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  • U.S., coalition partners strike in Syria 9/22/2014

    WASHINGTON (MCT) — U.S. aircraft and "partner nation forces" struck Islamic State targets inside Syria early Tuesday in the first strikes in tha ...

  • New building being named after Hammond 9/22/2014

    By The Hays Daily News According to several sources, the name for the newest academic building at Fort Hays State University will be Hammond Hall. The ...

  • Electric cars to test their endurance at the High Plains ElectroRally 9/22/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News Electric cars, designed and constructed by high school students, will race to complete the most laps at the annual Hi ...

  • FHSU students can now earn a sustainability certificate 9/22/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News Beginning this fall, campus and online students at Fort Hays State University can receive a certificate in sustainabi ...

  • Local students among 39 awarded for Hunter Scholarships at FHSU 9/22/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News Local students attending Fort Hays State University are among the 39 who have been awarded the $1,000-per-semester Ra ...

  • Artists set to convene in Hays 9/22/2014

    By MATTHEW KENWRIGHT mkenwright@dailynews.net The national artists on display in the Hays Arts Center will gather in Hays from Oct. 1 to 5 for the ...

  • Area unemployment remains low 9/22/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net As the campaign season heats up, even the Kansas Department of Labor is joining the fray, detailing improved cond ...

  • ISIS wants women 9/22/2014

    By RAJA ABDULRAHIM McClatchy-Tribune Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, the Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Ir ...

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    Class a successful 'draw' 9/22/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net Shapes and letters combine to make cartoon characters in Amber Smith's drawing class. Smith, a Fort Hays ...

  • Public record (Sept. 22, 2014) 9/22/2014

    Hays PD arrests All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Connor Andrew Kayton, 19, Hays, was arrested at 12:26 a.m. Sept. ...

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    Jordan bids farewell to longtime home 9/21/2014

    By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN dobrien@dailynews.net It was easy for Jana Jordan to say good things about Hays for more than a quarter of a century. It ...

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    All in fun 9/21/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net It was a fan frenzy for tots Saturday morning at Family Fun Day at The Mall. The event's appeal was for y ...

  • Candidate joins grand opening 9/21/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net Jim Sherow, Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative of the First District, joined local party leaders ...

  • DECA food drive set for Oct. 7 9/20/2014

    The annual Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat canned food drive is Oct. 7.   Volunteers will be going door-to-door collecting non-perishable food ite ...

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    History's haven 9/20/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net DAMAR -- Broken Halo Country Antiques browsers often get more for their money. They might get a history l ...

  • FHSU one of 25 schools across the nation selected for 'hackathon' 9/19/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News Students from Fort Hays State University are among an elite group from across the country that will compete in the Be ...

  • Moran to speak at Hays High School 9/19/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., will speak to students at Hays High School. Moran will speak to students en ...

  • Cities to receive funding for road improvement projects 9/19/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News Forty-six projects that will improve intersections and road deficiencies in Kansas cities have been selected for fund ...

  • Kansas Farm Bureau celebrates Farm Safety Week 9/19/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News MANHATTAN -- Gov. Sam Brownback has declared September as Farm Safety Month and the week of Sept. 21-27 as Farm Safet ...

  • Court: Taylor's name off ballot 9/19/2014

    By BRYAN LOWRY McClatchy-Tribune Democrat Chad Taylor's name won't be on the ballot, but the drama over the state's U.S. Senate race is far from o ...

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    Business is popping 9/19/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net Popt! is no ordinary popcorn. It's gourmet popcorn with a flavor and color twist. Bonnie Olson owns and ...

  • Mall reps want additional tax for renovations 9/19/2014

    By MATTHEW KENWRIGHT mkenwright@dailynews.net Representatives from The Mall visited the Hays City Commission's work session Thursday and pitched a ...

  • WaKeeney McDonald's set to reopen 9/19/2014

    By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN dobrien@dailynews.net The Rick and Gail Kuehl family of Hays has built another new McDonald's restaurant. So they're goi ...

  • Public record (Sept. 19, 2014) 9/18/2014

    Ellis County Sheriff Tuesday Cattle out, 1300 block Feedlot Road Criminal transport, Hutchinson Warrant service, failure to appear, 300 block ...

  • McDonald’s of WaKeeney invests in library 9/18/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News WaKEENEY — The new McDonald’s of WaKeeney and 24/7 Travel Plaza, located at 745 S. First, has a fresh and m ...

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