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FHSU professor included in panel of experts in nationwide study »


FHSU University Relations Dr. Adam Holden, chair of the Department of Teacher Education at Fort Hays State University, was consulted in a recent analysis of 2014’s best and worst states for teachers by WalletHub, an online financial resource site. The article, “2014’s Best and Worst States for Teachers,” analyzed and ranked the 50 states in […]

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String of tire slashings on Eighth Street under investigation »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post The Hays Police Department is investigating a string of tire slashings at auto businesses and homes occurring overnight Sunday. According to HPD Assistant Police Chief Brian Dawson, an officer responded to the first report of criminal damage at 8:45 a.m. at A&A Coors Inc., 751 E. Eighth. Dawson said a […]

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Next steps on $100M bond proposal discussed by USD 489 »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Architects and financial consultants provided “next step” ideas regarding the proposed November 2015 bond election to fund $100 million in recommended updates to USD 489 buildings at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. The series of district-wide renovations were recommended recently by the Facility Needs Committee after two years of study. […]

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The Forum: A preview of Tiger basketball from Coach Johnson »

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With basketball season fast approaching, Eagle’s Gary Shorman got a chance to talk to Fort Hays State University men’s basketball coach Mark Johnson in the latest episode of The Forum. The Tiger men begin their season Nov. 14. Click HERE for the entire interview.

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Hays Med prepared for possible Ebola patients (VIDEO) »

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“If I had to wake up and worry about something, it’s probably not going to be about getting Ebola, especially in Hays, Kansas.” Hays Med Chief Medical Officer Dr. Larry Watts By BECKY KISER Hays Post Americans are much more likely to contract the flu virus than Ebola, according to officials at Hays Medical Center. […]

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Haunted Boot Hill to showcase Wild West days of Hays »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post Several icons  from the Wild West days of Hays will “resurrect” themselves at Boot Hill on Friday evening, as the the Ellis County Historical Society hosts Haunted Boot Hill. The staged performance features Hays historical characters such as Kate Coffey, owner of Kate Coffey’s Saloon; Sheriff Pete Lanahan; dance-hall girl […]

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‘Kind’ and ‘joyful’ describe USD 489’s Best of the Best award winners »

USD 489 board member congratulates Mahala Gregg  for winning "Best of the Best" student award.

By KARI BLURTON Hays Post One young student and one longtime staff member from Hays USD 489 are the district’s first recipients of the Best of the Best Awards announced at Monday’s board of education meeting. O’Loughlin Elementary third-grader Mahala Gregg won the Best of the Best student award and O’Loughlin fourth-grade teacher Sonya Herl […]

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HPD activity log, Oct. 27 »

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The Hays Police Department conducted seven traffic stops and received eight animal calls on Monday, Oct. 27, according to the HPD activity log. Criminal damage to property, 1000 block Reservation Road, 8:19 a.m. Motor vehicle accident, Seventh and Fort, 9:57 a.m. Animal at large, 2400 block Pershing, 11:10 a.m. Violation of restraining order, 2100 block […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, Oct. 24 to 27 »


Oct. 24 Motor vehicle accident, 600 block East Fifth, 5:20 a.m. Warrant service/failure to appear, 200 block East 17th, Aug. 5 Warrant service/failure to appear, 100 block West 12th, Sept. 23 Oct. 25 Civil transport/welfare check, 300 block East 14th, 7:58 a.m. Burglary/storage unit, 800 block 270th Avenue, 10:54 p.m. Cattle out, Interstate 70, 12:56 […]

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REMINDER: Church will offer up tips for new, expectant parents »

Celebration Community Church. 5790 230th Ave. 9:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. Sunday Services.

Celebrate Health, a ministry of Celebration Community Church, will offer “Baby Basics” tonight. The session will help answer questions about pregnancy, labor and how to care for a newborn. Registered nurse Avry St. Peter will lead the session, scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. The session will be the first of […]

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Schoenchen craft, vendor event scheduled for Nov. 9 »


SCHOENCHEN — The annual Shopping in Schoenchen Craft and Vendor Extravaganza is scheduled for next month. The event will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Schoenchen Community Center, with the Altar Society serving lunch. The first 30 customers will receive a goodie bag full of coupons, vendor samples and more.

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Sunny, cooler Tuesday »

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Mostly sunny skies today with highs up into the 60s this afternoon. Today Sunny, with a high near 66. West northwest wind 6 to 14 mph. Tonight Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Wednesday Patchy frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near […]

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