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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for 11/21 & 11/22 »

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Area Scores 8 Man-II State Championship Victoria 52, Argonia-Attica 8 Statewide Scores Class 6A Sub-state Shawnee Mission East 36, Olathe North 35 2OT Hutchinson 42, Lawrence-Free State 14 Class 5A Sub-state St. Thomas Aquinas 42, Shawnee Heights 41 Bishop Carroll 49, Salina South 0 Class 4A-I Sub-state Bishop Miege 62, KC Piper 7 Topeka Hayden […]

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Knights earn sixth state championship »

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The Victoria Knights scored 36 points in the first half and the defense held the high-powered Argonia-Attica offense in-check Saturday afternoon on their way 52-8 win capturing the 2014 8-Man Division 2 state championship. Doug Oberle Postgame Interview   After holding the Titans to a three-and-out on their second possession of the game the Knights […]

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Luminaries turn out as Martin embraces duty as FHSU ‘lightkeeper’ »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post It seemed like a statewide party at Gross Memorial Coliseum on Friday morning. After serving as president for the past five months, Dr. Mirta Martin was officially inaugurated as president on Friday morning. Attendees included Gov. Sam Brownback, Sen. Jerry Moran and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little from the University of Kansas, […]

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Unemployment in northwest Kansas remains extremely low »

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TOPEKA — Several northwest Kansas remain or fell below the 2.0 percent unemployment mark in October, according to statistics released this week by the Kansas Department of Labor. Trego, Gove, Logan, Wallace and Sheridan counties in northwest Kansas recorded jobless rates ranging from 1.5 percent to 1.8 percent. Ellis County fell against, from 2.2 percent […]

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Municipal court, HPD offices will be closed during relocation »

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The City of Hays Municipal Court and the administrative offices of the Hays Police Department will be closed at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, and all day Friday, Dec. 5. The court and HPD administrative offices will reopen at the new location, 3000 New Way, on Monday, Dec. 8, during normal business hours. The move […]

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Stockton man dies after van hits a tree »

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OSBORNE—A Stockton man died in an accident just after 11 p.m. on Friday in Osborne County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2014 Chevy van driven by Frank Wolfgang Post, 44,  was traveling on U.S. 81 just west of Mitchell County. The vehicle entered the north ditch, traveled through the ditch and hit a tree. […]

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Annual HACC Christmas Tree Auction scheduled for tonight »

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The annual Christmas Tree Auction — Bright Lights for Little Tykes — is scheduled for tonight. The Hays Area Children’s Center event, which helps fund early intervention and education efforts, will be Saturday, Nov. 22, at Rose Garden Banquet Hall, 2350 E. Eighth. The silent auction is set to begin at 6 p.m., with the […]

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Waterline project will affect traffic for two weeks »

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Beginning Monday, traffic on West 27th Street at Hickory will be restricted but will remain open to east- and westbound traffic. The construction is scheduled to be completed within two weeks, pending weather conditions. The work is related to with the 2014 waterline project on Hickory Street. Signs will be in place to direct the […]

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Sunny and warmer Saturday »

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Areas of fog are expected through mid-morning, then becoming Mostly Sunny and warmer. Temperatures will be the warmest they have been since November 8th, with highs around 60. A cold front will sweep through the area Sunday bringing windy and colder temperatures with a slight chance of rain or snow. Cooler and windy on Monday. […]

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Hays Post News 11-21-14 »

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Ellis to audit need for street lights as electrical bill escalates »

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ELLIS–The electric bill is going up dramatically for the city of Ellis and council members are considering reducing the number of city street lights and increasing the franchise tax customers would pay to meet the increase. Midwest Energy spokesman Bob Muirhead explained to council members at their Nov. 17 meeting that Ellis has been under-billed […]

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FHSU’s new president lays out vision of scholarship, entrepreneurship »

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FHSU University Relations History figured prominently in the inauguration of Fort Hays State University’s ninth president today as she became the first female president of the university. But the new president herself, Dr. Mirta M. Martin, had her gaze fixed firmly on the future, even as she made reference to the past. “We are a […]

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ALCO announces it will close its 198 stores nationally »

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After 113 years in business, ALCO Stores has announced it is going out of business nationwide. ALCO, formerly Duckwall-ALCO, operates 16 stores in Kansas, including one in Russell. The chain’s corporate headquarters formerly were in Abilene. Nationally, the store operates 198 stores, primarily in the Midwest. ALCO filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year. […]

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