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Proposed cuts, fee increases lead to big crowd at USD 489 work session »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post More than 100 community members attended Monday’s USD 489′s Board of Education work session as staff and school board members discussed possible cuts and fee increases to make up for a $1.3 million shortfall the district is facing for the 2014-15 school year. “Obviously, there are a lot of people […]

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Full Circle Aging Expo scheduled for April 25 »

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Being realistic about your health at any age is the focus of the 2014 Full Circle on Aging, scheduled for April 25 at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hays. The event, sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, Fort Hays State University and the Northwest Area Agency on Aging, brings together aging experts to help caregivers and individuals […]

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USD 489 school board calls election to raise LOB »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Hays USD 489′s school board members on Monday approved a resolution to adopt  a 1 percent increase in the local option budget . The special meeting was called in order to meet a June 30 deadline that Superintendent Dean Katt said has “school districts scrambling” across the state to pass […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, April 10 to 13 »


April 10 Criminal transport, Ellis/Rooks county line, 5:19 p.m. April 11 Criminal transport, Hill City, 9:46 a.m. Criminal transport, Stockton, 1:31 p.m. Sex offense, Ellis County, 2:42 p.m. Drug offenses, Hays, 5:02 p.m. Suspicious vehicle, 200th Avenue and Golf Course Road, 9:51 p.m. April 12 Motor vehicle accident/hit and run, 260th Avenue and Fairground Road, […]

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Sunny, breezy Tuesday »

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Today will be a tranquil day with mostly clear skies and dry conditions. Clouds increase in coverage tomorrow with a chance of precipitation Wednesday night into Thursday. This precipitation will start out as rain then change over to snow across most of southwest Kansas. Another nice day is predicted on Friday before the next storm […]

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Mock interview event April 23 for job seekers »


Job seekers are encouraged to attend the Job Interview Coaching event at The Mall from 2 to 6 p.m. on April 23. This event will provide participants the opportunity to visit with human resource and workforce professionals regarding resumes and interview skills. Representatives from Hays Academy of Hair Design, Arc of the Central Plains and […]

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Hays Post News for 4-14-14 »

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High school students to show off their art at FHSU exhibition »

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FHSU University Relations Art media including ceramics, paintings, drawings and printmaking will be displayed at Fort Hays State University’s 40th annual High School Art Exhibition. The exhibit, open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Gross Memorial Coliseum, will feature art from more than 1,500 students from 60 high schools. Admission is […]

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Old U.S. 40 repaving project underway »

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Work continues on Old U.S. 40 east of Hays this month, as part of a pavement replacement project that started March 31. Ellis County Public Works Director Mike Graf said the project deadline is June 15. APAC-Kansas is the contractor for the project, which includes milling existing pavement and placing a new layer of asphalt. […]

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Hays commissioners will answer water questions in Russell »


RUSSELL — Seeking more public support for its proposal to create a new water source for the region, members of the Hays City Commission will take their message to the Russell City Council this week. Commissioner will attend the Russell council’s meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Russell City Hall, 133 W. Eighth. The council […]

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Fifth candidate in running for vacant school board seat »

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Hays USD 489 has received five applications to fill a vacant seat left by a departing board of education member. Darren Schumacher resigned his seat after a career change forced him to relocate to Manhattan. According to the agenda for the April 14 USD 489 board work session, Sarah Rankin has submitted her name for […]

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Fee increases, staff cuts up for discussion at USD 489 work session »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Monday’s Hays USD 489 work session agenda calls for discussion of several items aimed at eliminating a $1.3 million shortfall for the 2014-15 school year, including discussion of fees increases and staff cuts. Superintendent Dean Katt will offer an update of proposed changes in the district’s transportation policy, the board […]

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Hays firefighters will train this week at Aubel-Bickle »

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From 7:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, crews from the Hays Fire Department will practice the procedures used to attack a large fire. This training will be at Aubel-Bickle Park on Sherman Avenue between 27th Street Terrace and 29th Street. The public is invited to observe. The training tests the ability of the […]

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