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TMP junior, math teacher honored by Kansas Next Step »

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The Board of Directors of Kansas Next Step Inc. have announced the Star Student and Teacher of the Month for October. This month’s Student of the Month is John Drees, a junior at TMP-Marian. John has been active in Student Council, debate, forensics, band, choir, golf and Boy Scouts. He has been described by his […]

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Relay For Life underway in Hays Mall parking lot »

ACS Relay for Life Ellis County has moved dates and location this year.  Activities are underway at the Hays Mall until 10p.m. tonight.

By BECKY KISER Hays Post It’s a new location, new day and perfect weather for the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser in Ellis County. This year’s event has been moved to October 17 instead of early June. It’s still outdoors–this time in the south parking lot of the Hays Mall instead of […]

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Immunizations to be discussed at next Science Cafe »


FHSU University Relations “Immunizations to Prevent and Eradicate Diseases” is the next Science Café at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Gella’s Diner, 117 E. 11 Street, Hays. Bevra Brinkman, infection prevention officer; Dr. Ellen Squire, pediatrician; and Kimberly Koerner, associate health nurse, will lead the discussion on the role of immunizations in the prevention […]

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K-State will have northwest Kansas Farm Bill meetings »


K-State News and Editorial Services MANHATTAN – Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 Farm Bill. To help them make informed decisions, K-State Research and Extension is teaming with several sponsors to bring 15 educational meetings to Kansans in January and February. “USDA has stated […]

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Student organization at FHSU to host video game gathering »


By NICK BUDD Hays Post Video gamers and others from around the community are invited to gather Saturday in the Black and Gold Room at 1 p.m. for a full night of gaming with others at TigerLan. The bi-annual event is hosted by the Advanced Technology Student Organization at FHSU and admission is free. The […]

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Hays man arrested on suspicion of multiple rape incidents »


By KARI BLURTON Hays Post A 28-year-old Hays man has been arrested on suspicion of four sexual offense allegations authorities said occurred between 2010 and 2014. According to court documents, Arthur L. Gonzales Jr. was arrested in August on one count of rape in which the victim was under the of age of 18, allegedly […]

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REMINDER: New date, location for 20th Relay for Life fundraiser »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The annual Ellis County Relay for Life has changed little the past 19 years. It’s always been the first week of June, and usually held at Hays Middle School. Now in its 20th year, the local fundraiser for the American Cancer Society will be Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Hays […]

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FHSU will play host to Kansas Artists and Craftsmen Conference »

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FHSU University Relations Members of the Kansas Artists and Craftsmen Association will meet for a conference Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 at Fort Hays State University. Members will also donate original pieces for a silent auction at Rock Haven Spa, Hays. The auction opens Friday at 6 p.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Proceeds will […]

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Dry and Cooler Saturday »


A nice Autumn weekend is in store for the area. Increasing clouds today with highs in the mid 60s this afternoon. Sunday will be warmer, with highs in the lower to mid 70s. An upper level disturbance will move in next Wednesday bringing chances for rain. Today: Sunny, with a high near 64. North wind […]

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Kansas High School Football Scoreboard for Week 7 »


Area Scores District Records In Parenthesis 4A-I District 8 Buhler(1-0) 55, Hays(0-1) 21 McPherson(1-0) 17, Abilene(0-1) 6 3A District 14 Beloit(1-0) 54, Hays-TMP-Marian(0-1) 7 Norton(1-0) 60, Russell(0-1) 14 6A District 8 Wichita Northwest(1-0) 61, Dodge City(0-1) 14 Hutchinson(1-0) 62, Garden City 14 5A District 6 Salina South(1-0) 14, Salina Central(0-1) 7 Great Bend(1-0) 27, Newton(0-1) […]

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2014 Kansas Speaks Survey: Wide dissatisfaction with Kan. politics »


FHSU University Relations Along with findings that the Kansas governor’s race is extremely tight, the sixth annual Kansas Speaks Survey, prepared by Fort Hays State University’s Docking Institute of Public Affairs, finds similar tightness in public perception of the job performance of the two major political parties. One-third (33 percent) of respondents are satisfied with […]

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Absence will cause slight delay in city’s decision on mall tax proposal »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays city commissioners are expected to move a proposed Commercial Improvement District at the Hays Mall to a future meeting after the public hearing next week. The issue was brought up during Thursday night’s Hays City Commission work session after Mayor Henry Schwaller said he will be absent at the […]

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Perplexed by school finance? Expert weighs in with explainer »

KSAB Associate Executive Director talks to USD 489 administration and staff Wednesday morning at Rockwell Administration Building

In the latest edition of the Tallman Education Report, Mark Tallman of the Kansas Association of School Boards attempts to clarify school funding across the state. School funding was the driving issue of the 2014 legislative session and remains the focus of several local and statewide races. Click HERE for Tallman’s take.  

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