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Dole will wrap up homecoming tour with one more swing »

Senator Dole in Salina earlier this month

Russell native and longtime U.S. Sen. Bob Dole plans to visit the following locations during the 10th and final trip back to his home state of Kansas this year. All visits are open to the public. On Tuesday, Dole will be in Mount City, followed by Wednesday stops in Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Columbus and Oswego. […]

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Three hospitalized in NW Kan. after van rolls avoiding combine »


SMITH CENTER — Three people were injured in an accident just after 4 p.m. Thursday in Smith County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country van driven by Larry J. Lambert, 60, Smith Center, was southbound on U.S. 281 six miles north of U.S. 36. The van swerved into the west […]

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‘Best Seat in the House’ winner announced for Saturday’s Tiger game »


Hays Post Nicole Linenberger will be sitting in the Best Seat in the House for Fort Hays State University’s football game on Saturday. Kickoff for the game against Northwest Missouri State is at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on Tiger Radio-Mix 103 and streamed live on HaysPost.com. Linenberger will receive tickets to […]

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Despite objections, developers say mall CID a ‘win, win, win’ proposition »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post The Hays City Commission held the official public hearing for the proposed Community Improvement District at the Hays Mall during its Thursday regular meeting, with Mayor Henry Schwaller absent due to prior obligations. Through the CID, DP Management is proposing a 1 percent sales tax increase on sales generated at […]

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HPD activity log, Oct. 24 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 21 traffic stops and received 11 animal calls on Thursday, Oct. 23, according to the HPD activity log. Animal call, 200 block West 10th, 1:18 a.m. Animal at large, 400 block East 19th, 8:03 a.m. Motor vehicle accident, 27th and Hall, 8:42 a.m. Lost animals, 200 block West 26th, 10:41 […]

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Northwest Kansas officers among newest police academy graduates »

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YODER – Lenexa Police Department Chief Tom Hongslo congratulated 55 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center on Sept. 12. The new officers were members of the 230th basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson, the center […]

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Sunny, warm Friday »

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Warm into the Weekend, then turning cooler with a only a slight chance for a shower or sprinkles Monday Night. Today Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Tonight Clear, with a low around 50. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after […]

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Local conservative will have book signing at library »

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Roger Ewing, author of “Bombing America: The Deception of the American People,” will have a book signing at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Hays Public Library. The book covers not only the history of the U.S. but the present environment and the future. It offers a unique view of when politics and religion collide […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Oct. 21 to 23 »


Oct. 21 Motor vehicle accident, Victoria, 7:20 a.m. Cattle out, 800 block 320th Avenue, 7:39 a.m. Drug offenses, Ellis County, 5:46 p.m. Drug offenses, Ellis County, 11:28 p.m. Search warrant, 200 block West Fifth, 11:29 p.m. Search warrant, 1100 block East 17th, 11:40 p.m. Oct. 22 Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 6:52 a.m. Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 9:20 […]

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Author of ‘The Ogallala Aquifer’ to address water vision at FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations Author Julene Bair, who has been traveling Kansas commenting on the state’s proposed 50-year water vision, will speak about her new novel, “The Ogallala Road,” at noon Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library. She will discuss the state’s Water Vision Plan and explain how the state, with the […]

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Annual alley cleanup stops limited to approximately 20 minutes (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post There aren’t many things you can’t get rid of during the annual Hays Alley Cleanup, according to Solid Waste Supervisor Marvin Honas. No household hazardous waste — you can discard that for free at the Ellis County landfill. No medical waste will be picked up, nor tires or batteries. “We don’t have […]

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Hays man accused of solicitation, indecent liberties makes first appearance »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post A Hays man accused of electronic solicitation of a minor and indecent liberties with a child made his first appearance at the Ellis County Courthouse on Thursday morning. According to a criminal complaint filed Monday, Marcus West, 20, allegedly solicited a 14-year-old via text messaging on or around Oct. 6. […]

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Have a good story? Enter the Kansas Factual Story Contest »


TOPEKA — People who love Kansas are invited to enter the annual Kansas Factual Story Contest, sponsored by the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas. This contest encourages Kansans to preserve the factual,unpublished happenings and anecdotes in their lives from today and yesterday. The contest is open to everyone. Stories must be true and unpublished, […]

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