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USD 489 board work session added for Thursday »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The USD 489 Board of Education will meet on different day than usual for next week’s work session. The meeting, scheduled for Thursday, was added to meet annual budget publication and hearing deadlines, according to Elizabeth Jaeger, USD 489 coordinator of public information. The meeting will include a FY 2015 […]

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Sunny, mild Monday »

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Moderate to heavy rain producing thunderstorms are increasingly likely Tuesday through Wednesday. Extensive precipitation and cloudiness will result in below normal high temperatures. Today Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, July 25 to 27 »


July 25 Motor vehicle accident/deer, 500 block Antonino, 5:15 a.m. Juvenile complaint, 100 block Burgandy, 7:26 a.m. Criminal transport, Larned, 8:47 a.m. Criminal transport, Concordia, 11:20 a.m. Unwanted person, 2100 block East Eighth, 7:14 p.m. Canine deployment, Ellis County, 8:59 p.m. July 26 Criminal transport, Larned, 2:31 a.m. Criminal transport, Trego County, 12:25 p.m. Transport, […]

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Hays Area Planning Commission to meet Monday »

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The Hays Area Planning Commission will meet in regular session Monday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Hays City Hall. The agenda is available on the city of Hays website.  

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Gubernatorial candidate will be in Hays on Sunday »

Kansas House Minority Leader Paul Davis

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis will be in Hays on Sunday. He plans to hold a community gathering at the VFW, 2106 Vine, at 6 p.m. Davis plans to take on the incumbent, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback in November’s general election. Brownback faces a primary challenge from Wichita Republican Jennifer Winn in the Aug. 5 […]

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Ellis man finds Eagle Golden Egg »


Congratulations to David Amrein of Ellis for finding the Ellis Jr. Free Fair Eagle Golden Egg. Amrein will receive $125. The egg was hidden at the base of a tree along the walking trail in the Ellis City Park south of the swimming pool. See more at http://eaglecom.net/goldenegg/index.html#sthash.RO7R92LU.dpuf

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Salina combine will offer preseason testing for football players »

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SALINA — Sharp Performance and Kansas Pregame Football Magazine are joining forces to provide the first preseason testing combine for middle and high school athletes Aug. 9, starting at 8 a.m. The event, hosted at Sharp Performance Headquarters in Salina, will provide participants verified third party testing results in the 40 yard dash, pro agility […]

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Russell Blood Drive to help in emergency blood shortage »

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RUSSELL–The Russell Community Blood Drive will be held Thursday, July 31, from noon to 6 p.m. at Fossil Creek Inn and Suites. Walk-ins are welcome or donors may can 1-800-RED-CROSS to make an appointment. The drive goal is 50 pints of blood for the American Red Cross. According to Donor Recruitment Representative Catherine Younger, Hays , […]

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Great Bend man to serve on State Library Board »

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A Great Bend man has been appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback to serve on the State Library of Kansas Board. Harry Willems will serve a four year term. Willems received his MLS from Emporia State University. He currently serves as the Director of Park City Public Library and the Assistant Director and Consultant for the […]

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Hays Post News for 7-25-14 »

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Although no measles reported at HaysMed, caution urged »


Hays Medical Center With the recent outbreak of measles in Kansas, HaysMed Infection Prevention is offering information to the public. While there have been no reported cases of measles at HaysMed it is important to be aware of the situation. First and foremost, if you think you or a family member was exposed to the […]

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City commission and staff continue budget talks; schedule hearing »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post City manager Toby Dougherty presented the Hays City Commission with suggested changes to the 2015 budget during Thursday night discussions about scheduling of the budget public hearing. City staff is recommending commissioners fund the” quality of life” agencies  Hays Arts Council, Ellis County Historical Society, Wild West Festival, and Sister […]

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Schuckman to retire as CVB Tourism Sales Manager »


By BECKY KISER Hays Post Ruben Schuckman, Tourism Sales Manager for the Hays Convention and Visitors Bureau, is retiring from his city position at the end of the month. Schuckman has worked in the job for 15 years. During Thursday’s Hays City Commission meeting, Assistant City Manager Paul Briseno reviewed the success of recent tourism […]

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