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Preston Weigel chooses Oklahoma State »

Preston Weigel

By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER After an outstanding high school wrestling career, Hays High senior Preston Weigel has chosen to compete at Oklahoma State University next year. Weigel, a three-time state champion in class 5A, went undefeated over the past two seasons. He lost only one match as a sophomore and three during his freshman year. Weigel […]

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Commissioners will consider contract to continue sewer cleaning »

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Hays city commissioners will hear a proposal from staff at Thursday’s work session that would continue to clean city sewer lines. According to a memo from commissioners from Bernie Kitten, director of utilities, Meyer Specialty Service clean 19 miles of sewer lines in 2013. The lines also were videoed to detect flaws including cracks, holes […]

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HPD arrest log, April 10 to 13 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Quaid Calvin Haase, 19, Hays, was arrested at 11:54 p.m. April 12 in the 500 block of West Seventh on suspicion of underage purchase/consumption of alcohol.

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, April 15 »


Criminal transport, Colby, 9:07 a.m. Sex offense/assist, Norton, July 1 to Dec. 31 Warrant service/failure to appear, 100 block West 12th, 3:28 p.m. Animal call, 1300 block Old U.S. 40, 8:52 p.m.

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Al’s Chickenette marks its 65-year anniversary with party »

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Hays oldest restaurant will celebrate 65 years in business with a celebration from 2 to 6 p.m. April 27. Previous employees and customers are invited to the day, which will include a cruise-in car show, a cherry-pie eating contest, raffle, beer garden and children’s activities. For more information, visit Al’s on Facebook or visit the […]

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HPD activity log, April 15 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 17 traffic stops and received 10 animal calls on Tuesday, April 15, according to the HPD activity log. Warrant service/failure to appear, 100 block West 12th, 2:15 p.m. Abandoned vehicle, 800 block Allen, 8:21 a.m. Animal at large, 700 block East Sixth, 9:10 a.m. Drug offenses, 2800 block Vine, 10:34 […]

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Human resources group will discuss employment law at May meeting »


Western Kansas Human Resource Management Association will hold its May membership meeting at 11:15 a.m. May 20 at Thirsty’s Banquet Room, 2704 Vine. The program for the May meeting is “Employment Law” presented by Larry Michel, attorney with Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson, Chtd. Michel will cover social media, FMLA intermittent leave, workplace trends in […]

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Commission will discuss taxi license at Thursday work session »

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The Hays City Commission will discuss an application for a tax license at its work session, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. According to a memo to commissioners from City Clerk Brenda Kitchen, Marlin Daubert and Skyler Yost have applied for a license under the name of Yadday Enterprises. The cab would operate […]

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Kansas author to discuss latest novel at Hays Public Library »

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The Hays Public Library will present Thomas Fox Averill for for a book discussion and signing of his latest work, “rode,” in the Schmidt Gallery at 6 p.m. Thursday. Averill is a professor at Washburn University in Topeka where he teaches creative writing, Kansas literature, and folklore and film. He previously wrote “Secrets of Tsil […]

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Session will talk about switch from turboprops to jets at airport (VIDEO) »

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The city of Hays announced an environmental assessment of imminent jet service in Hays will be presented from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at City Hall, 1507 Main. The draft environmental assessment conducted by the Hays Regional Airport and Federal Aviation Administration will be the subject of the public hearing and information session. SkyWest Airlines […]

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Commission will discuss partnering with KDOT on bike paths, trail »


The Hays City Commission will consider finalizing a partnership between the city and Kansas Department of Transportation that would expand the city’s on-street bicycle lanes and create a trail system along the Big Creek levee. The item is up for discussion at the commission’s work session, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall. The […]

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Hays Post News for 4-15-14 »

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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will have fundraiser in Hays »


Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Enjoy an entertaining evening while raising money to benefit elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage – that’s what the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation promises at its fundraiser banquet and auction scheduled for May 3 at the Hays American Legion. The evening begins with a cocktail social at 5 […]

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