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USD 489 BOE president impressed with candidates, community turnout »

Hundreds attend the City of Hays/USD 489 Election Forum Monday at FHSU.

By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Outgoing USD 489 Board of Education President James Leiker said he feels he will be leaving the school board in good hands after watching six school board candidates campaign for his spot and three others  in the USD 489 candidate section at Monday’s  forum held in Fort Hays State University’s […]

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Braun issues statement on withdrawal from school board race »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The school board section of Monday’s Hays city/USD 489 candidate forum at Fort Hays State University began with an announcement Jerry Braun had withdrawn from the race. Braun emailed a public statement Monday night: “Personal issues have occurred beyond my control which put into question my ability to adequately fulfill […]

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Criminal Justice Club sees part of New York City justice system »

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FHSU University Relations Members of the Criminal Justice Club at Fort Hays State University visited New York City over spring break to engage in activities that promote service and professionalism. The service project provided students the opportunity to serve lunch at the Xavier Mission Soup Kitchen on Sunday, March 15. They volunteered from 11:30 a.m. […]

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City to consider replats and rezoning for north Hays development »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post Hays City Commissioners will consider approval several resolutions and ordinances for continued development of residential and business areas in north Hays during their meeting Thursday night. Information was presented last week by Jesse Rohr, Superintendent of Planning, Inspection and Enforcement, for a replat in the North Hays Addition east of […]

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Cloudy, windy and a chance for rain »

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There is a slight chance for light rain showers later today and tonight. North winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph. A warming trend is on tap into the Weekend. Today A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Windy, with a north northeast wind 5 to […]

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Regional water meeting in Phillipsburg Thursday »

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Kansas Water Office TOPEKA–While 21 public meetings have been held, there are five more to be hosted in March by the Water Vision Regional Goal Leadership Teams to begin the goal setting process to help develop water supply goals for each region. Each of the 14 teams are participating in a public scoping process in […]

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City candidates talk priorities for Hays’ future (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post All the audience seats were filled for Tuesday night’s Hays City Commission Candidate Forum at Fort Hays State University hosted by the FHSU American Democracy Project and the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce. After brief opening statements of introduction from the four candidates, prepared questions came from moderator Dr. Larry […]

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One Hays school board candidate withdraws from race »

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The race for a seat on the USD 489 Board of Education changed Tuesday, as it was announced that Jerald J. Braun, Hays, has withdrawn his candidacy. The announcement was made at Tuesday’s candidate forum at Fort Hays State University, being aired live HERE.

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, March 20 »


March 20 Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 6:58 a.m. Harassment by Telephone or FAX, 1300 block Federal St, 8:28 a.m. Criminal Transport, Dodge City, 11:38 a.m. Disturbance, 1500 block West 27th, 6:32 p.m. Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 7:10 p.m. March 21 Driving Under the Influence, 1400 block Highway 40 Bypass, 1:51 a.m. Suicidal Subject, 1900 block 260th Avenue, […]

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Hays city/USD 489 candidate forum (WATCH LIVE) 6:30 p.m. »


The American Democracy Project and the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce city/school candidate forum is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday from Memorial Union. Hays City Commission candidates will open the event, followed by Hays USD 489 Board of Education candidates. Click below to watch the event live, courtesy Tiger Media Network.

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Sunflower Classic kicks off racing season at RPM Speedway »


Races return to Rolling Plains Motor Speedway for the 10th season this weekend with the annual Sunflower Classic. The annual 3rd annual two-day show is expected to draw 150 or more race teams to RPM Speedway in Hays. Hot laps start of 6 p.m. both Friday and Saturday evening with races starting at 7 p.m. […]

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HPD Activity Log March 23 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 19 traffic stops and 5 animal calls Monday, March 23, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Disturbance – Noise–300 block W 10th St, Hays;  12:45 AM; 1:15 AM Create Public Nuisance–600 block Elm St, Hays; 9:45 AM Civil Dispute–2000 block Walnut St, Hays; 10:05 AM MV Accident-Hit and […]

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SHPTV’s Signature Auction scheduled this month in Russell »

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SHPTV BUNKER HILL – Artists from across Kansas and beyond have donated their amazing works to the 2015 Smoky Hills Public Television Signature Auction. The auction is one of SHPTV’s largest fundraisers. The funding helps support the programming and services provided to central and western Kansas through local public television. More than 100 items have […]

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