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Local conservative will have book signing at library »

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Roger Ewing, author of “Bombing America: The Deception of the American People,” will have a book signing at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Hays Public Library. The book covers not only the history of the U.S. but the present environment and the future. It offers a unique view of when politics and religion collide […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Oct. 21 to 23 »


Oct. 21 Motor vehicle accident, Victoria, 7:20 a.m. Cattle out, 800 block 320th Avenue, 7:39 a.m. Drug offenses, Ellis County, 5:46 p.m. Drug offenses, Ellis County, 11:28 p.m. Search warrant, 200 block West Fifth, 11:29 p.m. Search warrant, 1100 block East 17th, 11:40 p.m. Oct. 22 Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 6:52 a.m. Criminal transport, WaKeeney, 9:20 […]

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Author of ‘The Ogallala Aquifer’ to address water vision at FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations Author Julene Bair, who has been traveling Kansas commenting on the state’s proposed 50-year water vision, will speak about her new novel, “The Ogallala Road,” at noon Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library. She will discuss the state’s Water Vision Plan and explain how the state, with the […]

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Annual alley cleanup stops limited to approximately 20 minutes (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post There aren’t many things you can’t get rid of during the annual Hays Alley Cleanup, according to Solid Waste Supervisor Marvin Honas. No household hazardous waste — you can discard that for free at the Ellis County landfill. No medical waste will be picked up, nor tires or batteries. “We don’t have […]

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Hays man accused of solicitation, indecent liberties makes first appearance »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post A Hays man accused of electronic solicitation of a minor and indecent liberties with a child made his first appearance at the Ellis County Courthouse on Thursday morning. According to a criminal complaint filed Monday, Marcus West, 20, allegedly solicited a 14-year-old via text messaging on or around Oct. 6. […]

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Have a good story? Enter the Kansas Factual Story Contest »


TOPEKA — People who love Kansas are invited to enter the annual Kansas Factual Story Contest, sponsored by the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas. This contest encourages Kansans to preserve the factual,unpublished happenings and anecdotes in their lives from today and yesterday. The contest is open to everyone. Stories must be true and unpublished, […]

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Saturday’s Car Show & Shine will help benefit local racer »


Friends of an injured local racer and his girlfriend are gearing up to raise funds to help them through recovery. Joe Fross was hurt in an automobile accident recently while returning from Denver. The Car Show & Shine, scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, will include a car show and other activities, with proceeds […]

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Open house, chamber activities scheduled for The Willow House »

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The Hays Area Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony Friday for The Willow House. The new business, located at 2900 Willow, is an alternative to assisted living and nursing homes. The seven-bed residential facility offers 24-hour nursing care, as well as adult day care services. The owner/operator is Shayne Unsworth, […]

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Tiger Day gives prospective students a chance to get to know FHSU »

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FHSU University Relations High school juniors, seniors and transfer students can spend Tiger Day getting acquainted with what Fort Hays State University has to offer. Tiger Day, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8, provides prospective students with information and insight on all aspects of life at FHSU, from academics and scholarships to residential living and student […]

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Ellis benefit will help raise funds for cancer-stricken youngster »


ELLIS — From 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, the Kids of Christ Cookin’ to Kick Cancer is scheduled at Christ Lutheran Church, 106 E. Eighth, Ellis. The Sunday School children invite the public to join them at a soup supper to help raise funds for Browynn Birdsong. Browynn is the nephew of Jerry and Tara […]

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Two from KCK face federal drug charges after NW Kan. incident »


Two Kansas City, Kan., teens are facing federal drug charges after an incident that occurred earlier this month in northwest Kansas. In a news release, the office of U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Wednesday that Ramiro Madrigal, 19, and Armando Rodriguez, Jr., 19, both of Kansas City, were charged with one count of conspiracy to […]

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Orange and pinwheels make for a ‘Kind’ day at O’Loughlin Elementary »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post O’Loughlin Elementary School was awash in orange Wednesday. The students and staff weren’t celebrating an early Halloween — they were celebrating “Kansas Kindness Day” by wearing orange in support of October’s National Bullying Prevention Month. “We wanted to flip (the theme),” said Principal Nancy Harman, “and concentrate on the ‘being […]

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Class full for first ‘boot camp for welding’ program »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development and North Central Kansas Technical College are coming together to offer a new career path for area workers. According to Aaron White, Executive Director of the Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development statistics show there is a need for skilled tradesman – welders, […]

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