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HMS students mark Constitution Day by forming American flag »

Hays Middle School creates human American Flag for National Constitution Day Wednesday.

Time Lapse Video, courtesy HMS By KARI BLURTON Hays Post To mark National Constitution Day, 600 students at Hays Middle School gathered Wednesday morning to form the American flag in honor of . According to HMS social studies teacher Michele Brungardt, the social studies department is “celebrating freedom” and teaching students about the Constitution in […]

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Ag Research Center employee honored for 40 years of service »


TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback joined with the Kansas Department of Administration on Friday in honoring more than 100 state employees who have served the state for more than 40 years. Brownback and KDOA Secretary Jim Clark awarded an official service pin celebrating the longevity of each honoree who completed either 40 or 50 years […]

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Sternberg programs in September will look to the stars »

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Sternberg Museum of Natural History has several events remaining on the calendar for September. September events include: Thursday, Sept. 18: Junior Science Explorers (grades 4-5) 3:30 ot 5:00 p.m. at the museum —“ Traveling to Galaxies Far, Far Away.” Participants will learn just how far away planets are from one another, current space exploration (and […]

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Program will offer tips on tree planting in NW Kansas »

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Fall is an excellent time to plant trees. However, to have success, the right tree must be planted in the right place, the right way. Holly Dickman, Ellis County Horticulture Extension Agent, is offering an informational program for those interested in learning more about trees suited for this area of the state. This program will […]

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Space still available for much-anticipated TailGreat event »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post TailGreat returns to Lewis Field Stadium this Saturday — and time is running out to get a spot reserved. The annual Hays Area Chamber of Commerce fundraising event was created to help draw more community support to Fort Hays State football games while establishing an event where the community can […]

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Distracted driving simulation at Fort Hays serves as caution »

Distracted Driving Simulation Test Friday at FHSU's Memorial Union

By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Fort Hays State University’s Tiger CLAWS — Campus Leaders Advocating Wellness for Students — wants to remind the community of the dangers of distracted driving. To help drive that home, the group recently brought the “Save A Life Tour” to FHSU’s Memorial Union. The Safe A Life Tour travels the […]

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FHSU’s Moss-Thorns Gallery hosts exhibitions throughout the year »

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FHSU University Relations The 2014-15 season of art has begun at Fort Hays State University’s Department of Art and Design. Exhibitions during the fall, spring and summer will be in the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art in Rarick Hall, room 102. During the fall and spring, the gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to […]

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Extension series ranges from tech tips to fraud prevention »

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This month, the Ellis County Extension Office will kick off the first of three programs in it’s new Community Education Series. “Knowledge for Life’s Concerns” is the theme for this year’s series. Three programs will focus on bringing the latest resources to community members on several topics. The sessions are free and open to the […]

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Transformer failure leads to short power outage »

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There was a limited power outage early Wednesday morning, which Midwest Energy believes to be related to a transformer failure. Midwest spokesman Mike Morley said the outage, which began at 6:18 a.m., affected three customers in the 100 block of East 23rd for 48 minutes. “Forty-eight minutes … that’s very quick for a transformer repair,” […]

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Delta Zeta will tug to raise money for FHSU clinic »


FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University’s Delta Omega chapter of Delta Zeta sorority will hold a Jell-O tug-of-war from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday in the Lewis Field Stadium parking lot. Each team will have four members. The registration fee is $20 per team. Teams can be all male, female or co-ed. Turtle […]

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NW Kansans on Moran’s Service Academy Selection Board »


WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., in a news release Tuesday announced the members of his 2014 Kansas Service Academy Selection Board. The 20-member board will review applications and interview candidates who are applying for admission to U.S. Service Academies. These include the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and […]

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HPD arrest log, Sept. 11 to 14 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Kayton Connor Andrew, 19, Hays, was arrested at 12:26 a.m. Sept. 13 in the 300 block of West 11th on suspicion of interference with a law enforcement official and underage consumption of alcohol. Caleb John Cherryholmes, 20, Hays, was arrested at 2:10 […]

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HPD activity log, Sept. 16 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 21 traffic stops and received 14 animal calls on Tuesday, Sept. 16, according to the HPD activity log. Water use violation, 2800 block Augusta, 2:54 a.m. Animal at large, 700 block East Sixth, 7:37 a.m. Motor vehicle accident, 22nd and Canterbury, 7:39 a.m. Abandoned vehicle, 500 block East 14th, 7:43 […]

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