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Yesterday | Hays Daily News

Roberts, Moran urge voters to restore Republicans

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts got a bit of a boost Thursday in his re-election bid when his fellow senator and former Hays resident Jerry Moran stopped by a town hall meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Pat Roberts, Hays, KS

Yesterday | Hays Daily News

Group approves aerial permit

The Ellis County Joint Planning commission met Wednesday and approved a conditional-use permit for an aerial application business near Mount Pleasant and 390th Avenue.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Thursday | Hays Daily News

Longtime Hays CVB director ready to retire

After promoting Hays as a destination for approximately 28 years, the director of the Hays Convention and Visitors Bureau is retiring.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS, Fort Hays State University

Thursday | Hays Daily News

4 arrested in drug sweep

Search warrants were executed Monday in Hays and McCracken, resulting in the arrest of four people on drug-related charges, Ellis County Undersheriff Bruce Hertel said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, McCracken, KS, Hays, KS, Victoria, KS

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hays Daily News

Extension agent discovers rural life

Trying to learn more about American 4-H customs is one of the primary reasons for Cindy Yen's three-month visit to the United States this summer.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, Ellis, KS, Kansas

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hays Daily News

Area students swarm to ACT tests

A total of 75 percent of Kansas high school graduating seniors participated in the test compared to 57 percent nationally.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Kids, Family

Hays Daily News

Power back, cleanup today

Western Cooperative Electric crews will be back in the field today cleaning up the mess left in the wake of Friday's fast-moving storm.

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Related Topix: Trego County, KS, Ellis, KS, Schoenchen, KS

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hays Daily News

Sheriff's office, court system advise of scam

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office and Ellis County District Court have issued a statement warning residents about an email scam that falsely claims the recipient is scheduled to appear in court.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Hays Daily News

United Way fundraising campaign kicks off

Hays community leaders gathered Friday in the Rose Garden Banquet Hall to support United Way of Ellis County as it launched a campaign to raise $490,000 by the end of 2014.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS

Hays Daily News

Storm knocks out power, brings floods

High winds packed a punch to southwestern Ellis County on Friday evening, taking down approximately 20 power poles and leaving some rural residents without electricity.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hays, KS, St. Francis, KS, Trego County, KS

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hays Daily News

Community project to offer seniors free home evaluations

Good Samaritan Society of Hays is planning a project to help make home a little safer for several area residents.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hays Daily News

Road work has county at crossroads

The prospect of bonding infrastructure projects near a growing industrial area sparked debate Monday at the Ellis County Commission meeting.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Wrong-way driver from Great Bend sentenced for mansl...

A Great Bend man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for causing a fatal accident last September, when he drove the wrong way on Interstate 70 in Ellis County.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, Wichita, KS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hays Daily News

Fire departments plan county-wide training

Less than a handful of people know where the training will take place or what will be involved, Ellis County Rural Fire Director Dick Klaus said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ellis, KS, Victoria, KS

Hays Daily News

King talks KDOT programs

"I like getting out and speaking with people, promoting the programs that we have," said King, who was in Hays on Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Pawnee County Sheriff's Report

Thursday, Aug. 14 6:22 a.m. - A controlled burn was rerported at 1046 K-19 Wednesday, Aug. 13 2:15 a.m. - An alarm sounded at Madden Oil 2:37 a.m. - An inmate was released 7:42 a.m. - A truck struck a deer at U.S. 56 and U.S. 183 11:01 a.m. - Cattle were loose at T Road and 320th 11:06 a.m. - Offender registry was completed 11:40 a.m. - Deputies ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Pawnee County, KS, Burdett, KS

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hays Daily News

Judge sentences wrong-way driver to prison

Punishment doled out in driving-under-the-influence cases can serve many purposes, District Judge Ed Bouker said Wednesday after listening to nearly two hours of testimony in Ellis County District Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Hays Daily News

Defendant fails to appear; warrant issued

A bench warrant was issued Tuesday for the arrest of 24-year-old Megan R. Tibke after she failed to appear in Ellis County District Court on traffic and felony criminal charges including aggravated kidnapping.

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Related Topix: Hays, KS, Rooks County, KS, Graham County, KS

Hays Daily News

Open carry policy on Hays City Commission agenda

The Hays City Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in city hall to debate prohibiting the open carry of firearms in city buildings.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Hays Daily News

Ellis County bans open carry

Commissioners did not debate the measure before approving a resolution to install signs stating the policy for 15 facilities.

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