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Community Connection: Linda Mills, First Call for Help »

Community Connection

What is the First Call for help and who do they help? Eagle’s Mike Cooper visits with First Call for Help Executive Director Linda Mills and also finds out how you can help.

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Wastewater plant reconstruction will use new contract process »


By BECKY KISER Hays Post The city of Hays wants to use a new process called “Design Build Owner’s Representative” for reconstruction of the wastewater treatment plant, 1498 E. Highway 40 Bypass. The current facility was built in 1953. According to Assistant Hays City Manager Paul Briseno, the proposed change in process is “entirely different […]

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Ellis County Commission holds final meeting at courthouse »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Commission held its final regular meeting of 2015 Monday night, in what is expected to be the final county commission meeting at the courthouse. With construction nearing an end at the new Administrative Center at 718 Main, the commission will begin holding its meetings in the new […]

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Future tech decisions make school board question copy center purchase »


By KARI BLURTON Hays Post With Hays USD 489 preparing to make decisions regarding technology at the end of the school year in May, the Board of Education failed Monday to advance a proposal to lease a new copy machine at the district’s copy center. The vote was split in half as board members Greg […]

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Klaus retiring post as Ellis County Rural Fire director »

Ellis County Rural Fire Director Dick Klaus

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post After more than 35 years with the Ellis County Rural Fire Department — 22 years as director — Dick Klaus will retire this summer. Klaus began working at the rural fire department in 1978 and, at Monday night’s Ellis County Commission meeting, said he plans to retire in June. The […]

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Cathedral Concert will be rebroadcast tonight on 14-KAYS »

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The annual Cathedral Concert, which was Dec. 7 from the Basilica of St Fidelis in Victoria, will be rebroadcast in its entirety at 7 p.m. Wednesday on KAYS-1400 AM. The Eagle Radio presentation is brought to listeners commercial-free thanks to Gorham State Bank in Victoria and Gorham. Tune in tonight to hear the annual event, […]

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Moran: Securing the future of aerospace in Kansas »


By U.S. Sen. JERRY MORAN Safeguarding our nation means both a strong national defense and a strong economy. The aerospace industry is where these two priorities combine. In today’s global economy, aerospace provides vital opportunities for America at home and abroad, and Kansas is fortunate to be at the crossroads of the aerospace industry. In […]

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‘House2Home’ will premiere next year on Eagle Community TV »

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Eagle Community Television next year will premiere “House2Home,” a new home improvement show starring local builder Kris Munsch. Eagle’s Andrea Clinkscales will co-host “House2Home,” which will feature topics ranging from interior and exterior improvements to life lessons. The show also will welcome a number of local experts who will help turn houses into homes. The […]

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Partly cloudy, chance of rain, snow »

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A weak weather system will bring a wintry mix tonight. Today A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tonight Snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 29. East wind 7 to […]

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December’s Best of the Best recognized by Hays USD 489 »

Best of the Best

By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Lincoln Elementary fourth grader Riley Kershner and  O’Loughlin Elementary special education teacher Nancy Lundy received December’s Best of the Best Award at Monday’s Hays USD 489 Board of Education meeting. Lincoln Elementary Principal Elaine Rohleder nominated Kershner for her ability to “brighten” everyone’s day and to “always be ready to […]

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Hays Post News for 12/16/14 »

Hays Post News

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Gov. appoints new commissioner for northwest Kansas county »

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TOPEKA–Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of retired United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Rodney E. Radcliffe as the Cheyenne County Commissioner for the 2nd District. Radcliffe will complete the term of retiring commissioner Dale Patton. “Rodney’s decorated military career combined with government experience in fiscal management makes him an excellent choice […]

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Grant supports program for healthy cooking options in rural Kansas »

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First Care Clinic in Hays has been awarded nearly $3,700 through the Kansas Health Foundation’s Recognition Grants program. The announcement was made Tuesday in a news release. The funding will help support  the clinic’s program “Healthy Cooking Options in Rural Kansas–What To Do When Resources are Limited.” “We have established the trust of our patients attending the […]

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