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Hays students among FHSU graphic design award winners »

FHSU graphic design student winners (Photo courtesy FHSU)

FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University graphic design students have been busy this semester, both on campus and on the road. Students under the direction of Karrie Simpson Voth, professor of art and design, completed a successful month by earning scholarships from the prestigious Leo Burnett Company out of Chicago. Representatives from Leo Burnett […]

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Less than half-inch of rain in Hays Friday night »

Hays received .40 of rain Friday night.

By BECKY KISER Hays Post Although there were some thunderclaps heard in Hays during Friday night’s storm, more rain fell in eastern Ellis County–amounts of up to one inch. Rural residents also reported a tornado in the northeast portion of the county. The official rainfall total for Hays was 0.40 as recorded at the K-State […]

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Hays Rec games to be held as scheduled Saturday »


Hays Recreation Commission All soccer and flag football games will be held as scheduled today. The Adult preseason softball tournament will tentatively start at 2 p.m. today.

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HFD to train next week for large building fires »

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Hays Fire Department Members of the City of Hays Fire Department will be conducting training on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 27, 28 and 29, on the work needed to attack a large fire in a building. This training will be conducted from 9 a.m to 11:30 a.m. each day in Aubel-Bickle Park in the […]

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Tornadoes, large hail, beneficial rain from Friday storms »

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RUSSELL –Tornadoes, large hail, and high winds rolled across the state on Friday night. Law enforcement and the National Weather Service reported multiple tornadoes touched down in rural areas of Scott County. Residents in northeast Ellis County reported a tornado. Greeley County residents in southwest Kansas needed a snowplow to clear Kansas Highway 27  that […]

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House 2 Home – Season 1, Episode 12 »

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(Season 1 Episode 12) Jeff Richecky of JDR Painting in Hays, Kansas stops by to offer Kris and Andrea tips on how to get a house ready to paint.

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Hays residents inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi »


BATON ROUGE, La. — The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Initiated at Fort Hays State University were: Hannah Keil, Michaela Sasse, Joshua Rounkles, Matt Means, Chris Crawford, Arvin John Cruz and Dosse Toulaboe, […]

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You and Your Young Child – Mark Romereim, MD »

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The Forum: Sue Boldra; KS State Representative 111th District »

Forum - Sue Boldra

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Partly sunny Saturday, slight chance of rain late »


A cold front this afternoon will have an impact on highs for Sunday. Cool and cloudy conditions on Sunday will deteriorate Sunday night with a good chance for rain and scattered thunderstorms by Monday across the southern half of the area. High temperatures this afternoon will be in the low 70s with an overnight low […]

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DSNWK Unified Softball starts Sunday »

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Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas April marks the beginning of one of the most inspirational events of the year – DSNWK’s Unified Softball. Unified Softball is a unique opportunity for children with disabilities and their non-disabled peers to join together and participate in a game of softball. Often times children with disabilities are delegated to […]

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Western Kan. sheriff’s deputy charged with murder, child abuse »

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JETMORE, Kan. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in western Kansas man has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son. The Kansas attorney general’s office announced Friday in a news release that 30-year-old Kody Lee Hanson has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse. Bond has been set at $250,000 cash or surety. The Topeka […]

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Tornadoes crop up as severe storm system rolls through the region »


FAIRPORT, Kan. (AP) — Tornadoes have touched down in sparsely populated western Kansas as a severe storm system moves through the Midwest. The National Weather Service says the first tornado was confirmed around 5 p.m. Friday near the unincorporated community of Fairport, which is about 20 miles northeast of Hays. The twister was moving east […]

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