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Kansas Health Foundation awards grant to Fort Hays State »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University received a grant of $15,397 from the Kansas Health Foundation Board of Directors to fund a “Healthy Reading for Kids: Food & Fitness Project” in Hays. Healthy Reading for Kids addresses obesity among U.S. children and encourages healthy living and positive attitudes toward fitness and fruit and vegetable […]

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Aikido instructor at FHSU attends national seminar »

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FHSU University Relations While most seminars involve hours of sitting and listening to speakers, Fort Hays State University adjunct instructor Brandon Nimz, Hays, spent his time at the Aikido Association of America’s national instructor seminar throwing people on the ground. Aikido is a Japanese martial art that involves joint locks, throws and philosophical teachings. Nimz […]

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Hays Mall nearing completion of first phase of redevelopment »

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By RICKY KERR Hays Post Following demolition of the former Montana Mike’s and a bank drive-through, contractors are in the process of resurfacing the Hays Mall parking lot, as well as continuing interior improvements at the facility. “We are asking all customers to park to the south of our main entrance effective June 22 so […]

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Wichita State professors share views on changing political climate »


Wichita State University You don’t have to follow politics to know that different factions of American government can’t seem to get along. Partisan ideology has created a sharp divide between the Democratic and Republican parties that has bled over into everyday life. As the rhetoric heats up ahead of the 2016 presidential battle, those divisions […]

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Commercial insurance renewal, wastewater plant rehab on city agenda »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post The date for a public meeting regarding the wastewater facility rehabilitation plan will be set this evening during the Hays City Commission meeting. The city plans to apply for a State Revolving Loan (SRF) to pay for the $28 million project. The public meeting will include a discussion of the […]

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HPD arrest log, June 18 to 21 »

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All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Abduallah Muaid Alsaif, 23, Hays, was arrested at 2:04 a.m. June 18 in the 500 block of West Seventh on suspicion of battery and criminal damage to property. Rolando Orona, 23, Hays, was arrested at 1:40 a.m. June 20 in the 300 […]

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HPD Activity Log June 24 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 10 animal calls and 13 traffic stops Wednesday, June 24, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Animal At Large–2700 block Vine St, Hays; 6:56 AM Suspicious Activity–1100 block E 30th St, Hays; 6/23 10:20 PM; 6/24 9:38 PM Probation/Parole Violation–1200 block Fort St, Hays; 1:17 PM Criminal Trespass–2900 […]

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City of Hays will offer well-wishes to Briseno at reception »


The city of Hays will have a reception in honor of Assistant City Manager Paul Briseno, who is leaving after more than five years of service. The come-and-go event will be 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2, at  City Hall, 1507 Main. Briseno is leaving Hays to become assistant city manager in Kearney, Neb. […]

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INSIGHT KANSAS: The rest of the story »


Growing up, listening to 1950s’ AM radio, I’d regularly hear the breathless, distinctive Paul Harvey talk about “the rest of the story.” It was true then, true now. There’s almost always something more. This year in Kansas, despite the juicy, if distressing, headlines on the budget and taxes, the “rest of the story” is likely […]

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FHSU student bikes across America for cancer »


FHSU University Relations Over a span of 70 days, Halle Stephens, Arapahoe, Neb., will bike from Baltimore, Md., to Portland, Ore., to raise funds and awareness for cancer. Stephens, a junior majoring in music education at Fort Hays State University, named her bike “Vivace,” an Italian term used by musicians to indicate “lively” or “fast.” […]

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Hays-area officers ready to make a run for Special Olympics »

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BY AMY BALTODANO Hays Post Local law enforcement officers will be out in force this weekend — to help promote and raise funds for Special Olympians. The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run will be Saturday. This year, participants have the option of running or riding a bicycle. “This one is just law enforcement, they just […]

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MIT calculator explains ‘living wage’ in Ellis Co., Kansas »

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a living wage calculator for every county in the United States. Click HERE for the Ellis County statistics. Click HERE to search all Kansas counties.

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Sunny, hot and a chance thunderstorms »

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    A cold front will move across western Kansas tonight and be near Dodge City by around midnight, then move into the Medicine Lodge area by morning. A few severe thunderstorms are possible with the front until around midnight. Hail to quarter size and strong wind gusts are possible. Today  A 10 percent chance […]

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