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Klaus retiring post as Ellis County Rural Fire director »

Ellis County Rural Fire Director Dick Klaus

By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post After more than 35 years with the Ellis County Rural Fire Department — 22 years as director — Dick Klaus will retire this summer. Klaus began working at the rural fire department in 1978 and, at Monday night’s Ellis County Commission meeting, said he plans to retire in June. The […]

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Cathedral Concert will be rebroadcast tonight on 14-KAYS »

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The annual Cathedral Concert, which was Dec. 7 from the Basilica of St Fidelis in Victoria, will be rebroadcast in its entirety at 7 p.m. Wednesday on KAYS-1400 AM. The Eagle Radio presentation is brought to listeners commercial-free thanks to Gorham State Bank in Victoria and Gorham. Tune in tonight to hear the annual event, […]

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Moran: Securing the future of aerospace in Kansas »


By U.S. Sen. JERRY MORAN Safeguarding our nation means both a strong national defense and a strong economy. The aerospace industry is where these two priorities combine. In today’s global economy, aerospace provides vital opportunities for America at home and abroad, and Kansas is fortunate to be at the crossroads of the aerospace industry. In […]

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‘House2Home’ will premiere next year on Eagle Community TV »

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Eagle Community Television next year will premiere “House2Home,” a new home improvement show starring local builder Kris Munsch. Eagle’s Andrea Clinkscales will co-host “House2Home,” which will feature topics ranging from interior and exterior improvements to life lessons. The show also will welcome a number of local experts who will help turn houses into homes. The […]

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Partly cloudy, chance of rain, snow »

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A weak weather system will bring a wintry mix tonight. Today A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. East southeast wind 8 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tonight Snow, mainly before 3am. Low around 29. East wind 7 to […]

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December’s Best of the Best recognized by Hays USD 489 »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Lincoln Elementary fourth grader Riley Kershner and  O’Loughlin Elementary special education teacher Nancy Lundy received December’s Best of the Best Award at Monday’s Hays USD 489 Board of Education meeting. Lincoln Elementary Principal Elaine Rohleder nominated Kershner for her ability to “brighten” everyone’s day and to “always be ready to […]

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Hays Post News for 12/16/14 »

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Gov. appoints new commissioner for northwest Kansas county »

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TOPEKA–Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced the appointment of retired United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Rodney E. Radcliffe as the Cheyenne County Commissioner for the 2nd District. Radcliffe will complete the term of retiring commissioner Dale Patton. “Rodney’s decorated military career combined with government experience in fiscal management makes him an excellent choice […]

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Grant supports program for healthy cooking options in rural Kansas »

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First Care Clinic in Hays has been awarded nearly $3,700 through the Kansas Health Foundation’s Recognition Grants program. The announcement was made Tuesday in a news release. The funding will help support  the clinic’s program “Healthy Cooking Options in Rural Kansas–What To Do When Resources are Limited.” “We have established the trust of our patients attending the […]

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USD 489 to look toward local legislators for funding help »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post At Monday’s Board of Education meeting, Hays USD 489 Superintendent Dean Katt said he will meet with local legislators soon to find out what the district can expect regarding funding for the next school year in light of the state’s bipartisan research committee projecting a $648 million budget shortfall for […]

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HPD activity log, Dec. 16 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 12 traffic stops and received four animal calls on Monday, according to the HDP activity log. Oct. 22 Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay 3000 block New Way, 5:00 p.m. Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay 3000 block New Way, 5:00 p.m. Nov. 2 Contempt of Court/Fail to Pay 3000 block New […]

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County extends closed days at courthouse due to relocation »

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Ellis County Administrative offices will close at the end of the business day on Dec. 30 and not open again until Jan. 6. Earlier this month the Ellis County Commission approved closing the administrative offices on Dec. 30 and reopening Jan. 2 but County Administrator Greg Sund said Monday they are going to use Jan. 2 to move computers […]

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HAWVER: Brownback plan in full effect — for good or ill »


Gov. Sam Brownback: Fiendishly clever…or not. Boy, how often do you get to write that about a governor? Here’s how this shakes out. Brownback, of course, signed into law massive income tax cuts two years ago, and while the cuts were bigger than he wanted, he’s got them. And, for a very conservative governor, he […]

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