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Community Connection: Father John Schmeidler, St. Fidelis »


In the latest episode of Community Connection, Eagle’s Mike Cooper visits with Father John Schmeidler, pastor of St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria. In June, St. Fidelis was dedicated as a Minor Basilica after approval by the Vatican in March. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Women’s health, ‘containers’ the focus of Hays After 5 meeting »

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The next Hays After 5 meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Rose Garden Steak Haus & Catering on East Eighth. Dr. Anne O’Dea from Hays Medical Center’s Breast Care Center will be the special speaker, discussing women’s health and breast cancer. Sharon Mueller from Canon City, Colo., also will speaker on “What […]

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Ellis County delinquent tax listing, final publication »

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The Ellis County Treasurer’s Office has compiled the final publication of the delinquent real estate tax list. Click here to view the listing, as provided by the Ellis County Treasurer’s Office.

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Hays garden club will have fundraising sale »


The Prairie Garden Club will have its annual fundraising sale this weekend. The sale is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the former Fashion Bug storefront at The Mall. Sale donations can be dropped off from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (785) 656-1902.

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Two hospitalized after Ellis County rear-end accident »


HAYS — Two people were injured in an accident just after 8 p.m. on Labor Day in Ellis County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Pontiac driven by Jenae M. Chegwidden, 18, Ellsworth, was westbound on Interstate 70 three miles west of Hays and struck a 2008 Hyundai SUV driven by Nicole M. Angulo, […]

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Sunny, mild Tuesday »

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Scattered thunderstorms may redevelop late this afternoon mainly southeast of a Stafford to Coldwater line. A warming trend will then follow for Wednesday and Thursday before a cold front provides relief for Friday and Saturday along with additional thunderstorm chances. Today Sunny, with a high near 87. Light east northeast wind becoming east 5 to […]

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The Forum: Tim Chapman, FHSU Foundation »

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In the latest episode of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman spoke with Tim Chapman of the Fort Hays State University Foundation. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Free developmental screenings offered for children »


Free developmental screenings are being offered for children, ages birth to age 3 from Ellis and Rush counties. For children age 3 to 5, where there is a concern a child might have a developmental delay or be in need of special education service, screenings also are offered. During the developmental screenings, local professionals will […]

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August ends with yet another bout of rainfall »


August ended with yet another bout of precipitation, offering up a total of nearly 2 inches of rainfall in Hays in the normally arid month. The Kansas State Ag Research Center reported an overnight rainfall of 0.35 inches, with other reports in the county ranging from 0.07 to 0.94 inches. The most significant rain in […]

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Partly sunny, mild Labor Day »

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A cold front will slow down and stall out across northern Oklahoma today, which will provide a relief from the hot temperatures across southwest Kansas. The frontal boundary will focus more thunderstorm development late this afternoon into tonight, with some of the thunderstorm activity affecting southern Kansas during the overnight hours tonight. Temperatures will warm […]

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Hansen offers seven-week quilting class »

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LOGAN — The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum will host a seven-week quilting workshop later this fall. Janie Lowry, Stockton, will be the instructor. Lowry is well known in the area for her quilting expertise. This year’s pattern will be the Disappearing 9 patch. Classes will be Oct. 7,14, 21 and 28 and Nov. 4, […]

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FHSU Music Department earns reaccreditation »


FHSU University Relations The Department of Music and Theatre at Fort Hays State University was granted reaccreditation in July by the National Association of Schools of Music. “The process involves a lot of investigation, data gathering and conversations amongst colleagues,” said Benjamin Cline, chair of the Department of Music and Theatre. “Those conversations are one […]

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Light in the Dark 5K Run/Walk at FHSU will glow in the dark »

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FHSU University Relations Participants will glow-in-the-dark while running around the Fort Hays State University campus Friday, Sept. 19, during the third annual Light in the Dark 5K Run/Walk hosted by FHSU Students for Life. Registration is from 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Activities start with a short presentation at 8:20 p.m. The race will start […]

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