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Chance of thunderstorms Saturday »


Thunderstorms are likely this afternoon, ahead of a dryline, and an upper low. Large hail from quarter to larger than golf ball size, and damaging winds, are the primary threats into the evening. High temperatures this afternoon will reach the mid 70s. Lows tonight are expected to be near 50 degrees. Chances for showers will […]

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Kansas Association of Broadcasters Gold for FHSU digital media team »

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FHSU University Relations The digital media team at Fort Hays State University recently won six first-place broadcast awards and two second-place awards at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) competition. “The team has won more first-place awards this year than the last 15 years FHSU has participated in the KAB awards,” said Toby Yoshimura, associate […]

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Students present research at Society of Microbiology conference »

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FHSU University Relations Four Fort Hays State University students recently attended the 2015 joint meeting of the Missouri Valley and Missouri Branches of the American Society for Microbiology held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Whitney Mulder, Logan junior majoring in nursing, Jennafer Ball, Hays junior majoring in general science, Oaklee Abernathy, Inman junior majoring in […]

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FHSU to celebrate Earth Day with bees, yoga and a Victor E. Garden »

Victor E. Garden  is in the pit area by the FHSU Robbins Center.  Raised garden beds are in the northwest corner.

FHSU University Relations A full day of informative and entertaining presentations and activities to celebrate Earth Day — Wednesday, April 22 — at Fort Hays State University will culminate with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Victor E. Garden’s new location in the pit area east of the Robbins Center. FHSU President Mirta M. Martin will […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, April 16 »


April 15 Motor Vehicle Accident-Personal Injury, Ellis, 6:25 p.m. April 16 Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 4:00 a.m. K9 – Deployment / Narcotics, milepost 157 Interstate 70, 11:54 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 12:45 p.m. Dead Animal Call, 1000 block Catherine Road, 6:59 p.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 7:43 p.m.

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Youth baseball team will have home run contest Saturday »

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The 11 and Under Hays Cardinals will host their first Home Run Derby at Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex on Saturday in conjunction with the Hays Baseball Association youth baseball tournament. Eagle Communications is sponsoring the event, which will run from 10 a.m. until approximately 7:30 p.m. Participants in several age brackets can hit 10 balls for […]

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Drug Takeback Day yields 208 pounds of unwanted medicine »

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Ellis County Sheriff’s Office According to Det. Chuck White of the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, local law enforcement collected 208 pounds of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines at Friday’s Drug Takeback event. “We’d like to thank Fort Hays State University and the Good Samaritan Society for their participation with the event, and to those citizens […]

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United Way of Ellis County seeks new executive director »


Submitted The search for a new executive director of the United Way of Ellis County is underway. On Friday, Josh Dreher, president of the United Way of Ellis County, accepted the resignation of Jason Rauch as the executive director, effective immediately. “We appreciate all of the hard work that Jason put into the United Way […]

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Ellis Co. prosecutor: Charges forthcoming after FHSU drug arrests »


By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Charges are expected to be filed next week in the case of seven Fort Hays State University students arrested Wednesday for their alleged connection to the distribution of illegal drugs and prescription pills. Ellis County Attorney Tom Drees said six of the seven have had their bond hearings and were […]

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New location for Drug Takeback Day »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post For the first time, a Fort Hays State University drop-off location for unwanted drugs is part of the Ellis County Drug Enforcement Unit annual Drug Takeback Day. The Ellis County Law Enforcement Center, 105 W. 12th, has long been a drop-off site, but the building is undergoing renovation and closed […]

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‘Figaro’ to close FHSU’s theater season »

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FHSU University Relations Wrapping up its 2014-15 theatre season, the Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University will perform Charles Morey’s “Figaro” from Thursday to Sunday, April 23 to April 26, in the Felten-Start Theatre in Malloy Hall. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a Sunday matinee at […]

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Martin: ‘Students arrested in drug bust do not represent the values of the FHSU family’ »

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FHSU University Relations Seven Fort Hays State University students were arrested on Wednesday following an investigation by the Ellis County Drug Enforcement Unit, Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, Hays Police Department and University Police Department. “We do not condone these activities by a few of our students, and their activities do not define who we are,” […]

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