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Local celebs ready to race for Big Brothers Big Sisters »

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ellis County Big Brothers Big Sisters and RPM Speedway are hosting the eighth annual Race Cars & Superstars event. The race will be at RPM Speedway at the Ellis County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. The extravaganza will include local celebrities from Ellis, Rooks, Rush, Russell and […]

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Want the ‘Best Seat in the House’ for Saturday’s Tiger game? »


Eagle Communications and Hays Post want to give you the “Best Seat in the House” for Saturday’s Fort Hays State University football game. Kickoff for the game against Lindenwood is at 7 p.m., and the weekend also is the much-anticipated TailGreat celebration. Sign up to win the Eagle Best Seat in the House by sending […]

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WKHRMA hosts annual seminar for human resources pros »


The Western Kansas Human Resource Management Association will host its annual seminar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Fort Hays State University Robbins Center. Attorney Tim Davis, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, will cover the following topics: hiring, performance, investigation and discipline, and firing. Seating is limited, and registration information can […]

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Sunny and warmer Sunday »


High pressure will dominate today and tonight. South winds will bring warmer temperatures across the region today with highs reaching the upper 70s to lower 80s. Cooler temperatures are expected for Monday with a high near 70. A cold front will enter from the north late Monday, bringing a slight chance for storms. An upper […]

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REMINDER: Folk duo Otter Creek to perform at Hays Public Library »

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Hays Public Library The folk duo Otter Creek is scheduled to perform at the Hays Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Schmidt Gallery. The performance is free to attend and open to the public. Spouses Peter and Mary Danzig make up the folk duo Otter Creek and are originally from Salt Lake […]

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U.S. 36 communities will have Treasure Hunt this month »

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A group of communities across the region is offering up treasure for those willing to take a trip. The Phillipsburg-based United States 36 Highway Association, which promotes the highway that runs from Ohio to Colorado, will have the ninth annual U.S. 36 Highway Treasure Hunt later this month. The event is scheduled Sept. 19 to […]

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HHS Homecoming Parade will be Oct. 3 in downtown Hays »

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The 2014 Hays High School Homecoming Parade is scheduled to step off at 5 p.m. Oct. 3 in downtown Hays. This year’s homecoming theme is “Sail to Victory!” Participants will begin lining up at 4 p.m. beginning at 17th and Main, using the east and west side streets. Any group or organization wishing to take […]

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The Forum: Student returns after a year in Japan »

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In the latest edition of The Forum, Eagle’s Gary Shorman had the opportunity to speak with Angela Moore, an University of Kansas student who has just returned from a year in Japan. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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New pest could pose problems for Kan. sorghum harvest »

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By MARY LOU PETER K-State Research and Extension MANHATTAN – An invasion of sorts has occurred in Kansas, and the invaders may pose a problem for this year’s sorghum harvest – but not in the way you might think. “The sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, also known as the sorghum aphid was recently detected in Kansas […]

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Warming trend this weekend »


This weekend will bring a gradual return toward readings more typical of mid-September. Surface high pressure will slowly move east today, leaving mostly sunny skies and a high of around 65. A few clouds will cross over tonight, with a low near 47. On Sunday highs will be near 80. Looking ahead into early next […]

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Section of Main will be closed Saturday for block party »


Beginning at noon Saturday, Main Street from Elm to Third will be closed to traffic. Traffic control devices will be in place to direct the traveling public. The road will reopen at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday. The closure will accommodate the fifth annual Crosspoint Church block party, which was originally scheduled to be at Municipal […]

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Hays Ducks Unlimited annual banquet set for Oct. 25 »


The Hays Ducks Unlimited Chapter has scheduled its annual banquet for Oct. 25 at the Ellis County Fairgrounds, 1343 Fairground Road. The doors will open at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and a live auction beginning at 8 p.m. There also will be a silent auction, raffles, and games and gifts for the […]

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Fort Hays State’s online program named best in Kansas »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s reputation as a national leader in the quality of its Virtual College programs was bolstered again this week when it was ranked the best college in Kansas for online education. TheBestSchools.org ranked FHSU No. 1 in an article, “The Best Online College in Each of America’s Fifty States.” […]

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