Home » Local You are browsing entries filed in “Local”

FHSU sports media guides earn national honors from CoSIDA »

cosida logo

By DIANE GASPER-O’BRIEN FHSU University Relations and Marketing Every sports season, they write thousands of words and calculate innumerable statistics about the student-athletes at their university. This past year, Ryan Prickett and Andrew Sogn reported that the Fort Hays State University football team posted its first seven-win season in nearly 20 years … that the […]

Posted in Local,Sports | Read More »

HPD Activity Log July 1 »

HPD crop

The Hays Police Department responded to 5 animal calls and 22 traffic stops Wednesday, July 1, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Mental Health Call–300 block E 6th St, Hays; 1:23 AM Domestic Disturbance–500 block Ash St, Hays; 2:08 AM Bicycle – Lost,Found,Stolen–1300 block Vine St, Hays; 2:19 AM Fire–700 block E 6th St, […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

History a part of this year’s Wild West Festival »

ellis county historical society museum

By James Bell and Cooper Slough Hays Post Along with the carnival and the fireworks, this year’s Wild West Festival in Hays will feature legendary lawman Wild Bill Hickok – played by Dave Wood, Ft. Morgan, Colo. – interacting with participants through July 4, at the Ellis County Historical Society. Each day, at 1 p.m. and […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Wild West Festival – Day 1 »

wwf logo 2015

Day 1 of the 2015 edition of the Wild West Festival is in the books following performances from musical artists Mason & Mallon, Special Guest Dallas Smith, and headliner Parmalee. Harrison Brent of Eagle Community TV shares his pictures from opening night.

Posted in Local | Read More »

Eagle’s Golden Egg Hunt is on — Click here for clues »

Screen Shot 2015-07-01 at 11.25.11 AM

The hunt for the Eagle Golden Egg is on! Click HERE to keep up-to-date on the latest clues!

Posted in Local | Read More »

Vehicle abatements, fewer 1-way streets on city agenda (VIDEO) »

car abatement

By BECKY KISER Hays Post A number of vehicles in Hays have been identified as “inoperable,” according to Assistant Hays City Manager Paul Briseno, and that’s a violation of city code. Three vehicle abatements will be reviewed by Hays City Commissioners during their work session tonight. “A lot of people don’t understand there is a […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Partly sunny, cooler with a chance for thunderstorms »

Screen Shot 2015-07-02 at 5.48.47 AM

    The chance for thunderstorms will be improving late this morning and early this afternoon. Some storms may be severe with the main hazard being hail up to the size of walnuts and wind gusts of around 60 mph. There will also be a slight chance for thunderstorms over the holiday weekend period as […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Missing child from Colorado found safe UPDATE »

Screen Shot 2015-07-01 at 2.15.52 PM

YUMA, Co -A missing Colorado girl was found safe a short drive from the Kansas state line in Yuma, Colorado on Wednesday night. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Colorado Springs Police reported 5-year-old Sidney Carlisle was missing and possibly headed to western Kansas. Authorities say her mother, Kiri McMillion, who did not have custody […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

2 SW Kansas women hospitalized after pickup overturns »


LAKIN – Two Kansas women were injured an accident just before 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Kearny County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1978 Ford pickup driven by Aganetha Rempel-Peters, 22, Leoti, was westbound on County Road 360 thirty-one miles northwest of Lakin. The driver lost control on the gravel road and the pickup […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, June 29 – June 30 »


June 29 Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 7:08 a.m. Theft, 2300 block Codell Avenue, 9:25 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 11:10 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 3:27 p.m. June 30 Criminal Transport, Dodge City, 5:48 a.m. Criminal Transport, Stockton, 7:41 a.m. Criminal Transport, Stockton, 10:23 a.m. Criminal Transport, Great Bend, 10:55 a.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 12:13 p.m. Warrant Service, […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Hays CVB launches new trivia contest (VIDEO) »

cvb trivia bag

July kicks off with the annual Wild West Fest celebration in Hays for the July 4th holiday. Activities continue all month long with fun-filled events for local residents as well as visitors. The Hays Convention and Visitors Bureau has also launched a new trivia contest this month with questions about the city and its attractions. […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

NW Kansas students earn spots on KU’s spring 2015 honor roll »

KU logo 001

LAWRENCE — Approximately 5,000 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2015 semester. The students, from KU’s Lawrence campus and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in Kansas City, Kansas, represent 96 of 105 Kansas counties, 47 other states and territories, and 38 other countries. The honor […]

Posted in Local | Read More »

Hot enough for you? »


By BECKY KISER Hays Post Yes, you were hot yesterday. That’s because the high temperature in Hays reached 105 degrees. Not warm enough though for the record. It hit 113 degrees in Hays June 30, 1933, according to official records maintained by Joe Becker at the K-State Ag Research Center just south of town. The […]

Posted in Local | Read More »