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Updated list of open seats, candidates in Ellis Co. local elections »

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Submitted by Donna Maskus, Ellis County Clerk and election officer Ellis County, Kansas 2015 City-School Candidates City/School Election, April 7, 2015 Ellis City Mayor David R. McDaniel, Ellis Ellis City Treasurer Ellis City Council (3 positions) Ryan Joseph Augustine, Ellis Jolene Niernberger, Ellis Hays City Commission (3 positions) Henry Schwaller, Hays Schoenchen City Mayor Richard […]

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WIN a romantic Valentine’s getaway from Fossil Creek »

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RUSSELL — Fossil Creek Hotel & Suites and HaysPost.com is looking to make your Valentine’s Day a little sweeter. The hotel is giving away a weekend getaway, complete with chocolates, beverage, a long-stemmed rose and breakfast in the morning at Fossil Creek. For the complete package, the prize must be redeemed by March 31. After […]

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FHSU establishes Honors College for gifted students »


FHSU University Relations Recruiting has already begun for a new college at Fort Hays State University, a college created with the specific goal of making the university the destination of choice for academically gifted and ambitious students from around the state, nation and world. The Honors College will also go on the road with the […]

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Management and Development Center at FHSU to offer spring workshop series »

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FHSU University Relations ”Activating Change,” a high-energy, interactive workshop, will kick off the Management and Development Center’s spring workshop series on Wednesday, Jan. 28. It will run from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Stouffer Lounge, room 222, in the Memorial Union on the Fort Hays State University campus. “Activating Change” will identify the critical […]

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FHSU students will read, then donate MLK Jr. books at school »

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FHSU University Relations In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students from the College of Education and Technology at Fort Hays State University will read books “to stimulate discussions about Dr. King’s dream of peace, love and justice” to Washington Elementary School students in Hays on Friday, Jan. 23, with the help from a […]

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Sternberg program ready to hit the trail to Oregon »

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Interested in fossils or volcanoes? How about gorgeous deserts and breathtaking forests? Maybe you like whales too? How would you like the chance to see all this and more in a single trip? Sternberg Museum: Outbound is traveling to Oregon this summer for a 10-day tour of gorgeous scenery, incredible natural history, and some of […]

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Otis Bison Winter Sports 2015 »

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Sunny, warmer Friday »

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  Springlike weather is in store for western Kansas this weekend. Skies will be mostly sunny with temperatures warming into the 60s through Sunday. Today Sunny, with a high near 52. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Saturday Sunny, with […]

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Oakley man hospitalized after rollover accident near Ellis »


ELLIS – A man from Oakley was injured in an accident just before 9 p.m. on Thursday in Ellis County The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Dodge Stratus driven by David W. Cook, 58, Oakley, was westbound on Interstate 70 just west of Ellis. The driver lost control of the vehicle. It entered the […]

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Trego Winter Sports 2015 »

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Obama touts Kan. roots, plans for middle class at KU stop »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post LAWRENCE — President Barack Obama dug into his roots on Thursday afternoon at a stop in Lawrence where the president continued to advertise his plan to strengthen the middle class. Obama’s mother was born in Wichita and his grandparents hailed from Augusta and El Dorado. On Tuesday’s State of the […]

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‘Stay home’ if sick; flu is officially ‘widespread’ in Ellis County and KS »


By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The flu has officially hit the  “widespread” status in Ellis County, according Ellis County Health Administrator Butch Schlyer. The Centers for Disease Control warned of widespread flu this winter when admitting this year’s vaccine was only 23 percent effective compared to previous years of 50 or 60 percent effectiveness. “The […]

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HPD will conduct tactical training next week »

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The Hays Police Department’s Special Situation Response Team will conduct training between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East 11th in Hays. The training will primarily be held inside of the vacant building located at 1012 Main. Police officers will be training with special tactical equipment. This training is being […]

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