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Partly sunny, chance of afternoon showers »

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Today A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low […]

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Another record enrollment at FHSU; China numbers still to come »

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FHSU University Relations Fort Hays State University, which has been setting records regularly since the turn of the century, has set another all-time record for enrollment in a spring semester. And the record enrollment for this semester will be even higher when final numbers arrive from China. The official 20th-day enrollment for spring 2015 is […]

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HPD Activity Log 2-24-15 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 3 animal calls and 14 traffic stops Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Found/Lost Property–600 block E 13th St, Hays; 11:25 AM Traffic/Driving Complaint–1300 block Main St, Hays; 12:26 PM Found/Lost Property–Hays; 12:54 PM MV Accident-Private Property–2200 block E 22nd St, Hays; 12:56 PM Animal […]

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Registration opens for Walk Kansas »

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K-State Research and Extension Can you meet the challenge of walking across — or around — the state? Walk Kansas is an 8-week health challenge from K-State Research and Extension encouraging teams of six people to increase exercise and eat more fruits and vegetables beginning March 15 through May 9. Walk Kansas encourages teams of […]

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Area High School Scoreboard for 2/24 »

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BOYS BASKETBALL Area Scores Dodge City 53, Hays 44 Hays-TMP-Marian 62, Plainville 58 Central Prairie League Central Plains 52, Ellinwood 21 Ness City 69, Dighton 38 St. John 65, Otis-Bison 41 Victoria 58, Osborne 57 Great West Activites Conference Scott City 65, Goodland 35 Mid-Continent League Beloit 80, Smith Center 48 Ellis 69, Oakley 59 […]

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Hays Post News for 2/24/15 »

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Ellis woman accused of passing 51 bad checks across region »

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KARI BLURTON Hays Post An Ellis woman was arrested on suspicion of up to 51 counts of theft by deception for allegedly passing bad checks at various businesses in Hays and across the region between the months of December and February. Amanda R. Berends, 34, was arrested Feb. 20 by Ellis Police Chief Taft Yates […]

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Media center makeover part of Ellis High transition plan »

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By KARI BLURTON Hays Post ELLIS — USD 388 administrators and Ellis High School are making plans for a small remodeling project to accommodate the relocation of seventh and eighth graders to the high school this fall. “We need to add one more classroom to make this happen,” said EHS Principal Corey Burton. “We have […]

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‘Young Masters’ opens Sunday at Deines Cultural Center »

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RUSSELL–March is Youth Art Month and to celebrate the Deines Cultural Center will be exhibiting artwork made by the students of Russell USD 407. Titled “Young Masters,” this exhibit features work from kindergarten to 12th grade in a variety of media. The opening reception will be Sunday, March 1, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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HPD Activity Log 2-23-15 »

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The Hays Police Department responded to 2 animal calls and 19 traffic stops Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, according to the HPD Activity Log. Intoxicated Subject–800 block Ash St, Hays; 02:02 AM Accident-City Street/Alley–7th and Ash St, Hays; 07:42 AM Drug Offenses/DUI–200 block E 8th St, Hays; 08:32 AM Theft (general)–1200 block Vine St, Hays; 09:14 […]

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City hopes water conservation rebate takes off in second year »

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By BECKY KISER Hays Post In addition to the new turf conversion program the city of Hays has started to help conserve water, this year Water Specialist Jason Riegel will also be concentrating on increased education and marketing of the rebate for low-flow urinals. “Last year was the pilot program for that rebate,” according to […]

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Hays public works director set to retire this summer »

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  By NICK BUDD Hays Post Hays Director of Public Works I.D. Creech will retire this summer. Assistant City Manager Paul Briseno confirmed Creech’s retirement Monday. The search for Creech’s replacement is ongoing, and the listing is posted on the city’s website. The director of public works is responsible for the service, solid waste, planning, […]

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Kan. troopers will be patrolling regional high schools »

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BY KARI BLURTON Hays Post Don’t be alarmed when you see extra troopers from the Kansas Highway Patrol and other local law enforcement hanging around area high schools this week. The annual Seat Belts are for Everyone Campaign, sponsored by  the Kansas Department of Transportation, begins Monday and runs though March 6. According to Kansas […]

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