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Candidates Boldra and Leiker disagree on ending state income tax »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The two candidates for the 111th District in the Kansas House, which includes Hays, Victoria and Munjor, along with a few townships, both plan to “knock on more doors this weekend.” Incumbent Republican Sue Boldra, 65, is seeking her second term to the Kansas House. Democratic challenger James Leiker, 31, […]

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HPD activity log, Oct. 30 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 14 traffic stops and received five animal calls on Thursday, Oct. 30, according to the HPD activity log. Drug offenses, 1000 block East 29th, 3:04 a.m. Driving under the influence, 100 block West 12th, 1:45 a.m. Domestic disturbance, 500 block West 35th, 3:30 a.m. Welfare check, 1500 block Canterbury, 7:01 […]

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Goodman Energy Center team recognized for superior performance »


Midwest Energy Wind turbines have become a dominant feature on the Kansas landscape, with many utilities, including Midwest Energy, taking advantage of wind energy.  But when the turbines aren’t turning, it’s up to natural gas generation plants, like the Goodman Energy Center at Hays, to fire up at a moment’s notice to ensure a seamless […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Oct. 30 »


Criminal transport, Stockton, 10:02 a.m. Criminal transport, Rooks County, 1:16 p.m. Suicidal subject, 100 block Village Road, 2:54 p.m. Fire, 1600 block West 27th, 3:29 p.m. Registered sex offenders, Hays, 3:53 p.m. Registered sex offender, Hays, 7:24 p.m.

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FHSU groups partner for van rides to the polls, watch party »


FHSU University Relations Every hour on the hour between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Election Day on Tuesday, a van will leave Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union and head for the polls. Students, faculty and staff can hitch a free ride provided by the Student Government Association. After the voting, the American Democracy […]

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Ellis USD 388 patrons set to vote on $8.9M school bond issue »


By BECKY KISER Hays Post Tuesday’s ballot for patrons of Ellis USD 308 includes an $8.9 million bond issue to finance school improvements. A $10 million bond issue proposal last year was voted down by the school district patrons, which includes residents in western Ellis and eastern Trego counties. Although “nobody wants to pay more […]

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Hughes named administrator at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital »

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Submitted John Hughes has been named as the new Administrator for Pawnee Valley Community Hospital. Hughes will begin his duties as hospital administrator on January 5, 2015. Originally from North Carolina, Hughes is currently serving as the Hospital Administrator at Ellinwood District Hospital, Ellinwood, Kansas. He has nineteen years experience in healthcare and his management […]

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Chilly Halloween Friday »

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A freeze warning is in effect Saturday morning. A warming trend is then expected over the remainder of the weekend. Today Sunny, with a high near 46. North northeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Tonight Widespread frost after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 27. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph. Saturday […]

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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for Week 9(Thursday) »


Area Scores District Records in Parenthesis 3A District 14 Norton (3-0) 42, Hays-TMP-Marian (0-3) 6 Beloit (2-1) 58, Russell (1-2) 20 District Champion-Norton (Will Play District 13 Runner Up in 1st Round) Runner Up-Beloit (Will Play District 13 Winner in 1st Round) 2-1A District 6 Phillipsburg (4-0) 50, Smith Center (2-2) 7 Ell-Saline (3-1) 52, Republic […]

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Alley cleanup at half-way mark »


HAYS PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT Alley Cleanup Day 4 is now complete, and crews are at or near 50% completion. The map available on the City’s website shows the progress thus far. Crews will only make one pass through the City and will not return to an area to pick up additional items. As in years past, […]

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New dean named at NCK Tech’s Hays campus »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post A new dean has been named of the Hays campus of North Central Kansas Technical College. Sandy Gottschalk has been serving as the interim dean since May, following the resignation of Don Benjamin. The announcement was made Monday evening after a meeting of the NCK Tech board in Hays. Gottschalk, […]

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FHSU’s Mason named president at North Dakota university »

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An administrator from a university in Kansas is the new president at Valley City State University. The North Dakota Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Tisa Mason to take over the job. She has spent the last six years as vice president of student affairs at Fort Hays State University […]

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‘Water Wise Tigers’ launch water conservation campaign »


Water Wise Tigers, a FHSU Leadership 310 project, will host events at Fort Hays State University to raise awareness about water conservation and bring about a change in water usage at FHSU and in the city of Hays. The group is asking Fort Hays State students, faculty and staff, as well as community members, to […]

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