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2017 Fly Kansas Air Tour includes overnight in Hays

The 2017 Fly Kansas Air Tour lifts off from Wellington on Sept. 29 for a three-day, 10-city celebration of Kansas aviation. This year's tour, presented by the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education and the Kansas Department of Transportation, promotes STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 16:09:14

New HaysMed CEO has family ties to northwest Kansas

The incoming president and CEO of Hays Medical Center is no stranger to the area. "As everyone describes it, we are the Herrmans from Liebenthal, and for my grandmother's side, we're the Drehers from Schoenchen. That's the family lineage," he said in a phone interview Tuesday from Enid, Okla., where

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 06:01:00

Very hot in Hays Tue.; ties the record

Hays Post It was unusually warm yesterday in Hays. The official high for Tuesday, Sept. 19, was 100 degrees, according to statistics from the K-State Agricultural Research Center south of town. That reading ties the record. The temperature hit the century mark 100 degrees back on Sept. 19, 1935. It

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 14:46:19

Hays man arrested on drug-related charges

A Hays man was arrested Saturday on several drug-related charges, including distribution of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to cultivate. Jack Urban, 66, was booked into the Ellis County Jail on a total of four charges, also including drug taxation and contributing to a ch

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:32:11

Hays USD 489 teacher receives grant for engineering education

Lincoln fifth-grade teacher Monica Dreiling was recently awarded a $3,000 Westar Energy Grant. Dreiling submitted a grant titled "STEM Pals: An Intergenerational Learning Partnership." Dreiling will present her grant and program and receive her award at the Kansas Association of School Board's Confe

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:38

Niche painting, craft studio opens in downtown Hays

Shannon Conroy and her daughter-in-law Kelly Purviance work on a string art project Sunday afternoon at The Niche. A new painting and craft studio has opened in downtown Hays. Emily Weigel, a fine arts graduate from Fort Hays State University, has opened The Niche at 707 Main. Weigel, a ceramics maj

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:18

Hays family opens wine bar downtown

The Musil family is trying to spin an old downtown spot into a community hangout with a new twist. Shaun Musil who had been a long-time employee of the local Coca Cola distributor, quit his job and purchased the Paisley Pear along with his wife, Heather. The Musils are maintaining the restaurant and

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:25

City employee promotions; new HPD officer played for Hays Larks

Several promotions and new employee hires by the city of Hays were announced and presented by their department heads to city commissioners last Thursday. Assistant Public Works Director John Braun took over as interim Public Works Director following the resignation of Greg Sund in May. "We did some

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 21:55:49

Schedule set for 2017 Fort Hays State Homecoming weekend

Fort Hays State University's celebration of Homecoming 2017 -- "Tigers Through the Decades" - will begin with the Tiger Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament the morning of Thursday, Oct. 5. Tiger alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students and the public are invited. The FHSU Alumni Association has releas

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 21:09:42

Discin' for Triston Tournament boasts considerable turnout

On Sunday, Sept. 17, the disc golf tournament for Triston Werth was held bringing in 54 people from the community. From kids to adults, all enjoyed an 18-hole game in honor of Werth. A grand total of $2,068.89 was raised, and every cent of it is headed towards Werth's family to help with remaining e

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 20:22:52

Hansen Foundation funds early reading programs across NW Kansas

The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has approved a grant program that could provide books for 12,000 children birth to 5 in 26 northwest Kansas counties. The initiative - NWKansas Reads - will fund two programs that provide books to the families of young children: The Dolly Parton Imagination Library and

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 17:48:12

Kansas Germans from Russia State Conference set for next month

The annual Kansas Germans from Russia State Conference, formerly known as The Kansas Round-up of AHSGR Chapters, will be Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Hays. Among this year's guest speakers are Steve Parke. His presentation is called "German Bohemian Migration from Bukovina to the Americas: The Ellis, Kansa

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 12:58:38

City officials urge continuing water conservation

Hays city officials are reminding residents annual outside watering restrictions will continue until the end of this month. Outside watering is banned between the hours of noon and 7 p.m. Efficient use of water at all hours also is encouraged due to dry conditions. Water conservation specialist Holl

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 06:01:00

International Piano Series opens Fri. bringing world-class artists to FHSU

Fort Hays State University will kick off its 2017-2018 International Piano Series with guest pianist Choong-ha Nam - an active performer and pianist - at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall on FHSU's campus. A student honors recital will precede

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 20:13:59

City to talk large lot development policy

Development of large lots, more than 2 acres, in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) of Hays will be discussed Thursday by city commissioners. The intent of the ETJ, the three-mile-area outside the city limits, is to provide a high level of protection for Hays' future growth. According to the ci

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 16:47:43

Warning sirens to be tested today at noon

ECEM Due to recent communications equipment upgrades in the emergency dispatch center, testing of the city of Hays and Fort Hays State University outdoor warning sirens need to be tested. This testing will be conducted today, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Today's test is in addition to

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 15:10:37

Win the 'Best Seat in the House' for Tiger football

Eagle Best Seat Eagle Communications wants to give you the "Best Seat in the House" for this weekend's Fort Hays State University football game. Sign up to win the Eagle Best Seat in the House by filling out the form HERE. One lucky winner will receive four tickets to the game and will be seated on

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 11:33:29

BEECH: Make and take a pizza for family meal together

Linda Beech Sitting down together at the family dinner table may seem hard to manage with the busy lives people lead these days. However, a family meal helps create an environment where parents and children can have a conversation. And that family interaction is an important factor to protect childr

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:56

CLINKSCALES: The promise and finding a long-term care facility

Clinkscales What is the "promise?""Promise me that you will never put me in a nursing home."We hear about that promise frequently in my office.It can even be, "my kids said they would never put me in the nursing home." In 2001, I took over the care of my grandmother.We talked a lot about moving her

HAYSPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Five Kansas universities to collaborate on $20M National Science Foundation research grant

TOPEKA - Five universities in Kansas will cooperate on a $20 million research project examining the influence of microorganisms in water, soil and plants on environmental and economic change, officials said Tuesday. The National Science Foundation's funding to the University of Kansas, Kansas State

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:11:17