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Wild West Cloud Fest will search for Google answers »


FHSU University Relations A high-intensity, one-day conference focusing on Google Apps for Education and other Open Education Resources to promote teaching and learning in classrooms across Kansas is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 21, in Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union. Michael J. Graham, assistant principal of Westside High School in […]

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Cold and windy Sunday with a chance of rain and snow »


A drastically colder day will be found across Western Kansas today versus yesterday, as a cold front moves through the area. Temperatures will fall to the low 40s by late afternoon with a chance of rain. North winds will increase to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph through the afternoon to make […]

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Library offers Easter crafts and a new book club »

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The Hays Public Library is offering a fun activities for kids this week in the Children’s Department. There will be a different Easter-themed activity April 14 and 15 and will conclude with an Easter party April 17. Activities include: 4 p.m. April 14: Easter Craft- Join us for a fun, Easter inspired craft. 4 p.m. […]

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Worn tires win grants for western Kansas schools and towns »

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TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Bureau of Waste Management has selected the recipients of the Green Schools grants and the waste tire recycling grants for 2014. These annual solid waste grants are awarded to municipalities and school districts across the state. This year, the grants totaled more than $575,000. Green Schools […]

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Saturday fire causes smoke damage at La Crosse High, prom moved »


By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post LA CROSSE — An early morning fire Saturday caused extensive smoke damage at La Crosse High School. According to Rush County Sheriff Ward Corsair, the fire was reported at 4:09 a.m. Saturday and started in the gymnasium, where preparations for Saturday’s prom had been underway. Corsair said the gymnasium sustained […]

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Hays City Commission awards contract for zoning rewrite »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post At Thursday’s meeting, Hays city commissioners approved a request from city staff  and members of the planning commission to enter into a $150,000 contract with a consulting firm to rewrite the city’s zoning and subdivision regulations. According to Public Works Director I.D. Creech, a selection committee made up of city […]

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New undergraduate research award dedicated to memory of Heinrichs »

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FHSU University Relations Last year, nearly nine hundred students were involved in the Undergraduate Research Experience at Fort Hays State University, working with faculty mentors to collaborate on a scholarly project with the goal of developing peer-reviewed work. An award to recognize excellence and dedication in faculty mentors has been established and named in honor […]

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FHSU faculty receive tenure, promotion »


FHSU University Relations Twenty faculty members at Fort Hays State University who have been promoted, granted tenure or both will be recognized at a reception at 3 p.m. April 22 in the Memorial Union’s Black and Gold Room. The changes go into effect in fall 2014. Eight faculty members were granted tenure and promoted to […]

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Kitten-kissing competition raises funds for Washington trip »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University freshman Jessica Schmidt and sophomore Cheney Rutherford, both of Elizabeth, Colo., sophomore, organized a kitten-kissing competition from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 27 in the FHSU Quad. Students and faculty paid 50 cents to either kiss one of the cats or give a Hershey kiss to sophomore […]

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Hays Post News for 4-11-14 »

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FHSU Shooting Team wins second-straight ACUI national championship »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University shooters broke 2,199 clay targets out of 2,330 to win the Division II Collegiate Clay Target Championships at the national competition of the Association of College Unions International in San Antonio. The FHSU Shooting team won International Trap and American Trap, took second in American Skeet, International Skeet […]

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Hobby Lobby on track for mid-July opening »

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Hobby Lobby is anticipating a mid-July opening, a company spokesman told Hays Post on Friday. Plans are on track for the mid-year opening, according to Vincent Parker of Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. The 52,420-square-foot facility will be the 13th in Kansas and among the nearly 600 Hobby Lobby stories nationwide owned by the Green family. […]

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FHSU ‘Masterworks’ concert to feature choirs, symphony, art show »

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FHSU University Relations Art and music come together in the last concert of the Fort Hays State University music season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center, in Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus. The FHSU choirs will kick off the evening with an eight-movement, unaccompanied piece called “The Peaceable […]

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