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Community Connection: Joseph Perniciaro, FHSU Music and Theatre »

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Mike Cooper talks with Joseph Perniciaro about upcoming music events at Fort Hays State University.

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Heartland Community Foundation partners with 16 nonprofits for Match Madness »

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Heartland Community Foundation Match Madness, hosted by the Heartland Community Foundation on March 10, will help 16 area nonprofit funds build their endowments while earning matching funds from Heartland. “Our Match Madness event is a great way to make your local giving go even farther,” said Heartland executive director Tammy McClellan. “Local participating organization will […]

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Hays man arrested after pickup rams police officer’s home »

Truck hits house on 100 block of 20 Friday (courtesy photo by Hays Fire Department)

By KARI BLURTON Hays Post An officer of Hays Police Department became an unwilling witness to a crime scene Friday when a Hays man, allegedly driving under the influence, drove his truck into officer Dustin Gall’s house a little after 3:30 p.m. Friday. The driver, David C. Holden, 20, Hays, was arrested on suspicion of […]

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Gingrich will deliver Sebelius lecture at FHSU in April »

Newt Gingrich, former U.S. House Speaker

FHSU University Relations The lecture series named for one of Fort Hays State University’s most notable alumni will feature an appearance in April by Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and a Republican candidate for president.   Gingrich, who can still be seen as a regular commentator on CNN, will present […]

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HPD Activity Log Feb. 27–March 1 »

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  The Hays Police Department responded to 3 animal calls and 23 traffic stops Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Traffic Stop–200 block W 8th St, Hays; 1:56 AM Assist – Other (not MV)–3400 block Vine St, Hays; 1:56 AM MV Accident-Private Property–200 block W 29th St, Hays; 7:19 AM Theft […]

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Recent obituaries »


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Law enforcement officials investigate fatal Sheridan Co. accident »

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SHERIDAN COUNTY- Law enforcement officials in Sheridan County are involved in a fatal accident investigation. An autopsy is scheduled today, according to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. The KBI also said there is nothing suspicious surrounding the fatality. The Kansas Highway Patrol is in charge of the investigation and expects to release additional details later […]

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Upcoming water supply meetings include NW Kan. stops »

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During the month of March, 26 public meetings will be hosted by the Water Vision Regional Goal Leadership Teams to begin the goal setting process to help develop water supply goals for each region. Each of the 14 teams are to participate in a public scoping process in their region to develop and draft water […]

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Phillipsburg DCF worker recognized by governor »


  TOPEKA – Vicki Garrison, Phillipsburg, was honored Feb. 12 at a reception at the State Capitol Building in Topeka, for having been named a Kansas Department for Children and Families employee of the quarter. She was one of five DCF employees to receive the honor for the third quarter. A Public Service Executive II […]

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Sternberg schedules two-day acrylic painting workshop »

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The public is invited to a two-day acrylic painting workshop at the Sternberg Museum on March 28 and 29. The workshop is in conjunction with a major exhibition of works by award-winning animal artist, Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen. Students of the workshop will paint a small acrylic painting (up to 15-by-20 inches of the […]

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REMINDER: Preview meeting scheduled for chamber trip to Austria »

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The Hays Area Chamber of Commerce will have a informational meeting for a planned trip to Ausria in September. The preview of the nine-day, seven-night trip is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 2 at the Hays Welcome Center, 27th and Vine. The Sept. 18 to 26 trip includes: • Four-star hotel accommodations • 11 meals […]

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Hineman: Debate over taxing farmland heats up »

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Property tax on Kansas farmland has been a hot topic recently.  Perhaps it is time to review why use-value appraisal is appropriate.  There are some very legitimate reasons why the Kansas constitution was changed in 1986 to value agricultural land for property tax purposes based on its income-producing ability rather than its market value. Land […]

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Tradio, March 2 »

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• For sale: Domino set, 55-piece, $5, (785) 625-8948 • For sale: 1984 Jeep Wagoneer w/lift kit, 360 Auto, $2,500; 2000 Ford Explorer, V6 automatic, $2,800; call (785) 259-7810 • Bottle collection, (785) 628-1255 • Toe hooks for a ’79 Chevy truck, (785) 735-4966 • For sale: 44-inch Vanity light, (785) 628-8010 • Want to […]

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