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Brownback, Davis debate will be streamed LIVE Tuesday »


Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and challenger Paul Davis will debate Tuesday at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters convention in Wichita. The event is scheduled to run from noon to 1:15 p.m., with the debate scheduled to begin at 12:40 p.m. Click below to watch.

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No new construction manager for Ellis County building projects »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The Ellis County Commission decided not to hire a construction manager to oversee the county’s three major building projects underway. “It’s not a good use of taxpayer dollars,” Chairwoman Barb Wasinger said during Monday night’s regular commission meeting. “We already have architects hired for these projects,” agreed commissioner Swede Holmgren, […]

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USD 489 looks to get public more involved in building discussions »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post At Monday’s work session, USD 489 Board of Education members prepared for next week’s board meeting when architects and financiers involved in the proposed $100 million in improvements to the district’s buildings will be available to answer questions and provide guidance. Board member Greg Schwarz talked about the importance of […]

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Partly sunny, warm Tuesday »

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Foggy in some areas of western Kansas this morning with a chance of isolated thunderstorms tomorrow. Then clear and dry through Monday. Today Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Light south southwest wind becoming south southeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Tonight Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, […]

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Watch the entire Festival of Faith HERE »


The 23rd annual Festival of Faith was Sunday on the campus of Fort Hays State University. If you were unable to attend — or simply want to experience it again — click the player below.

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Sign up today for Hays Sunrise Rotary’s 5 Minute Grocery Grab »

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The Hays Sunrise Rotary Club is offering one lucky winner that chance to spend five minutes filling up a grocery cart — and not having to worry about paying at the checkout. The inaugural 5 Minute Grocery Grab is scheduled for 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at Dillons, 1902 Vine, and the winner will be announce […]

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Upcoming benefit to commemorate five years of Jana’s Campaign »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post “Eat, Drink, Make a Difference” is the message for the third annual “Empty Place at the Table” to benefit Jana’s Campaign. Founders Curt and Christie Brungardt started the campaign to curb gender-based violence five years ago, shortly after their daughter Jana Mackey died as a result of domestic violence in […]

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Hays Has Jobs career listings now available directly at Hays Post »


Hays Post is partnering with the Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development to help employers find workers and workers find careers. Hays Has Jobs offers a comprehensive listing of employment opportunities in the Hays area, ranging from education to health care, service to manufacturing. Aside from job listings, the site also includes the latest business […]

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Russell man unhurt after car goes down I-70 embankment, hits tree »


A Russell man apparently was unharmed after his car shot down an embankment, striking a fence and tree at approximately 9 p.m. Sunday. According to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, Mark Moore, 27, was eastbound on Commerce Parkway offramp at the Interstate 70 exchange. The report said Moore was attempting to blow into an interlock […]

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KDOT performing pavement tests in northwest Kansas »


The Kansas Department of Transportation will be conducting pavement evaluation tests on portions of Kansas 23 and Kansas 383 in Sheridan County and Kansas 283 in Trego County from Monday through Thursday. This operation will include the use of a pilot car operation to control traffic. KDOT performs Falling Weight Deflectometer tests annually to test […]

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Hays Post POLL: Who will win the 2014 World Series crown? »


The Royals’ amazing run continues Tuesday with Game One of the World Series from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Hays Post wants to know: Who do you think will win the Series?

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Win the ‘Best Seat in the House’ for Saturday Tiger football »


Eagle Communications and Hays Post want to give you the “Best Seat in the House” for Saturday’s Fort Hays State University football game. Kickoff for the game against Northwest Missouri State is at 2 p.m. Sign up to win the Eagle Best Seat in the House by sending an email with name and daytime or […]

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Wichita State professor will talk taxes at Hays presentation (VIDEO) »

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Dr. Edward Flentje, professor of Public Affairs at Wichita State University, will be in Hays this week to offer a presentation on the impact of Kansas’ income tax reductions on property taxes in northwest Kansas. The presentation is open to public and will be held in Hays City Hall at 1507 Main from 5:30 to […]

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