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Goodland man among three new Regents confirmed by Senate »

Chairman Bruce meetings with the new appointees, Feuerborn, Newton, and Bain (L-R) prior to the Hearing. Photo courtesy Kansas Board of Regents.

TOPEKA — On Thursday, the Senate Oversight Committee approved Joseph Bain of Goodland, Bill Feuerborn of Garnett, and Zoe F. Newton of Sedan to a four-year term on the Kansas Board of Regents. These individuals fill the positions that will be vacated by Mildred Edwards of Wichita, Tim Emert of Independence, and Edwin “Ed” McKechnie […]

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2014 Tiger Auction raises more than $211K in support of FHSU athletics »

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FHSU University Relations Bid numbers were flying throughout the Fort Hays Ballroom Saturday evening in Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union at the fifth annual Tiger Auction and Dinner. Not only was the event an excellent way to kick-off FHSU’s 2014-2015 athletic season, but more than $211,000 was raised for Tiger athletics. More than 450 […]

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Ground broken, solar array reception Thursday at Gella’s »

City of Colby elected officials and Sen. Ralph Ostemeyer (in red) join Midwest Energy and Clean Energy Collective officials for the community solar groundbreaking Thursday morning in Colby.

COLBY — Midwest Energy and Clean Energy Collective broke ground on their 3,960-panel, 1 megawatt community solar array Thursday morning north of Colby. Midwest Energy President and General Manager Earnie Lehman told those assembled the array is being built in response to member demand for a solar option, and would be a capstone of the […]

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Hays church offers free screening of ‘God’s Not Dead’ »

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Celebration Community Church There will be a free screening of “God’s Not Dead” Friday night at Celebration Community Church, presented by 98.5 The Truth’s Free Friday Family Flix. The movie will start at 7:05 p.m. “God’s Not Dead” has earned over $60 million at the box office and portrays college freshman and devout Christian Josh […]

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Hays Public Library offering parents a night off »

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Hays Public Library When was the last time you went out without the kids? If you had to think about it, it’s been too long. The Hays Public Library is offering a Parents Night Out on Friday, Sept. 5. On this night, parents can drop off their kids to enjoy some free time. There is […]

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TMP boosters will kick off 2014 football season with tailgate »

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The Thomas More Prep-Marian Sports Booster Club will have a tailgate party next month to open the 2014 football season. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for a freewill donation from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at Lewis Field Stadium. The Monarchs open the season against Phillipsburg. The game will be […]

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HPD activity log, Aug. 27 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 16 traffic stops and received 10 animal calls on Wednesday, Aug. 27, according to the HPD activity log. Domestic disturbance, 700 block East Sixth, 12:39 a.m. Violation of restraining order, 2200 block Main, 3 p.m. Noise disturbance, 1000 block Reservation, 8:25 a.m. Driving while suspended/revoked, 500 block West 12th, 9:09 […]

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Rain reports range from trace to nearly 6 inches in NW Kan. »


A Wednesday night front brought even more precipitation to the region, reports of nearly an inch of rain near Ellis. In Ellis County, most of the rain fell in the northwest portion of the county, with reports ranging from 0.63 to 0.94 inches from Ellis north. In the rest of the county, reports ranged from […]

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New labor law concerns Kan. Department of Aging and Disabilities »


By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is asking the U.S. Department of Labor to exempt Kansans who receive home-based care services from a new labor law concerning overtime pay for personal care attendants. Hays native and KDADS Acting Secretary Kari Bruffett was in Hays recently as she and […]

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Hays High students still trying to meet principal’s ALS challenge »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Hays High School staff and students are wondering if enough money will be raised in time for Principal Martin Straub to be “dumped on” Friday. With just a few days to go,  the Hays High School student body is at the halfway point to reaching Principal Martin Straub’s challenge to […]

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FHSU parents, students reminded of assault prevention, resources after report »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post On Friday, a Fort Hays State University student approached university student services “in distress” as a victim of an alleged sexual assault. University officials did not disclose details of the incident, however, the student is not believed to have reported the incident to the Hays Police Department or FHSU Police […]

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Hays city officials pleased with SkyWest’s initial performance »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post In almost its first full month of service at Hays Regional Airport, SkyWest Airlines has had a solid start, but acting Airport Manager I.D. Creech said they still have a ways to go. An early in-house report submitted to the Hays City Commission this week shows 90-percent of the flights […]

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Man dies after convertible goes airborne in Phillips County »


KIRWIN — One man died in a single-vehicle accident just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Phillips County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a BMW Z4 convertible driven by Glenn O. Rowell, 70, Edmond, OK., was westbound on Kansas 9 one mile east of Kirwin. The driver lost control of the vehicle, it entered the […]

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