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Slightly cooler, windy Sunday »


A cold front will move through the area this morning, followed by strong 25 mph winds with gusts as high as 40 mph. Highs will top out in the upper 60s. Additionally…fire weather will be elevated due to the wind and low relative humidity. Monday and Tuesday will be mostly sunny and warmer with Tuesday […]

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Cedar Bluff State Park open house is April 25 »

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Area residents are encouraged to “plant” your mark at Cedar Bluff State Park during the annual open house Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A new flower bed is being dug in the grassy area between the office parking lot and the road. Attendees are asked to bring their favorite flowering plant — […]

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House 2 Home – Season 1, Episode 8 »

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(Season 1 Episode 8) This week, Andrea and Kris explain the benefits of siding and the different types available. Dustin Frank of Western Stone in Hays is this week’s guest.

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HPD arrest log, March 23 to 25 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Tanner Alan Kaniper, 21, Hays, was arrested at 1:54 a.m. March 25 in the 2700 block of Ash on suspicion of drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kevin James Corson, 18, Hays, was arrested at 4:36 p.m. March 25 in the […]

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Plan now for Full Circle Aging Expo »

Linda Beech

Although Ron Willis has met many people in his travels throughout the United States, he recalls a number of individuals from his childhood who taught him early on about being a person with integrity and compassion. One of those people included his grandfather, a wise man and retired railroad engineer who completed school through the […]

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The Forum: Dr. Paulo De Andrade & Jason Hickson; TCLMH Health Fair »

ECTV Forum - Dr Paulo De Andrade

Discussion about the 2015 Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital Health Fair.

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Warm, sunny Saturday »


A warm day is in store across the area to start the weekend. Winds are expected to be fairly light at 10 mph or less with a high of around 75. A cold front will move into western Kansas early Sunday morning, which will bring an increase to the wind from the north and slightly […]

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Call for entries to 2015 Kansas Originals photo show »

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Post Rock Opportunities Foundation The Post Rock Opportunities Foundation and Kansas Originals Market & Gallery announce the 2015 Kansas Originals Photo Show. This show will be held at Kansas Originals Market & Gallery near Wilson, Kansas, from Saturday, May 9, 2015 to Sunday, April 13, 2015. The opening reception will be on May 9th and […]

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Community Connection: Patty Nicholas, Forsyth Library archivist »

Community Connection

Mike Cooper visits with Patty Nicholas of the Special Collections Room of Forsythe Library on the campus of Fort Hays State University about the Overland Dispatch and Smoky Hill Trail Association.

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, March 26 »

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March 26 Cattle Out, 1500 block 270th Avenue, 8:26 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 8:29 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 9:23 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 11:41 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 4:27 p.m. Domestic Disturbance, 1500 block West 27th, 9:50 p.m.

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Phillipsburg native takes reins as executive director at Options »


By KARI BLURTON Hays Post From her past work of rescuing pit bulls and working as a shelter house advocate for Hays-based Options Domestic and Sexual Violence Crisis Intervention Services, Mandy Wallgren, the new executive director at Options, said she is ready to take on a new role that  “speaks to my soul.” Wallgren, a […]

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HPD Activity Log March 27 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 10 animal calls and 10 traffic stops Thursday, March 26, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. MV Accident-City Street/Alley–1200 block Vine St, Hays; 6:45 AM Found/Lost Property–800 block Ash St, Hays; 8:03 AM Animal Call–3000 block Barclay Dr, Hays; 10:17 AM Animal At Large–1900 block E 25th St, […]

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‘Hose-draggers’ now eligible for turf conversion rebate »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The city of Hays’ new turf conversion program and rebate is now available to more property owners following a change implemented this week. “If you have city water — irrigate with city water — a manual system is now also eligible. … As City Commissioner Ron Mellick likes to call it, […]

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