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A strong cold front will push through western Kansas by early this afternoon. Extremely strong northerly winds will develop with sustained speeds of 35 to 45 MPH and gusts up to 60 MPH across southwest and portions of central Kansas. A High Wind Warning has been issued for much of southwest Kansas while a wind […]
The city of Hays will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the lobby of Sternberg Museum of Natural History. As Assistant City Manager Paul Briseno explains, the meeting topic is water: The city declared a Water Warning February 27. Last month, commissioners agreed to begin the long regulatory process of developing […]
FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University, a national leader in incorporating technology into its academic environment, has joined with Aruba Networks Inc. to create a wireless network that supports continuing innovation in the classroom and the learning experience. “This new network will support more, so our faculty can do more,” Dr. Edward H. Hammond, […]
SCHOENCHEN — Ellis County Rural Fire responded to a grass fire Monday afternoon just north of Schoenchen. Rural Fire Director Dick Klaus said the fire, started by an electrical line, burned approximately 5 acres near the 1800 block of Norfolk Road in southern Ellis County. Fire crews were called to the scene at approximately 1:30 […]
FHSU University Relations The Women’s Leadership Project at Fort Hays State University will celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of events throughout March. From Monday to Friday, the Memorial Union will showcase “Women’s History is Our History” on the feature wall. “Inventions You Can Thank a Woman For” will be from 11 to 1 […]
The Hays Public Library is offering several programs for all ages this week. Here’s a look at the upcoming events: 4 p.m. Tuesday: Minecraft Party. Join us to play games and create an edible Minecraft world. Open for all children. 6 p.m. Tuesday: Line Dancing Class. Come for the fun and learn some awesome dance […]
MANHATTAN – Six couples have been named Kansas Master Farmers and Master Farm Homemakers for 2013. According to a news release from Kansas State Research and Extension, the couples are identified as leaders in farming and their communities, and they will be honored at a banquet Friday in Manhattan. The Master Farmer and Master Farm […]
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 939 will host a town hall meeting concerning Agent Orange and its long-term effects. The meeting will at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Fort Hays State University in the Stouffer Lounge, second floor. According to a new release, specialists from national VVA headquarters will present new information and study results during […]
Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Nicole LaVelle Dechant, 22, Hays, was arrested at 2:19 a.m. March 5 in the 1000 block of Reservation Road on suspicion of domestic battery.
By BECKY KISER Hays Post Friday’s long-awaited ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court about school finance was a popular topic Saturday during a series of town hall meetings by local legislators. 40th District Sen. Ralph Ostmeyer, R-Grinnell, and 110th District Rep. Travis Couture-Lovelady, R-Palco, were in Ellis on Saturday afternoon after first making stops in […]
The Hays Police Department conducted 21 traffic stops Friday, 38 traffic stops Saturday, and 21 traffic stops Sunday, according to the HPD activity log. The HPD also received 14 animal calls in the three-day period. March 7 Motor vehicle accident/private property/hit and run, 2500 block Sherman, 7:30 a.m. Traffic/driving complaint, 2700 block Ash, 4:20 p.m. […]
On the latest edition of The Forum, Gary Shorman of Eagle Communications speaks with Charlotte Linsner and Kathy Wallert of OPTIONS Domestic and Sexual Violence Services, which serves throughout northwest Kansas. Click HERE for the complete interview.
FHSU University Relations The Fort Hays State University Alumni Association has welcomed a new student intern for the 2014 spring semester. Jade Singleton-Reich, a Denver sophomore, is the new governmental relations student liaison. Singleton-Reich, a 2012 graduate of East High School, is a nursing major with a minor in Spanish. She is a VIP Ambassador, […]