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Website: Hays among Top 10 places in U.S. to open a small business »

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An online ranker has named Hays one of the Top 10 places in America to open a small business. Talent Tribune ranked Hays sixth in the nation, according to a report published Monday. “In Hays, the largest city in northwest Kansas and the home of Fort Hays State University, education and health care are the […]

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Audit approved, but Hays USD 489’s funding concerns persist »

Melissa Rome and Ken Berens from local firm, Adam, Brown, Berens and Ball present annual audit at Monday's USD 489 school board meeting.

By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The annual audit report presented at Monday’s Hays USD 489 Board of Education meeting contained few surprises and was unanimously approved by the board. According to Ken Beran from the Hays auditing firm Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball, the audit found no violations of Kansas state statues except for one […]

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Dreaming of a White Christmas? Here’s the NWS prediction »

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Dreaming of a White Christmas? The National Weather Service has updated its annual forecast of areas that could be under the white stuff when Christmas morning arrives. Extreme north and northwest Kansas, according to the NWS, has a 26 percent to 40 percent chance to be snow-covered on Dec. 25, while it’s a long shot […]

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Sunny, cool Tuesday »

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Today will be a lot less windy. A weak weather system moves through tomorrow night with a wintry mix. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East wind 5 to 8 mph. Wednesday A […]

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Hays Post News for 12/15/14 »

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Drug runner gets 18 years for Russell County bust »


TOPEKA – A driver stopped in western Kansas with more than five pounds of methamphetamine was sentenced Monday to 18 years in federal prison, according to a news release from the office of U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Javier Vega, 38, Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, […]

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TMP chess team earns third in competitive tournament »

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TMP-Marian Thomas More Prep-Marian chess players came home with a trophy from Saturday’s Valley Center tournament, but a third-place version instead of the first place they were able to claim in November at Wichita North. The Erie team, absent from last month’s competition, put up 16 points to finish first. Valley Center, trailing TMP’s chessplayers […]

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NCKTC, Hays High School partnership expected to expand »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The list of dual-credit classes offered by North Central Kansas Technical College for Hays High School is expected to grow this evening when the Hays USD 489 Board of Education votes on Hays High School curriculum guide changes for 2015-16. According to HHS Principal Marty Straub, thanks to a policy […]

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Hays USD 489 approached by buyer to sell parcel of district land »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Someone has expressed interest in buying a piece of land owned by Hays USD 489. Superintendent Dean Katt told board members at last week’s work session he had recently been approached by a real estate agent who wanted to buy a small parcel of land located south of the bus […]

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Hays native wraps up internship for office of Sen. Moran »

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., today thanked Nathan Yunker of Hays for serving as a U.S. Senate intern in his Washington office this fall. “Nathan has been doing important work for Kansans and gaining valuable experience that will help him in the future,” Moran said. “I was an intern myself — it’s what […]

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‘Old infrastructure’ causes overnight water main break in Ellis »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post ELLIS–“We’re dealing with old pipes, old infrastructure,” Ellis Public Works Director Alan Scheuerman said Monday morning as his employees headed back out to finish work on an overnight water main break. The break happened about 8 p.m. Sunday at 10th and Cottonwood in Ellis. An “estimated 30,000 gallons of water […]

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Annual audit review scheduled for USD 489 school board »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Hays USD 489 Board of Education will go over the results of its annual year-end audit at Monday’s meeting at the Rockwell Administration Building, 323 W. 12th, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. At last week’s board work session, Superintendent Dean Katt said he has been presented with the […]

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Hays SSRT will train this week on West 13th Street »

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The Hays Police Department Special Situation Response Team will train at 301 W. 13th Street on Thursday. The training will be held between 2:30 and 6 p.m. Training signs will be posted around the specific training site prior to the start of training. There will be no danger to anyone living or working in the […]

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