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Lang Diesel looking to brighten the holidays with donation »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Lang Diesel Inc. is celebrating the holiday season by giving $1,000 dollars to the charity that receives the most votes in an online contest. In celebration of opening Lang’s 12th location, Shelly Macumber, marketing director at Lang Diesel, said the first annual Facebook contest allows people to submit an entry […]

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Overnight system offers just a dusting of snow to Ellis County »

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Hays and Ellis County received just a dusting of snow as a result of Wednesday night’s front, with early reports showing 0.03 inches of snow. Slightly more snowfall fell farther east, with Ellsworth and Saline counties reporting nearly a half-inch of snow. The freezing drizzle that preceded the snow led to slick roadways, however, with […]

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Test sites won’t supply enough water for Ellis »

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ELLIS–Three test sites recently drilled by Ogallah did not yield enough water to be used as future water sources for the city of Ellis. Public Works Director Alan Scheuerman gave the report to city council members at their Monday meeting. The city is working with Trego Rural Water District #2 and will continue to review […]

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City of Hays alters trash/recycling routes for Christmas week »

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Due to the observance of the Christmas holiday, refuse/recycling route schedules for Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Thursday, Dec. 25, will be altered as follows: Although collections may not occur on your normal day, collections will be completed by the end of the week. Crews anticipate that the collection routes will be as followed: • Tuesday […]

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HPD activity log, Dec. 17 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 18 traffic stops and received five animal calls on Wednesday, Dec. 17, according to the HPD activity log. Battery, 1000 block East 17th, 2:24 a.m. Warrant Service/Failure to Appear, 500 block West Seventh, 2:50 a.m. Abandoned Vehicle, 100 block Ash, 8:08 a.m. Theft, 100 block West Seventh, 6 a.m. Animal […]

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Hays man hospitalized after vehicle hits I-70 ramp closure gate »

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OAKLEY- A Hays man was injured in an accident just after 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Gove County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2010 Ford E 350 driven by John Howard Jr., 57, Hays, was exiting Interstate 70 at milemarker 76. The driver lost control due to weather and struck the westbound on ramp […]

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Cloudy, cold Thursday »

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Some patchy fog will dissipate early this morning and give way to cloudy skies. Skies should become partly cloudy near the Colorado border this afternoon with cloudy skies continuing over central Kansas. Fairly quiet weather is expected through Saturday. Today Cloudy, with a high near 36. Light and variable wind. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a […]

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Oakley man hospitalized after interstate rollover accident »

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COLBY – A man from Oakley was injured in an accident just before 10 p.m. on Wednesday in Thomas County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Ford F150 driven by Gerald Sheaks, 53, Oakley, was eastbound on Interstate 70. The truck came off the right side to the south ditch and rolled. Sheaks was […]

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Former Hays artist Kris Kuksi the subject of HuffPo piece »

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Longtime Hays artist Kris Kuksi has been featured in an article on Huffington Post — “Wildly Intricate Steampunk Sculptures Reveal An Apocalyptic Side Of Art.” Click HERE to read the entire article. Click HERE for more on Kuksi, who had a downtown Hays studio for several years.

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Three hospitalized after I-70 head-on crash in western Kan. »

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GOODLAND- Three people were injured in an accident just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2008 Toyota Tacoma driven by Chayce G. Lanphear, 27, Westminster, CO., was eastbound on Interstate 70 at Kansas 27. The driver lost control, went through the median and hit a 2005 Subaru […]

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One hospitalized after pickup slides on the ice in Sherman Co. »

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GOODLAND – One person was injured in an accident just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1999 Ford F350 driven by Logan M. McKay, 23, Chuluota, FL., was eastbound on Interstate 70 four miles east of Goodland. The vehicle hit a patch of ice and fishtailed. The […]

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Hays library’s ‘Food for Fines’ effort runs through Dec. 21 »

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The Hays Public Library wants to forgive your fines — and instead of money, the staff is asking for food as part of the third annual Food for Fines. Library patrons can bring non-perishable food items in exchange for fine forgiveness. Each donation forgives $1 in fines. Patrons can bring in food for fines until […]

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Traffic flow again changes as part of 41st Street reconstruction »

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Beginning Wednesday, the following changes in road closure will occur related to the 41st Street Reconstruction Project: • 41st Street between Smoky Hill Drive and Truman Circle will be opened to traffic. • 41st Street between Truman Circle and Harrison will be closed to traffic. • Access to Truman Circle will now be to and […]

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