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Kansas Farm Bureau celebrates Farm Safety Week »

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Kansas Farm Bureau MANHATTAN – Gov. Sam Brownback has declared September as Farm Safety Month and the week of Sept. 21-27 as Farm Safety and Health Week. “I appreciate Gov. Brownback’s proclamation,” says Holly Higgins, Kansas Farm Bureau’s organization director/safety and agriculture education director. “It’s a great reminder to all of us that farm safety […]

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High School Football Scoreboard – Week 3 »


Area Scores Hays 42, Liberal 28 Smith Center 30, Hays-TMP-Marian 22 Logan-Palco 46, Stockton 34 Maur Hill – Mount Academy 14, Ellis 6 St. John 0, Victoria 46 Norton 35, Oakley 6 Phillipsburg 27, Plainville 0 LaCrosse 33, Minneapolis 29 Central Plains 74, Macksville 0 Osborne 60, Rock Hills 28 Thunder Ridge 46, Pike Valley […]

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Western Kansas man hospitalized after rear-end crash »


ST. FRANCIS, Kan- A Kansas man was injured in an accident before 4 p.m. on Friday in Cheyenne County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Ford F150 driven by Pamela K. Weeter, 36, St. Francis was eastbound on U.S. 36 five miles west of Junction 27 in St. Francis. The vehicle rear-ended a 2011 […]

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Firefighters will train this weekend at NCK Tech Big Creek campus »

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Hays Fire Department Firefighters from the Ellis County Rural Fire Department and the cities of Ellis, Hays and Victoria will be participating in firefighter skills training from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The training will be conducted at the NCK Tech Big Creek campus at 101 Main in Hays. Presented by the […]

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Moran will talk current issues with students at Hays High »


U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, is scheduled to address current issues and American government classes in Hays next week, according to a press release issued Friday. Moran, formerly of Hays, will speak to the students at Hays High School, 2300 E. 13th, from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the HHS Lecture Hall.

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Ellis completes street rehab project »

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ELLIS–Drivers in Ellis are appreciating some improved streets. The 2014 Street Rehabilitation Project was completed Monday, as Public Works Director Alan Scheuerman reported to the Ellis City Council during their Monday night meeting. Schuerman said the project took two-and-a-half days to complete “with tremendous help from Ellis County Public Works.” Schuerman also explained to the […]

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WaKeeney gets serious about property nuisances »

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WAKEENEY–The city of WaKeeney is getting serious about abatement of property nuisances. The problem has been discussed several times by the WaKeeney city council. After considerable discussion once again during the Sept. 2 city council meeting, members voted to move forward with certified letter notices to several property owners within the city. It was a […]

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Fly Kansas Air Tour schedules stop in Scott City »


Starting Monday, the Fly Kansas Air Tour takes to the skies and will visit nine Kansas communities in three days to promote multiple aspects of aviation. The tour is part of the Kansas Aviation Expo, which runs from Sept. 22 to 26 and coincides with Aviation Appreciation Week, as proclaimed by Gov. Sam Brownback. Students […]

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U.S. 36 communities will have Treasure Hunt this weekend »

US 36

A group of communities across the region is offering up treasure for those willing to take a trip. The Phillipsburg-based United States 36 Highway Association, which promotes the highway that runs from Ohio to Colorado, will have the ninth annual U.S. 36 Highway Treasure Hunt later this month. The event is scheduled Sept. 19 to […]

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‘Best Seat in the House’ winner is named for Saturday game »


Hays Post Stacy Area will be sitting in the Best Seats in the House for Fort Hays State University’s football game on Saturday. The Tigers hosts Lindenwood at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on Tiger Radio-Mix 103 and streamed live on HaysPost.com. Area, a student a NCK Tech who works part-time at APAC […]

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City: First full month of SkyWest reliability is about 90% (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The first full month of passenger service by SkyWest, flying as United Express at the Hays Regional Airport, was successful, according to acting airport manager I.D. Creech. Service between Hays and Denver started Aug. 1. Although United has not yet released any official figures, Creech said, “We do know, unofficially, about […]

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Hays commissioners discuss mall tax district at work session »

The Mall

By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s City Commission Meeting, commissioners discussed a proposed community improvement district at the Mall at Hays proposed by DP Management of Omaha, Neb., which manages the facility. If approved, the proposal would implement a 1-percent sales tax hike on sales generated at the mall only, bringing the total sales […]

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2014 upland bird forecast shows population improvements »


Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism PRATT – A copy of the 2014 Kansas Upland Bird Forecast is now available and from the looks of things, upland bird hunters will see improved populations this fall. Although below-average harvests are expected this year, hunters should see more birds and have more opportunities than the 2013 […]

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