin at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in downtown Hays. Downtown Hays Development Corp. said parade entry forms will be available in November. As in years past, the DHDC will have a parade theme contest for next year’s parade. To submit […]

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Former Obama press secretary launches Sebelius Lecture Series »

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FHSU University Relations The lecture series named for one of Fort Hays State University’s most notable alumni will feature an appearance in November by Jay Carney, former press secretary to President Barack Obama. Carney, who was a regular face in the national news until he stepped down in June of this year, will present “Today […]

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Jail inmates will be in temporary pods during courthouse remodel (VIDEO) »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT and BECKY KISER Hays Post While the Ellis County courthouse and law enforcement center are being remodeled, a process that is slated to take 325 days–nearly a year–inmates in the Ellis County Jail will be housed in temporary jail pods. Sheriff Harbin said the county is currently in discussions to rent several mobile […]

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Western Kan. man named to Local Food and Farm Task Force »

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TOPEKA–A western Kansas man is among several people recently appointed by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback to boards and commissions. Local Food and Farm Task Force The Local Food and Farm Task Force is responsible for preparing a local food and farm plan containing policy and funding recommendations in order to increase locally grown food production. The […]

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REMINDER: Guitarist will perform this weekend at Hays library »

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Hays Public Library Contemporary traditional guitarist Dorian Michael will play at the Hays Public Library at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Schmidt Gallery. The live music performance is free and open to the public. Michael has been a working guitarist for four decades and enjoys playing a wide variety of music. From blues […]

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Foggy start to October in several counties »

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  From the National Weather Service in Dodge City–Fog this morning across Ellis, Rush, Ness, and Rush counties will reduce visibilities to 1/4 mile or less at times. The fog should begin to dissipate about mid-morning.

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Photographs of rural life in China on exhibit in FHSU’s Memorial Union »

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FHSU University Relations HAYS, Kan. — Dr. Keith Campbell’s photography of rural China is currently on display to the public in Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union, in the Stouffer Lounge, until Wednesday, Oct. 8. The photographs take observers through Campbell’s journey during his research on social change in rural China. Campbell is a professor […]

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Stormwater projects update for city commissioners Thursday (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post It’s a short agenda, just two items for Hays city commissioners to review during their work session this Thursday evening. The first agenda item is an update of stormwater activities. City Stormwater Specialist Steve Walters will review the National Pollutant Discharge System permit and which requirements the city still needs to […]

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Library to premiere short film about Hays Arts Council »

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Hays Public Library The Hays Public Library will premiere “The Art of Change,” a Turning Points film, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at Fort Hays State University’s Robbins Center. The event will include live music, the film premiere and a community discussion. There will also be refreshments and food from Gella’s Diner & Lb. […]

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