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Convention center plans suffer blow

The plan for a Hays convention center has suffered a potential setback after Walmart raised concerns about its role in funding the facility's construction.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hays Daily News

County still seeks trims on renovations

The Ellis County Commission met with the architect for the courthouse and Law Enforcement Center renovation project in a special meeting Tuesday at the courthouse.

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Hays Daily News

Tale of two laws

Dead dinosaurs are so much easier to please than living mammals. Of course, fossils are incapable of feedback, so we are making an assumption here.

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Related Topix: Paleontology, Dinosaur, Science, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Hays, KS, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Education Etc., Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hays Daily News

Start by believing

If you notice a sudden uptick in people wearing the color teal this week, there is a logical explanation.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Opinion

Hays Daily News

County commission discusses bids

Ellis County commissioners received a report on purchasing new air packs from Ellis County Rural Fire Director Dick Klaus in Monday's meeting at the Ellis County Courthouse.

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Hays Daily News

Building fire reported in Hays

At 7:55 p.m. Monday, the Hays Fire Department, supported by the Hays Police Department and Ellis County EMS, was dispatched to a building fire at 409 W. 13th.

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Related Topix: Fire, Hays, KS

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Hays Daily News

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If Sheridan County slips any lower, it soon will no longer be in the top 10 as far as sporting low unemployment rates.

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Related Topix: Sheridan County, KS, Greeley County, KS, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hays Daily News

Officials say LOB hike could help

Nearly 14,200 qualified voters in Hays USD 489 will have a chance to decide in June whether to increase the local option budget from 30 percent to 31 percent.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Hays Daily News

City considers taxi license

Marlin Daubert, Bison, said he represented Yadday Enterprises LLC, dba Convenience Cab, when he spoke to commissioners.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Bison, Bison, KS, Tonganoxie, KS, Rush County, KS

Hays Daily News

Drought severity boosted

Continuing drought conditions this spring have prompted the National Drought Mitigation Center to put both Ellis and Russell counties into the extreme drought category.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Russell County, KS, Agriculture, Science, Colby, KS

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hays Daily News

Treasurer announces unclaimed local assets

The Kansas State Treasurer's Office has listed the top 10 unclaimed assets for the city of Hays and Ellis County.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hays Daily News

Students become oil prospectors for a day

From exploration to totaling up expenses, Cheryl Shepherd-Adams' senior advanced physics class at Hays High School got a crash course in the oil business Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hays Daily News

Fire department called to structure fire

At 8:06 p.m. Saturday, the Hays Fire Department, supported by the Hays Police Department and Ellis County EMS, responded to a building fire at 2502 Virginia Drive.

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Related Topix: Fire

Hays Daily News

Tax rebate might hit Ellis County hard

Ellis County commissioners learned the bill for a tax rebate could be a little higher in Monday's regular meeting at the Ellis County Courthouse.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hays Daily News

Walk raises awareness, funds for disease

The second annual Walk MS brought approximately 120 people Saturday to Aubel-Bickle Park.

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Related Topix: Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Kansas man killed in rollover crash

A severe thunderstorm watch until 7 p.m. has been issued for much of the eastern half of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

Hays Daily News

Homeschoolers share curricula at event

The Ellis County Home School Network curriculum fair Thursday night at North Oak Community Church is an idea swap of sorts.

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Related Topix: Home Schooling, Education, Kids, Family

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hays Daily News

Commission stalls project bids, expresses concerns

Ellis County commissioners delayed until next week's meeting to advertise for bids again for renovation of the new county administration building at 718 Main.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Hays Daily News

Aging issues addressed in April Extension programs

Groucho Marx once said anyone can get old, all you have to do is live long enough.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS, Fort Hays State University

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hays Daily News

Fire investigation ongoing; $2,500 reward being offered

It's been two weeks since rural firefighters last were called out to battle the work of an arsonist, but the criminal investigation hasn't slowed.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Hays, KS

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