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Happy Birthday, Kansas! photo contest inspired by Dorrance teen in 1908 »


Kansas State Historical Society Kansans work and play every day in their communities. From family-owned auto shops to playgrounds in neighborhood parks and farm fields in the countryside, Kansans lead active lives. To provide a permanent record of their communities, Kansas students from first through 12th grade are encouraged to photograph people at work and […]

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FHSU Foundation educates students on role of giving »

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FHSU University Relations Approximately 350 Fort Hays State University students stopped by for a free barbeque lunch and a chance at some of $2,000 in fall 2015 scholarship money during the third annual Student Awareness Day Wednesday at the Robbins Center. Sponsored by the FHSU Foundation, the university’s fundraising arm, the event is intended to […]

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WaKeeney Speedway Races cancelled for tonight »


Due to the recent rain and todays forecast, the races that were to be held tonight at the Wakeeney Speedway have been cancelled. Races are scheduled for next Sunday. See the Wakeeney Speedway Schedule here: http://www.wakeeneyspeedway.com/index.asp?DocumentID=2 See all cancellations and postponements at the Advantage Glass Plus Hayspost Cancellations and Delays page here.

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‘The Hunting Ground’ expose of on-campus rapes coming to FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations Residential Life, Women’s Leadership Project and the Division of Student Affairs, all of Fort Hays State University, and Jana’s Campaign will bring to the university “The Hunting Ground,” an explosive documentary about rape on college campuses. The film will be shown in the Memorial Union’s Black and Gold Room at 7 p.m. […]

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Cancer Council of Ellis County receives Midwest Energy grant »

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The Cancer Council of Ellis County announce last week it has received a $1,000 grant from the Midwest Energy Community Fund. The funds will be used to purchase an “Event Kit” that the organization has been in need of for some time. Items in the kit will include a dome tent with sidewalls, stakes and […]

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Cloudy and cooler Sunday, chance of rain »


Clouds and areas of drizzle will continue through the day. Showers and thunderstorms are possible by late day and tonight far west and south. High temperatures today will be in the 50s with an overnight low in the upper 30s. Gradually warming temperatures are ahead in upcoming week. Temperature-wise, nearly every day should rise a […]

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Storm pictures from Friday night »

Hailstone in northeast Ellis County

By BECKY KISER Hays Post Pictures supplied by Ellis County Emergency Manager Bill Ring of storms Friday night, April 24, in northeast Ellis County, where there were reports of a tornado, hail and an inch of rain; in Lucas, where hail covered the streets; and in Scott City, where three tornadoes were reported. The Russell […]

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Hays students among FHSU graphic design award winners »

FHSU graphic design student winners (Photo courtesy FHSU)

FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University graphic design students have been busy this semester, both on campus and on the road. Students under the direction of Karrie Simpson Voth, professor of art and design, completed a successful month by earning scholarships from the prestigious Leo Burnett Company out of Chicago. Representatives from Leo Burnett […]

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Less than half-inch of rain in Hays Friday night »

Hays received .40 of rain Friday night.

By BECKY KISER Hays Post Although there were some thunderclaps heard in Hays during Friday night’s storm, more rain fell in eastern Ellis County–amounts of up to one inch. Rural residents also reported a tornado in the northeast portion of the county. The official rainfall total for Hays was 0.40 as recorded at the K-State […]

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Hays Rec games to be held as scheduled Saturday »


Hays Recreation Commission All soccer and flag football games will be held as scheduled today. The Adult preseason softball tournament will tentatively start at 2 p.m. today.

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HFD to train next week for large building fires »

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Hays Fire Department Members of the City of Hays Fire Department will be conducting training on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 27, 28 and 29, on the work needed to attack a large fire in a building. This training will be conducted from 9 a.m to 11:30 a.m. each day in Aubel-Bickle Park in the […]

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Tornadoes, large hail, beneficial rain from Friday storms »

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RUSSELL –Tornadoes, large hail, and high winds rolled across the state on Friday night. Law enforcement and the National Weather Service reported multiple tornadoes touched down in rural areas of Scott County. Residents in northeast Ellis County reported a tornado. Greeley County residents in southwest Kansas needed a snowplow to clear Kansas Highway 27  that […]

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House 2 Home – Season 1, Episode 12 »

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(Season 1 Episode 12) Jeff Richecky of JDR Painting in Hays, Kansas stops by to offer Kris and Andrea tips on how to get a house ready to paint.

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