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Sunny, breezy Tuesday »

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Today Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a […]

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Construction will close portion of alley Tuesday »

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Beginning Tuesday, the alley east of Oak Street between East 28th and Circle Drive and between East 29th and Circle Drive will be closed to traffic. Brackney Construction will be pouring concrete for a Midwest Energy project. Repairs are expected to be completed by the end of the day Thursday. For more information, contact the […]

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Chicago firm announces 2014 scholarship winners at FHSU »


FHSU University Relations Eleven graphic design students from Fort Hays State University have won scholarships and three received honorable mentions from the Leo Burnett Company of Chicago. Kerri Soukup, an executive vice president and senior creative director, who is also an FHSU alum, and Timmy Parker, a junior art director who is finishing his degree […]

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Hays Post News for 4-21-14 »

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Hays firefighters called to Monday evening garage fire (UPDATE) »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Crews from the Hays Fire Department were called to 409 W. 13th to extinguish of garage fire Monday evening, forcing several blocks of area streets to be blocked. According to Fire Chief Gary Brown, crews were called to the scene at 7:55 p.m. Monday evening to a fire at a […]

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Rankin appointed to fill vacant USD 489 board seat »

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  Sarah Rankin was appointed to the Hays USD 489 Board of Education at Monday’s meeting. She was among seven applicants for the position vacated by Darren Schumacher. The other candidates announced were Jerald Braun, Mandy Fox, Patrick Scott, Kris Munsch, Paul Adams and Luke Oborny. Rankin, a University of Kansas graduate with degrees in […]

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Hays Fire Department crews will train at airport Tuesday »

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From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, members of the Hays Fire Department will be training at Hays Regional Airport. Crews will be practicing procedures to control aircraft fires as part of annual refresher training required by the Federal Aviation Administration. Using a mobile aircraft firefighting trainer from the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue […]

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Brownback at Sternberg on Wednesday for ceremonial signing »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post Gov. Sam Brownback is scheduled to be in Hays Wednesday afternoon for a ceremonial signing of the new law designating two state fossils. The event is planned for 3:15 p.m. in the lobby of the Sternberg Museum of Natural History, according to museum director Reese Barrick. The governor’s plane is […]

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Russell council agrees on letter of support for R9 Ranch project »


By KARI BLURTON Hays Post RUSSELL — The Russell City Council unanimously approved a motion to sign of letter of intent with the city of Hays to development the R9 Ranch as long-term water source, according to Mayor Curt Meder. The action was taken in a special meeting Friday afternoon. “If Hays wants to take […]

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SkyWest flights set to begin Aug. 1 from Hays Regional Airport »

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The first United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, from Hays to Denver are scheduled to take off beginning Aug. 1, the airline announced in a news release Monday. “Having access to reliable, local air service is critical for the economic development of communities and we look forward to the start of these new United […]

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‘Smart Snacks’ program on agenda for Monday’s school board meeting »


While the Hays USD 489 Board of Education will take on weightier matters in the form of budget cuts and the appointment of a new member, regular business will continue at tonight’s meeting, as well. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Rockwell Administration Center. Jessica Calhoun, nutrition services director for […]

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HPD arrest log, April 14 to 16 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Roger Lyle Gray, 69, Hays, was arrested at 8:55 a.m. April 14 in the 2300 block of East Seventh on suspicion of failure to report an accident.

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New Ellis City Council members to be sworn in tonight »

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ELLIS — The newly elected Ellis City Council members will be sworn in at tonight’s meeting. Three positions were filled following the April 1 election. The meeting is scheduled to begin with a work session at 7 p.m. The regular session begins at 7:30 p.m. Incumbent John A. Walz and former mayor David McDaniel were […]

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