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HPD activity log, Nov. 18 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 21 traffic stops and received seven animal calls on Tuesday, Nov. 18, according to the HPD activity log. Mental Health Call, Hays, 12:51 a.m. Abandoned Vehicle, 200 block West Eighth, 5:39 a.m. Abandoned Vehicle, 300 block East 12th, 8:31 a.m. Abandoned Vehicle, 400 block East 22nd, 8:38 a.m. Animal At […]

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Shorman speaks on new Title II regulations »

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Eagle Communications President and CEO Gary Shorman issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s recent announcement calling on the FCC to move away from the longstanding, bipartisan policy of lightly regulating the Internet to a policy that applies highly regulatory Title II regulations to the Internet. “President Obama’s call for the FCC to impose […]

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Sunny, warmer Wednesday »

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Dry weather can generally be expected through the weekend. There is a small chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle in south central Kansas late Thursday night and early Friday. Rain chances Saturday are very small and confined to south central Kansas. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph […]

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New FHSU Geosciences Dept. Chairman to share his experience as storm chaser »

Dr. Grady Dixon, FHSU Department of Geosciences Chairman

FHSU UNIVERSITY RELATIONS Dr. Grady Dixon, chair of the Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University, will speak about storm chasing at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Gella’s Diner, 117 E. 11th St. Dixon’s presentation, “Hail and Deer … and Several Other Answers to Your Questions About Storm Chasing,” will focus on his […]

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Ness Co. man dies after SUV hits guardrail, fence »


NESS CITY — A Kansas man died in an accident just before 9 p.m. Tuesday in Ness County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 GMC Envoy driven by Joshua W. Young, 34, Utica, was southbound on DD Road one mile east of Brownell. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a guardrail, entered the […]

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Hays Post News for 11/18/14 »

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Dole completes ‘thank-you tour’ of all 105 Kansas counties »

Senator Dole in Salina earlier this month

Sen. Bob Dole has officially traveled to all 105 counties within his home state of Kansas this year. Having begun the “thank you-tour” in April, the Russell native decided to travel to each of the state’s counties in order to express his gratitude to those who elected him for eight years to the House of […]

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37 months for man arrested in Ellis Co. with 100 kilos of pot »


WICHITA — A man from Arizona was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in federal prison after being stopped with almost 100 kilograms of marijuana in his car, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said in a news release Tuesday. Pilar Angel Leon-Beltran, 35, Tucson, Ariz., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute marijuana. In his […]

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Man arrested near Hays with 91 pounds of meth, coke is sentenced »

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WICHITA — A man from Nevada was sentenced Tuesday to 135 months in federal prison after being stopped in June with 80 pounds of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said in a news release Tuesday. Tomas Serrato-Jaimes, 31, Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. In his plea, […]

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DHDC marks Small Business Saturday with Christmas Cookie Exchange »

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The Downtown Hays Development Corp. is leading a Christmas Cookie Exchange to benefit the Hays Area Children’s Center. The event will take place on Small Business Saturday – Saturday, Nov. 29. Cookie Boxes can be purchased at participating businesses for $5, with proceeds benefiting the children’s center. Participating businesses include Bella Luna Boutique, C.S. Post […]

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Believe: The Polar Express makes tracks toward Ellis »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post ELLIS — The fifth annual Polar Express will pull into the Ellis Railroad Museum Depot from 6:15 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7. Dena Patee of the Ellis Chamber of Commerce says the fifth annual event, based on the “Polar Express” Christmas book and movie classic, is special for all ages. […]

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Ellis County will consider hiring freeze as wage study continues »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post With Ellis County in the midst of a wage and benefit study, Ellis County Commission Chair Barb Wasinger approached the idea of a possible hiring freeze within the county at Monday night’s meeting. Wasinger said as the results from the wage and benefit study come in, it is becoming apparent […]

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After machine error, Ellis County recount set for Tuesday »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The Ellis County Clerk’s office will hold a recount Tuesday after a clerical oversight on Election Night. After the Ellis County Commission gave approval for a recount at Monday night’s meeting, a board will recount approximately 800 paper ballots, according to Ellis County Clerk Donna Maskus. The error was caused […]

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