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First day of alley cleanup clears curbside junk »

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Hays Public Works Department The first day of alley cleanup , Oct. 27, has been successful. The Alley Cleanup Progress Map available on the City’s website shows the first day’s progress. Once crews have been through an area, they will not return for additional items. As in years past, the City WILL NOT pick up tires, hazardous […]

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Rush Co. woman hospitalized after car hits culvert »


HAYS- A Rush County woman was injured in an accident just before 2 p.m. on Monday in Ellis County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Ford E350 driven by Jacqueline A. Lattin, 38, Hays, was southbound on U.S.183 a mile south of Mount Pleasant Road. The KHP said the vehicle failed to yield right […]

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Anthem will lead to awards, building discussions at USD 489 meeting »

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 By KARI BLURTON Hays Post A performance of the national anthem by Hays High School’s Full Chord Press will open Monday’s Hays USD 489 school board evening. A new portion of the agenda, “School Spotlights,” will showcase the district successes and initiatives such as last week’s Kindness Day at O’Loughlin Elementary in honor of National […]

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Roberts: A vote for me is a vote for a Republican Senate majority »


By NICK BUDD Hays Post Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts is putting it plain and simple to voters. “The choice is pretty simple folks: A vote for Pat Roberts is a vote for a majority in the Senate for the Republican Party,” Roberts said to a crowd of approximately 100 people on Saturday morning. “We […]

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HaysMed’s Cardiovascular-Stroke Team earns award at summit »

Stroke Cardio Team 2014

Hays Med Hays Medical Center’s Cardiovascular-Stroke Team has received the 2014 Leadership in Hospital Setting Award from the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative, a partnership of the Kansas Hospital Association and the Kansas Medical Society. The awards honor patient safety champions across Kansas. Hospitals and medical professionals throughout the state are invited annually to nominate recipients. The […]

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Hays Post offering free tickets to upcoming Sebelius Lecture Series »

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Hays Post is giving away three pairs of tickets to the upcoming Sebelius Lecture Series. The guest lecturer will be Jay Carney, former White House press secretary in the Obama administration. The event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the campus of Fort Hays State University. To register […]

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Local ‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities’ contest winners announced »

Poster Hoxie

The Kansas Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Kansas Highway Patrol, today announced Blaire Beougher, 5, Stockton; Conner Miller, 9, Gorham; and Taylor Stein, 12, Hoxie, are the northwest Kansas regional winners in the 2014 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest. Each winner will receive a bicycle and a helmet donated by […]

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Candidate forum will be Thursday on FHSU campus »


The Fort Hays State University Student Government Association will host a Fall Election Forum this week as the November general election looms. The forum will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at FHSU’s Robbins Center. Candidates or their surrogates in races for seats in the 111th District of Kansas House of Representatives, First District in U.S. […]

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Hays artist featured at new Birger Sandzén exhibit »


Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery LINDSBORG — New exhibitions at the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery include photographs by Jim Richardson of Lindsborg, watercolor monotypes by Kathleen Kuchar of Hays; and the Gallery’s annual “Holiday Gift Show.”  They will be on display from Nov. 2 through Jan. 1, with an opening reception planned for Sunday, Nov. 2, […]

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Water education emphasis to begin next month (VIDEO) »


By BECKY KISER Hays Post The city of Hays is becoming about as water efficient as it can be, according to officials. Commissioners Henry Schwaller, Eber Phelps and Shaun Musil attended a regional water conference in Las Vegas earlier this month. Assistant City Manager Paul Briseno, who had to stay behind, said this is one […]

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Hansen Foundation grant will benefit Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute »

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HaysMed The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has awarded the HaysMed Foundation a $100,000 grant toward the purchase of a new linear accelerator with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy capability for the Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute. The linear accelerator is the key equipment for delivering radiation. The current radiation equipment is 14 years old and is not compatible […]

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Red Ribbon Week the topic on Eagle Morning Show »

Red Ribbon Week crop

Holy Family Elementary School teacher Jennie Helget appeared on Monday morning’s Eagle Morning Show to talk with Scott Boomer about Red Ribbon Week activities. Red Ribbon week runs Oct. 27 to 31. The school has a different event scheduled each day to mark the anti-drug week, with the them “Our School Is Too Cool For […]

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TMP autumn evening prayer is Monday at FHSU »


The Thomas More Prep-Marian Cantores Minores and Cantores Primores will present “Autumni Vesperae,” an autumn evening prayer in chant and song at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The event will be at the Comeau Catholic Campus Center on the campus of Fort Hays State University.

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