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    Inauguration highlights Martin's new 'home' 11/21/2014

    By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN dobrien@dailynews.net There have been a lot of historical moments the past year at Fort Hays State University during its first ...

  • Family bond 11/21/2014

    By MAGGIE GEBHARDT mgebhardt@dailynews.net As the Victoria High School football team takes on Attica-Argonia on Saturday for a chance at a state t ...

  • Merger failure has town split 11/21/2014

    By NICK SCHWIEN nschwien@dailynews.net The community of Dodge City is split, similar to the 3-3 vote trustees of Dodge City Community College rece ...

  • City making room for bicycles 11/21/2014

    By KAREN LA PIERRE klapierre@dailynews.net Bike enthusiasts might soon have more room to ride on city streets and the levee after the completion o ...

  • Excitement all around in Victoria 11/21/2014

    By MAGGIE GEBHARDT mgebhardt@dailynews.net The Victoria Knights will have a strong following as they face Attica-Argonia in the Eight-man Division ...

  • Obama to immigrants: 'Come out of the shadows' 11/21/2014

    WASHINGTON (TNS) -- President Barack Obama moved Thursday to halt deportations for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants, defying congressional Rep ...

  • USD 489 joins middle-school athletic conference 11/21/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net Hays USD 489 middle-schoolers will have a new league. The board of education voted 5-0 Monday to join the ...

  • Online petition takes aim at Speaker Merrick 11/21/2014

    By Mary Clarkin Special to The Hays Daily News HUTCHINSON -- Kansas Democrats have launched an online petition to "Fire Ray Merrick" after the Kan ...

  • Public record (Nov. 21, 2014) 11/20/2014

    Hays Police Dept. Wednesday Seven animal calls 13 traffic stops Domestic disturbance, 2700 block Epworth Driving under the influence, 1600 ...

  • Dairy co-op teams with Chinese company on $100M milk plant 11/20/2014

    By STEVE EVERLY Tribune News Service China's taste for imported milk is making a splash in Kansas. A Chinese company and the Dairy Farmers of Am ...

  • Some courts OK with same-sex licenses 11/20/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net The patchwork of district courts in Kansas willing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples isn't expected ...

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    Concert offers Spanish twist 11/20/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net It was music with a message Wednesday morning at 12th Street Auditorium as American-Puerto Rican singer and ...

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    Lucas ends up No. 2 11/20/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.news. LUCAS -- The quirky but artistic Bowl Plaza in Lucas long was in the running in the search for the top bathroom ...

  • Public record (Nov. 20, 2014) 11/20/2014

    Animals Impounds: Male black/tan dachshund, 33rd and Hillcrest Female black/tan dachshund, 33rd and Hillcrest Male white/black lab/blue heeler ...

  • Recount changes numbers in county, not results 11/20/2014

    By KAREN LA PIERRE klapierre@dailynews.net Advance paper ballots from the Nov. 4 election were recounted Tuesday in Hays due to an error in zeroin ...

  • Utica man killed in accident 11/19/2014

    BROWNELL -- A 34-year-old Utica man was killed Tuesday when the vehicle he was driving hit a guardrail and went into the ditch. The victim of the ac ...

  • Martin weighs in on merger's end 11/19/2014

    By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN dobrien@dailynews.net After two separate unanimous votes earlier this year to pursue a merger with Fort Hays State Univers ...

  • HPMH partners with counties for outreach 11/19/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News High Plains Mental Health Center has expanded its outreach efforts by opening weekly Community Outreach Offices at Ro ...

  • Kansas Next Step announces honors 11/19/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News The Board of Directors of Kansas Next Step Inc. recently announced the Star Students and Teacher of the Month for Nov ...

  • Martin inauguration set for Friday at FHSU 11/19/2014

    By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN dobrien@dailynews.net Students, faculty and staff at Fort Hays State University were all a part of significant history whe ...

  • Goodspeed to lead Ellis Habitat for Humanity 11/19/2014

    By MAGGIE GEBHARDT mgebhardt@dailynews.net Leslie Goodspeed, 30, Hays, has been appointed executive director at Habitat for Humanity of Ellis Coun ...

  • Band leader, whiskey maker visiting Hays 11/19/2014

    By MAGGIE GEBHARDT mgebhardt@dailynews.net Jesse James Dupree is excited to visit Hays for a bottle signing and concert Thursday. Dupree is best ...

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    Hola, readers 11/19/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net The smiles were bilingual Tuesday afternoon at Washington Elementary School. So was the story Mirta Marti ...

  • City to take up bids for new bike trails 11/18/2014

    The new bike trail will be one of the items on the agenda for the Hays City Commission meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Bids have been received for th ...

  • Nevada man sentenced to 11 years 11/18/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net WICHITA -- Men from Nevada and Arizona were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in connection with unrelated ...

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