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  • Brownback heralds naming of state fossils 4/23/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Elation filled the Sternberg Museum of Natural History lobby Wednesday, swept into western Kansas like the wind t ...

  • La Crosse producer completes training 4/23/2014

    Special to The Hays Daily News Brittany Howell, a cow/calf, dairy and feedlot operator from La Crosse, completed orientation for service on the Beef P ...

  • Russell signs letter supporting Hays 4/23/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net RUSSELL -- Mayor Curt Mader was ready to sign a letter of intent between Russell and Hays to develop the R9 Ranch ...

  • County still seeks trims on renovations 4/23/2014

    By RANDY GONZALES rgonzales@dailynews.net The Ellis County Commission met with the architect for the courthouse and Law Enforcement Center renovat ...

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    From Quinter to Sochi 4/23/2014

    By MATTHEW KENWRIGHT mkenwright@dailynews.net It took Allison McFarland an eight-month application process, approximately 30 hours of plane travel ...

  • City to vote on Bike Hays plan 4/23/2014

    By MATTHEW KENWRIGHT mkenwright@dailynews.net The Hays City Commission will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday at city hall and vote on finalizing the Bike H ...

  • Restaurant to celebrate 65 years 4/23/2014

    By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN dobrien@dailynews.net Al's Chickenette has gone through a lot of changes in the past three-and-a-half years, during which ...

  • Public record, April 23, 2014 4/23/2014

    Hays Police Dept. Monday Three animal calls 37 traffic stops Domestic disturbance, 500 block West 14th Assist, other, not motor vehicle, 160 ...

  • School facilities presentation postponed 4/23/2014

    The USD 489 board of education meeting scheduled for April 29 for the facilities needs committee presentation of its recommendations has been postpone ...

  • When is it time for hospice? 4/23/2014

    Hospice is a special type of medical care that can help ensure the final months of life are as good as they can be. Hospice is not about giving up. Ho ...

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    Professor remembered for love of the earth 4/23/2014

    By RANDY GONZALES rgonzales@dailynews.net John Heinrichs was fascinated with mother Earth. On Tuesday -- celebrated as Earth Day -- a flowering ...

  • Glow run to benefit local family 4/23/2014

    By ELIZABETH GOLDEN egolden@dailynews.net ELLIS -- Kelly Beisner was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2004. He struggled through Dyskinesia ( ...

  • FHSU opera was a real crowd-pleaser 4/23/2014

    Last weekend, Gaetano Donizetti's opera "The Elixir of Love," popular since its premiere in 1832, was performed by students and faculty of the FHSU De ...

  • Brownback expands schedule in Hays 4/22/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net Wednesday's schedule for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback now includes more than the ceremonial signing of a bill design ...

  • Public record, March 22, 2014 4/22/2014

    Hays Police Friday Four animal calls 18 traffic stops Creating a hazard, 200 block West Eighth Driving under the influence, 100 block West S ...

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    Plainville welcomes discount store 4/22/2014

    By RANDY GONZALES rgonzales@dailynews.net PLAINVILLE -- Dollar General added a store in Plainville last month, adding to the list of area towns th ...

  • County commission discusses bids 4/22/2014

    By RANDY GONZALES rgonzales@dailynews.net Ellis County commissioners received a report on purchasing new air packs from Ellis County Rural Fire Di ...

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    Board OKs staff cuts 4/22/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net Sixteen Hays USD 489 certified staff members will receive official notice today their contracts won't be rene ...

  • Gov. Brownback signs school finance bill into law 4/22/2014

    By BRYAN LOWRY McClatchy-Tribune News TOPEKA -- Gov. Sam Brownback signed a controversial school finance bill Monday that sends millions of dollar ...

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    Rankin voted new board member 4/22/2014

    By JUDY SHERARD jsherard@dailynews.net Sarah Rankin is the newest Hays USD 489 Board of Education member. She was one of seven candidates vying ...

  • Planning committee members given iPads 4/22/2014

    By MATTHEW KENWRIGHT mkenwright@dailynews.net Seven 16GB memory iPad Air devices costing approximately $3,500 combined were distributed to Hays Ar ...

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    Teachers introduced to new technology at 'Cloud Fest' 4/22/2014

    By ELIZABETH GOLDEN egolden@dailynews.net The College of Education and Technology at Fort Hays State University, along with a team of Leadership 3 ...

  • Building fire reported in Hays 4/22/2014

    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 ...

  • Questions more plentiful than water 4/22/2014

    By MIKE CORN mcorn@dailynews.net ASSARIA -- Too many questions and not enough time nor money to answer them all. That's the divining message pas ...

  • Rankin voted new BOE member 4/21/2014

    By The Hays Daily News In a 5-1 vote Monday night, the Hays USD 489 Board of Education selected Sarah Rankin as its newest member. Rankin was on ...

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