SCOTT CITY — Police are seeking information on the theft of a 1979 Trans Am from a storage unit last week in Scott City. The classic vehicle was recovered in Norton, but the suspect or suspects remain at large. Anyone with information is asked to call the Scott City Police Department at (620) 872-2133. Click […]
CITY OF HAYS At 7 a.m. Tuesday, Commerce Parkway will be closed to through traffic at the Union Pacific railroad crossing for pavement repairs. Work should be complete and back open to traffic by the end of the same day. If anyone has questions or concerns, contact the Hays Public Works Department at 785-628-7350.
Gary Interviews Kay Werth about the Tour of Chapels Bike Ride
KWO TOPEKA – The Kansas Water Office’s (KWO) Smoky Hill-Saline Regional Advisory Committee (RAC), which includes Ellis County, will have a meeting to discuss current water issues affecting the region as well as the state. The meeting will be Thursday, June 20 at 10 a.m., at the Salina Water Treatment Plant, 401 5th Street in […]
MCPHERSON — McPherson College, a four-year private college located in central Kansas, recognizes its highest academic achievers in its spring 2019 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention. To qualify for the honor roll, students must be a full-time student and earn a grade point average of 3.55 or higher during the previous term. Students earning a […]
DCC RUSSELL – Opening Friday, June 21, 5-7 p.m., is the Deines Cultural Center’s summer art exhibition. “Layers” features six artists from or currently living in Russell, Kansas. The show includes acrylic, oil, and mixed media paintings by Bill Farmer, David Friday, and Shannon Trevethan, bronze sculpture by Matt Lyczak, and multimedia sculpture by Dustin […]
By JAMES BELL Hays Post Former Hays residents Nick and Andrea Felder wanted their young children to have the same childhood they did growing up around Hays so, after some planning, they developed the idea to open and run a child care center in the city. Now that plan is in action. The Bright Minds […]
A couple of food recalls caught my attention in a newsletter I received this week from K-State Research and Extension. One deals with frozen blackberries while the other recall is for all purpose flour sold at Aldi stores. Read on for more details. Frozen blackberries have been linked to possible Hepatitis A contamination. Hepatitis A […]
FHSU University Relations Degree programs offered by Fort Hays State University through its FHSU Virtual College received seven top-10 national recognitions along with several other rankings in May for being among the best and most affordable programs offered by U.S. colleges and universities. OnlineMasters.com gave the Virtual College 14 national rankings in 2019 for various […]
Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Monday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts […]
Thatch control for cool-season lawn grasses such as bluegrass and tall fescue is usually done in the fall but now is the time we should perform this operation for warm-season turfgrasses such as bermudagrass and zoysiagrass. Because these operations thin the lawn, they should be performed when the lawn is in the best position to recover. For warm-season grasses that […]
Want to present a piece at the Floriculture exhibit during the 2019 Ellis County Fair? Here are some tips from the Cottonwood District Master Gardeners on how to enter.
AAA TOPEKA —Whether your vacation takes you near or far, AAA Kansas offers travelers peace of mind with tips to keep your home safe while you’re away. Home burglaries increase in the summer months, according to the Insurance Information Institute, since burglars see vacations as an opportunity to target empty homes. July and August have […]