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Fort Hays State cracks list of Top 50 online schools in America »

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Fort Hays State University’s online education program continues to earn national accolades. FHSU’s Virtual College recently was named to a list by The Best Schools of the Top 50 online programs in the nation for 2015-16. FHSU placed 29th. Last fall, the online ranker named FHSU the best online school in Kansas. Click HERE for […]

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Former Kan. budget director: State finances ‘badly out of balance’ »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post “The state of Kansas is in some deep financial trouble and is now experiencing a budget that is badly out of balance.” That’s the message from Duane Goossen, former Kansas Secretary of Administration and former Director of the Kansas Division of the Budget, now the Senior Fellow at the Kansas […]

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Ellis County unemployment rate falls slightly in April »

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Ellis County’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in April, according to statistics released by the Kansas Department of Labor. The jobless rate fell slightly, from 3.1 percent in March. The state’s April seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, up from 4.2 percent in March and down from 4.5 percent in April 2014. “The number […]

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Specially priced Country Stampede tickets available at Eagle »

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MANHATTAN – The Country Stampede in Manhattan will be on June 25th through June 28th. Eagle Radio of Hays has four-day general admission tickets for sale.  They retail for $160 each — we’ll sell them for $92.20 each. Call Scarlett at (785) 625-2578 for information or to purchase tickets.  First come, first served. Drop by […]

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Ellis County wheat plot tour is June 2 »


K-State Research and Extension The annual Ellis County Wheat Plot Field Day will be held on Tuesday, June 2, beginning at 6 p.m. Extension specialists in agronomy and plant pathology will be on hand to discuss wheat varieties, diseases and various production topics including a sensor-based nitrogen fertilizer plot, and to answer any questions. Following the […]

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Free Park Crawl workout offered at Center For Health Improvement »

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Hays Medical Center The Center for Health Improvement is offering a free Park Crawl workout for exercise enthusiasts from 8:15 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Participants will travel to four parks in the Hays area with different exercises featured at each location. The day starts at the Center for Health Improvement, 2500 Canterbury, with a warm […]

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Hays couple running to raise money for Down syndrome »


By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post A Hays couple is using their love of running to raise awareness about a condition they know all too well. In October 2012, Leyda and Chad Simon’s daughter, Ashlynn, was born with Down syndrome and a congenital heart defect. In March 2013, Ashlynn, then five months old, underwent open heart […]

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Block party will celebrate Hays bike system »

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The city of Hays will celebrate the Bike Hays system with a Ground Painting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. June 4 at the intersection of 11th and Main streets. A block party will be held at 11th and Main with music, vendors and fun. Limited Bike Hays backpacks, brochures and other items will be available free. […]

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Schlageck: Tell the livestock story »

John Schlageck writes for the Kansas Farm Bureau.

Today’s livestock producers work in a noble profession. Unfortunately, not everyone believes this so people who care for animals must understand how consumers think and feel. Get inside their heads, if you will. Consumers hold farmers responsible for the humane treatment of farm animals. In recent consumer surveys, people rated animal well being higher than […]

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There’s just something about a toad that “conjures” up visions of a witch in a huge black hat with a big hairy wart on her nose stirring a bubbling pot full of potion and mumbling spells as she stirs. Toads just look creepy, and then of course there is that propensity they possess to pee […]

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Sunny, warm Tuesday »

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    Thunderstorm chances continue through the week. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. […]

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HPD arrest log, May 18 to 20 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Jeremy Joseph Tryon, 33, Hays, was arrested at 9:19 p.m. May 18 in the 300 block of East 13th on suspicion of theft. Lori Ann Huls, 48, Hays, was arrested at 9:21 p.m. May 18 in the 600 block of Oak on […]

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Recent obituaries »


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