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Correction: Ellis County 2015 budget draft still includes employee pay raises »

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Hays Post incorrectly reported Wednesday that employee pay raises were no longer included in the latest draft of the Ellis County 2015 budget. According to county administrator Greg Sund, there was “originally a three percent allowance in the draft budget for raises and implementation of the wage and benefit study.  In order to balance the budget, […]

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HPD activity log, July 23 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 33 traffic stops and received 15 animal calls on Wednesday, July 23 according to the HPD Activity Log Lost Animals, 700 block of East 6th, 12:49 a.m. Driving Under the Influence, 300 block of West 8th, 1:49 a.m. Disturbance – General, 3200 block of Vine, 4:41 a.m. Abandoned Vehicle, 2300 […]

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Wilson Elementary welcomes new teaching technology tool »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Thanks to a multi-year fundraising effort, teachers at Wilson Elementary are preparing classes for the upcoming school year with new technology. The Wilson Home and School Association recently purchased Mimio interactive technology projectors that turn an ordinary white board into an interactive teaching device. Brenda Bickle, Wilson Elementary Home and […]

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Sunny, hot Thursday »

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Today Sunny, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a south wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph. Friday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 104. Heat index values […]

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KDWPT: Deer poaching problem near Cedar Bluff Reservoir »

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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism-Game Wardens Between July 1 and July 22, KDWPT Game Wardens have found six deer shot and left to waste near Cedar Bluff Reservoir. Wardens believe that all of these senseless acts are likely the result of the same person or persons. Anyone with information please call Operation Game […]

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Hays Post News for 7-23-14 »

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DHDC Executive Director Colson resigns »

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Downtown Hays Development Corporation Stacey Smith, president of the Downtown Hays Development Corporation, announced Wednesday the organization’s Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Megan Colson as Executive Director. “We have appreciated Megan’s efforts and wish her all the best in her future endeavors,” Smith said in a news release.  ”The Board has embarked […]

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First county fair for new Midway District 4-H Youth Agent (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post This is the 34th year for the Russell County Free Fair in Russell. It’s the first Russell County Fair for the new Extension 4-H Youth Agent, Nicolette Unruh, who serves Russell and Ellsworth counties as part of the Midway K-State Research and Extension District. Unruh grew up in Pawnee County, […]

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FHSU students gain business experience in Barbados »

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FHSU University Relations More than just a vacation, over 30 freshmen from Fort Hays State University’s College of Business and Entrepreneurship recently traveled to Barbados to help other young entrepreneurs with their business practices. “Students not only got to see the country through the eyes of a tourist, they were also immersed in the economic […]

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Hays Police Department bike patrol gets an upgrade »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Hays Police Department is making improvements to the bike patrol with the recent purchase of four new 27-speed custom police edition mountain bikes. Sgt. Jason Bonczynski said the officers are “really enjoying them” as the bikes are lighter and more rugged than the older models the officers used on […]

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MakerSpace offers free summer science and engineering programs »

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FHSU University Relations Free science and engineering programs ranging from making a medieval trebuchet to 3D printing are available for children grades 3 through 9 this summer at MakerSpace on the Fort Hays State University campus. Located in the basement of Forsyth Library, MakerSpace is a place students and community members are welcomed to play […]

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Third winner of ‘Push for 5,000′ contest announced »

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To show our appreciation to readers, Hays Post recently announced the “Push for 5,000” contest. Five of our 5,000-plus Facebook fans will be chosen at random to receive a special prize. RYAN HOAG, Hays, is the third winner and will receive a $100 gift card or credit at any local Hays Post advertiser. Arrow Hess […]

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Hays commissioners to vote on airline marketing funding, 2013 audit »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s Hays City Commission meeting, commissioners are expected to vote on accepting the 2013 audit report from Adams, Brown Beran, and Ball. State law requires each municipality to have an outside agency review the operating finances of each city annually. According to the memo sent to commissioners, the audit […]

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