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Kansas Highway Patrol: ‘One distraction is all it took’ »

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The Kansas Highway Patrol puts 3 feet in perspective in a posting today, recalling a near-tragic incident in March when Master Trooper Da’Von Brame was severely injured while conducing a vehicle inspection on Interstate 35. Read more HERE.

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City announces traffic changes for 41st Street reconstruction »

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Beginning Wednesday, the following changes in road closure will occur related to the 41st Street reconstruction project, weather permitting: • Work will begin at the intersection of 41st and Hall Street. • 41st Street immediately east of Hall Street will be closed for several weeks. Click the image at right for details. • Widening of […]

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Hagans promoted to deputy fire chief position at HFD »

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City Manager Toby Dougherty announced Monday the appointment of Ryan Hagans as the new deputy fire chief for the city of Hays. Hagans was promoted from fire captain and assumed his new position on Sept. 28. Hagans started his employment with the city of Hays in 2003 as a firefighter, and also has served as […]

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Science behind Star Wars teaches ‘the force’ at Jedi Academy »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Nearly 20 kids from age 6 to 11 learned the “ways of Jedi” at Friday evening’s Jedi Academy at Sternberg Museum of Natural History’s first Friday Night at the Museum of the year. Sternberg’s Education Assistant Ian Trevethan said he came up with the idea after reading an article from […]

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TMN: FHSU studying tobacco, e-cigarette use on campus »

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With help from the Kansas Health Foundation, Fort Hays State University is in the midst of studying tobacco use on campus, including electronic cigarettes. Read Tiger Media Network’s report HERE.

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REMINDER: Railroad crossing at Vine and Eighth closed »

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Union Pacific railroad crews started work Friday morning to repair the railroad crossing at Vine Street. The city of Hays announced late Friday afternoon that the repairs have been extended until the end of the day Tuesday. The crossing just north of Eighth Street will remain completely closed in both directions as Union Pacific works […]

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Haunted Hospital proceeds will benefit health center expansion »

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PLAINVILLE — Work is underway to convert the former hospital, 304 S Colorado in Plainville, into a spooky and thrilling Haunted Hospital. The Haunted Hospital will be open to those willing to take a chance from 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25. Entry will be on the south side of the hospital. […]

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Hays church will have annual autumn bazaar in November »

First United Methodist Church. 305 W 7th St. Sunday Services: 8:30 and 10:45.

The Hays United Methodist Church annual “Peddlers’ Fair” will be from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov, 8 at Seventh and Ash. The autumn bazaar features a hand stitched quilt, silent auction, baked goods, frozen casseroles, pies and bierocks, Ham/Turkey orders, and seasonal crafts and gifts. A soup/chili lunch will served from 11 a.m. […]

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Oakley gears up for 43rd annual cornhusking contest »

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OAKLEY — The 43rd annual Kansas State Cornhusking Contest is scheduled for Oct. 11. Events will include rural life demonstration vendor fair, pumpkin carving and decorating contest, corn ear toss, biggest and oddest shaped pumpkin contest, and corn pile money hunt. Call (785) 671-1000 or click HERE for complete event details.

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HPD activity log, Sept. 26 to 28 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted six traffic stops on Friday, 20 on Saturday and 11 on Sunday, according to the HPD activity log. The department also received 21 animal calls over the three-day period. Sept. 26 Abandoned vehicle, 1600 block Elm, 1:18 a.m. Warrant service/failure to appear, 3500 block Hillcrest, 4:59 a.m. Noise disturbance, 2900 […]

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Sunny, warm Monday »

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A change in the weather pattern can be expected over the next 5 days. An upper level storm system will bring a chance of thunderstorms the first half of the work week. A few storms may be severe with the main hazard being golf ball size hail and wind gusts 60 mph or greater. A […]

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FHSU Theatre season premiers in October with ‘Hello, Dolly!’ »

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FHSU University Relations “Hello, Dolly!” opens Fort Hays State University’s theatre season with a cast made up of FHSU student performers. Performances are held in the Felten-Start theatre inside Malloy Hall 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, through Saturday, Oct. 4, and a matinée performance at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. “Hello, Dolly!,” written by […]

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Deadline nears for Kansas Wheat Commission applications »

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Kansas Wheat Western Kansas wheat farmers have a unique opportunity to provide direction for one of Kansas’ most important industries, through the 2015 Kansas commodity commission elections. Growers interested in running for office must be active in producing wheat and must submit a petition for election to the Kansas Department of Agriculture. The petition must […]

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