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Chance of thunderstorms late in the day Sunday »

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There is a slight risk of severe storms late this afternoon into the evening hours ahead of a strong upper level storm system. Storms are expected to initiate along the dryline any time after 4pm. The greatest severe storm threats will be damaging hail and damaging straight line winds to 70 mph. Stay tune to […]

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Educators write chapter for student affairs leaders guide »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Dr. Larry Gould, professor of political science, Dr. Tisa Mason, vice president for student affairs, and Kindra D. Degenhardt, project administrative associate for the Alumni Association, wrote a module for “Increasing Adult Learner Persistence and Completion Rates,” a guide for student affairs “leaders and practitioners” on keeping students […]

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Center for Civic Leadership schedules September activities »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Center for Civic Leadership has released September’s schedule of events promoting civic engagement. Times Talk: Costa Rica, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the back of Forsyth Library. Students who participated in the Global Leadership Project’s international service trip will talk about their experiences in Costa […]

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Students will recount Costa Rica trip at first Times Talk »

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A group of Fort Hays State University students will share their experiences from an international service trip to Costa Rica next week. The session will be the first of seven Times Talks, sponsored by the American Democracy Project. The first Times Talk will be from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 2. Click HERE to read […]

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FHSU’s 2014-15 music season begins in September »

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FHSU University Relations A cultural jewel in western Kansas, Fort Hays State University’s Department of Music and Theatre promises a full schedule for its 2014-15 music season. Concerts and recitals include performances by the orchestra, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles and faculty members. All concert times are at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The Hays Symphony […]

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Mostly Sunny and dry Saturday »

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Temperatures will warm back into the 90s today with winds becoming southerly in the afternoon. Even warmer temperatures are expected Sunday with much of the area seeing highs in the 95 degree range. A strong storm system will be approaching Sunday, leading to a severe weather risk across the Central Plains. Much of Kansas is […]

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Two from Hays hospitalized after I-70 construction zone accident »

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TOPEKA- Two children from Hays were injured in an accident just after 6:45 p.m. on Friday in Shawnee County The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2007 GMC Denali driven by Cecil Hoffman, 68, Abilene, was eastbound on Interstate 70 five miles west of Topeka. The vehicle failed to slow in a construction zone and rear-ended […]

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Hays High students exceed goal, principal takes on cold and pie »

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by KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Hays High Student body took Principal’s Martin Straub’s challenge last week to raise one-thousands dollars – in fact the students went well above the goal and raised $1,600 -  for the  ALS Association. – meaning staff members and administrators had to hold up their end of the deal and […]

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5th Annual Wines & Steins Fundraiser offering “something new” this year »

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Downtown Hays Development Corporation For the fifth year in a row, community members will have the opportunity to stroll through participating businesses in Downtown Hays sampling wines and microbrews, and enjoying the  unique and eclectic atmosphere of the Historic Chestnut Street District. The Downtown Hays Development Corporation will play host to the 5th Annual Wines […]

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony for rebuilt highway is scheduled »

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Kansas Department of Transportation HOXIE — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the upcoming completion of the Kansas 23 pavement reconstruction will take place in early September. The event is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Speakers will include Kansas Secretary of Transportation Mike King. The event marks the near completion […]

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Pickup lost in Thursday morning fire in southern Ellis Co. »

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A suspected electrical fire is believed to be the cause of a vehicle fire in southern Ellis County. At approximately 11:48 Thursday morning Ellis County Rural Fire and the Ellis County Sheriff’s Department received the report of a vehicle on fire in the 2900 block of Chetolah Gold Road. Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Gibson […]

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KHP on the lookout for man wanted in Montana murder »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert to the Kansas Highway Patrol to be on the lookout for a man wanted for murder. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kevin Joseph Lino, 27, is considered armed and dangerous, and is sought  for his alleged involvement in the […]

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KHP warns travelers to be wary this holiday weekend »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Kansas Highway Patrol sees an increase in traffic every Labor Day weekend and, unfortunately, an increase in alcohol-related car accidents and deaths, as well. According to Kansas Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Tod Hileman, holidays during the warmer month of the years,  such as the Fourth of July, Memorial […]

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