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DSNWK employee finds cash, turns it in to HPD »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post Hays resident Jeff Saindon was shaking a lot of hands at work Friday morning. The longtime employee of Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas Employment Connections was on the job as usual at the Hays Regional Airport. While he was cleaning in the terminal area about 9:20 a.m., Saindon found what […]

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23rd annual Festival of Faith: ‘Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled’ »

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The 23rd annual Festival of Faith is scheduled for 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Beach-Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on the campus of Fort Hays State University. The theme for the event, sponsored by the Ellis County Ministerial Alliance and the Hays Area Chamber of Commerce, is “Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled” […]

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‘Power of Pink’ sets tone for upcoming Day of Caring event »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Paula Flesher, executive director of the Cancer Council of Ellis County, describes the 19th annual Day of Caring runway fashion show for cancer survivors as a symbol of beating cancer. Flesher said most models, all breast cancer survivors, begin the runway walk in front of hundreds of people with some […]

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‘Facing The Giants’ will be screened Friday at Hays church »

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98.5 The Truth presents the family-friendly film ”Facing The Giants” as its latest Free Friday Flix. “Facing the Giants” — from the producers of “Fireproof” and “Courageous” — follows the personal struggles of high school football coach Grant Taylor (played by director and co-writer Alex Kendrick). Taylor is faced with the possibility of losing his […]

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Commissioners OK repeal of Hays taxi ordinances »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post During Thursday night’s regular meeting, Hays city commissioners agreed unanimously to repeal some of the taxi cab ordinances in the city code. Staff told the commission there were several issues with the current licensing process, noting they did not believe it was a good use of time or city resources. […]

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Journalist, exec will help FHSU celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month »

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FHSU University Relations As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Fort Hays State University’s Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO) will bring nationally recognized college speaker, award-winning journalist and leadership executive Antonio Neves to campus at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Cody Commons, Memorial Union. Neves’ mission in life is to help college students and young professionals […]

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Russell Community Theater presents ‘Delval Divas’ Oct. 7 to 11 »

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Submitted by RCT RUSSELL — Russell Community Theater closes out its 2014 season with “Delval Divas,” written by Barbara Pease Weber and directed by RCT volunteer John Dumler. This contemporary comedy shows a slice of life from the inside of the Delaware Valley Federal Correctional Facility. Delval houses some of the most successful “pink”-collar criminals […]

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TMP homecoming bonfire is a father/son tradition (VIDEO) »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post It’s long been a tradition at TMP-Marian High School for fathers of senior class students to build the homecoming bonfire, usually with help from their sons. Dean Haselhorst worked with his son Kolby and several other parents and their sons to gather and stack approximately 500 wood pallets donated by various […]

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Hays commissioners approve public hearing for mall sales tax hike »

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By NICK BUDD Hays Post At Thursday’s regular meeting, the Hays City Commission voted 3-2 to schedule an Oct. 23 public hearing for a proposed community improvement district on the the Mall at Hays property. The commission will not take action on the proposal until after the public hearing. Mall management company DP Management of […]

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HPD activity log, Sept. 25 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted nine traffic stops and received 12 animal calls on Thursday, Sept. 25, according to the HPD activity log. Drug offenses, 400 block West Fourth, 12:52 a.m. 911 hangup call, 2700 block Country Lane, 2:27 a.m. Motor vehicle accident/private property, 4000 block General Hays, 10 p.m. Lost animals, 400 block West […]

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FHSU again among national leaders in civic engagement »


FHSU University Relations For a third year, Fort Hays State University has been selected as a National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Lead Initiative institution for its work over the past year and for its plans for the coming year to create opportunities for students to engage in the civic life of the campus and […]

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Sunny, mild Friday »

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Mostly sunny conditions with highs in 80s can be expected today through the weekend period. The lows each night will be in the upper 50s to lower 60s. The chance for showers and thunderstorms will return to western Kansas late Monday as an upper level trough crosses the central Rockies. Today Sunny, with a high […]

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REMINDER: Railroad work will close Vine crossing over weekend »


Beginning Friday, railroad work is expected to snarl traffic in Hays. From Friday to Sunday, the Vine Street railroad crossing at Eighth Street will be completely closed in both directions as Union Pacific works on the crossing surface. Through traffic will be detoured around Hays on the U.S. 183 Bypass, while local traffic will be […]

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