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Habitat for Humanity offers Marcon pies for fall fundraiser »

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Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County once again will partner with Marcon Pies, a long-established Kansas firm, for its annual Thanksgiving fundraiser. Because Marcon only ships orders of 50 pies or more, Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County is one of the few means of obtaining these delicious pies in this part of the state. […]

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HPD arrest log, Oct. 13 to 15 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Tyler John Luecke, 23, Hays, was arrested at 3:53 p.m. Oct. 14 in the 4300 block of Vine on suspicion of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence. Darin James Mewhinney, 28, Hays, was arrested at 9:13 p.m. […]

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Semi freed from Victoria railroad bridge UPDATE »

A semi-truck is stuck under the Victoria railroad bridge Tuesday morning.

VICTORIA — Traffic near Victoria was rerouted Tuesday morning after a semi became lodged under a railroad bridge. The truck was too tall to navigate the bridge, just off Old U.S. 40 on Cathedral Avenue. At approximately 9 a.m., the truck had been cleared from the scene. According to Victoria Police Chief Cole Dinkel, the […]

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Week of Halloween activities scheduled at Hays Public Library »

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Hays Public Library The Hays Public Library will celebrate Halloween for an entire week. There are numerous activities planned at the HPL for the public to enjoy. All programs are free. Sat. Oct. 25 at 11:59 p.m. Midnight Movie Double Feature. Two popular zombie movies will be shown at the HPL starting at midnight. There […]

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Reroute The Roadmap: ‘Trying to wake Kansans up’ (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post Six prominent women politicians in Kansas — three Democrats and three Republicans — have come together in a grassroots coalition to “Reroute The Roadmap.” They say Gov. Sam Brownback’s four-year “Roadmap For Kansas,” which phases out the state income tax, has put Kansas in financial trouble. One of the six charter […]

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Brownback, Davis debate will be streamed LIVE Tuesday »


Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and challenger Paul Davis will debate Tuesday at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters convention in Wichita. The luncheon event is scheduled to run from noon to 1:15 p.m., with the debate scheduled to begin at 12:40 p.m. Click below to watch.

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No new construction manager for Ellis County building projects »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The Ellis County Commission decided not to hire a construction manager to oversee the county’s three major building projects underway. “It’s not a good use of taxpayer dollars,” Chairwoman Barb Wasinger said during Monday night’s regular commission meeting. “We already have architects hired for these projects,” agreed commissioner Swede Holmgren, […]

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USD 489 looks to get public more involved in building discussions »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post At Monday’s work session, USD 489 Board of Education members prepared for next week’s board meeting when architects and financiers involved in the proposed $100 million in improvements to the district’s buildings will be available to answer questions and provide guidance. Board member Greg Schwarz talked about the importance of […]

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HPD activity log, Oct. 20 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted four traffic stops and received nine animal calls on Monday, Oct. 20, according to the HPD activity log. Mental Health Call, 1400 block East 29th, 1:25 a.m. Criminal Damage to Property, Hays, 2:45 a.m. Motor Vehicle Accident, 100 block West Eighth, 6:45 a.m. Bicycle/Lost,Found,Stolen, 2600 block Donald, 7:02 a.m. Motor […]

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Two adults, 2 children hospitalized after crash in NW Kansas »


GOODLAND- Four people were injured in an accident just before 5 p.m. on Monday in Sherman County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1985 Honda Accord driven by Jason C. Mora, 33, Goodland, was northbound U.S. 24 just north of Interstate 70 in the left lane. A 1999 Ford Taurus driven by Bess I. Clifford, […]

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Partly sunny, warm Tuesday »

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Foggy in some areas of western Kansas this morning with a chance of isolated thunderstorms tomorrow. Then clear and dry through Monday. Today Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 76. Light south southwest wind becoming south southeast 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Tonight Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, […]

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DSNWK awarded three-year CARF accreditation »


Based on an intensive three-day, on-site survey process conducted by CARF, Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas recently was notified it received a three-year accreditation for its programs that provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities. The accreditation outcome represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows DSNWK’s substantial […]

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Watch the entire Festival of Faith HERE »


The 23rd annual Festival of Faith was Sunday on the campus of Fort Hays State University. If you were unable to attend — or simply want to experience it again — click the player below.

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