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Youngsters invited to Russell youth hunt next month »

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RUSSELL — Russell County Economic Development and Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a youth hunt next month for children age 11 to 16. The event will be 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 1. Youth will be required to have an adult accompany them. Youth will have the opportunity to hunt and view demonstrations […]

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Voters must register by Oct. 14 for November general election »


Eligible voters have until Oct. 14 to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election. Advanced voting in Ellis County is scheduled to begin Oct. 15 through noon Nov. 3. There are 18 voter registration outposts throughout the county. To find out more or for more information on registering to vote click HERE or […]

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Developmental screenings for Ellis, Rush county youngsters available »

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If you want to check your child development, call for a free screening. Children birth to three years from Ellis and Rush Counties will be screened on Friday, Oct. 3. Speech, language, vision, height, weight, hearing, thinking, self-help, behavior and motor development will be checked. Call the Hays Area Children’s Center to make an appointment […]

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Black Madonna will make stop at FHSU’s Comeau Catholic Center »

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Submitted For centuries, veneration of the historic icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa has been credited with numerous miracles and favors, both spiritual and physical.  A beautiful replica of this icon has been blessed and consecrated at the monastery of Jasna Gora in Poland, where the original is kept, and entrusted to the pro-life missionaries […]

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Partly cloudy, warm Wednesday »

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Scattered thunderstorms will be possible across west central and central Kansas this evening spreading across the remainder of the forecast area overnight. Precipitation chances end by noon tomorrow with clear skies expected through the weekend. Today Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest […]

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Hays Post News for 9/30/14 »

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The Forum: A look at the upcoming Relay for Life »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Mike Koerner talks with Lonny Claycamp, co-chairman of the annual Relay for Life. For more about the upcoming event, click HERE.

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USD 489 board members looking for ‘Best of the Best’ »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The first round of nomination forms for USD 489′s Best of the Best Awards were emailed to district staff, students and parents this week. At Monday’s work session, board President James Leiker said the awards  are intended to recognize the accomplishments of one student and one staff member each month […]

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HFD stresses importance of smoke detectors for Fire Prevention Week »


By BECKY KISER Hays Post Having a working smoke detector in your home reduces the likelihood of dying in a house fire by half. That’s a statistic the new Hays Fire Department Deputy Chief Ryan Hagans wants the public to know and think about during National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5 to 11. “The best […]

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‘Home on the Range’ cabin rededication set in Smith County »


ATHOL (AP) — After three years of mostly fundraising and labor, the cabin in northern Kansas where the lyrics for “Home on the Range” were written will be officially rededicated this weekend. The cabin in Smith County was the home of Brewster Higley in the 1870s. While living there, he wrote a poem called “My […]

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HaysMed screening questions the first step in getting abuse victims help »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Don’t be surprised when you next visit a Hays Medical Center clinic and a health care professional asks you: “Has anyone hurt you? Hit you? Threatened you? Are you in a safe environment?” Carol Groen, HaysMed nurse and manager of accreditation, certifications and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners program, said […]

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AARP hosts Western Summit, financial security workshop in Hays »

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AARP Kansas AARP Kansas is hosting two events Thursday in Hays to help Kansans 50 and older better prepare for a secure financial future and learn how to protect their hard-earned financial assets. “AARP is working to ensure those who are 50 and older have the financial security they need to take charge of their […]

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Hays High School’s Brady Werth verbally commits to FHSU »


Another big commitment for head coach Mark Johnson and the Fort Hays State men’s basketball team has been announced. Hays High senior Brady Werth announced on Twitter Monday night that he’s going to be a Tiger next season. Werth averaged 15.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last season and is the two-time Western Athletic […]

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