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86-year-old hospitalized after driving into semi-truck, building

GRAHAM CO., Kan. (WIBW) - An 86-year-old man was hospitalized after running into a semi-truck and then a building on Monday afternoon in Graham Co. The Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log indicates that just before 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, emergency crews were called to the area of Highway 24 and Palmeroy St. with reports of a 2-vehicle accident.
GRAHAM COUNTY, KS
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Fort Hays State University setting up barriers to stave off bird attacks

HAYS, Kan. (KWCH) - Classes at Fort Hays State University begin Aug. 22, and students and staff are being warned about potential bird attacks on campus. The university said a pair of Mississippi kites have nested in a tree between Forsyth Library and Malloy Hall on Campus Drive, and one is “vigorously defending the surrounding area of several hundred yards.”
HAYS, KS
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North Vine roundabout project receives national award

The Kansas Department of Transportation, along with the City of Hays, Kirkham Michael, WSP USA and Smoky Hill Construction, recently received the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2022 Transportation Achievement Award in the Traffic Engineering category for the North Vine Street corridor improvements project in Hays. The transportation achievement awards recognize...
HAYS, KS

Longtime Hays chef to explore new career as child care provider

Manuel Hernandez, executive chef at Gella's Diner, is making a career leap from chef to child care provider. Hernandez, 38, has been a chef for 14 years for Gella's but he said workforce shortages have made the restaurant industry increasingly stressful. His last day at Gella's will be Aug. 14.
HAYS, KS
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North Vine Street project in Hays receives award

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Department of Transportation, along with the City of Hays, Kirkham Michael, WSP USA and Smoky Hill Construction, recently received the Institute of Transportation Engineers 2022 Transportation Achievement Award in the Traffic Engineering category for the North Vine Street corridor improvements project in Hays. The improvement project consisted of removing […]
HAYS, KS

🏈 Fuller eager to lead Tigers back to winning ways

HAYS - As the Fort Hays State football team continues their preseason camp, senior quarterback Chance Fuller is trying to savor every moment. The Arlington, Texas native known for his long-flowing red hair begins his sixth season at FHSU. After redshirting in 2017, Fuller made his first start in the next-to-last regular season game at Northwest Missouri State and helped guide the Tigers to the 17-16 win and their second-consecutive MIAA title. Fuller has played in 32 games as a Tiger and said he’s exactly where he wants to be, on the field with his teammates.
HAYS, KS
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Hahn & Ganoung receive degrees from Kansas University

Body The names of more than 6,600 graduates at the University of Kansas for summer and fall 2021 and spring 2022 have been announced by the University Registrar. Many graduates and candidates for degrees celebrated by participating in KU Commencement, which took place May 15. Those from Rooks County include:...
LAWRENCE, KS
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Fort Hays State puts up barricades over kite attacks

HAYS, Kan. (KSNW) — Fort Hays State University has a warning for anyone walking across campus — be alert for attacks from above. A pair of Mississippi kites is nesting in a tree between Forsyth Library and Malloy Hall on Campus Drive. The birds are “vigorously defending the surrounding area of several hundred yards.” Mississippi […]
HAYS, KS
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The '1895' version of the Rooks County Fair

Body As the City of Stockton gears up to celebrate its 150th Anniversary, there are many things that make this town what it is: a thriving, friendly place to live and raise a family. The Rooks County “Fair of Champions” is one of those special things to celebrate about Stockton, as it is one of the longest-running county fairs in the state of Kansas. The Rooks County Free Fair packs in a full week of grandstand activities and top-notch entertainment.
ROOKS COUNTY, KS
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Swooping kites on the campus of Fort Hays State University

HAYS, Kan - Each spring, scores of Mississippi Kites, graceful raptors the size and shape of a peregrine falcon, journey to Kansas from their winter homes in South America to nest and raise their young. All eyes have been focused on the skies above the FHSU campus this spring and...
HAYS, KS
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Nova Theatre closed this weekend because of Fair

Body The Nova Theatre in Stockton will be closed this weekend (August 12th, 13th and 14th) so everyone can enjoy the Rooks County Free Fair!. Then head on back to the movies next weekend (August 19th, 20th and 21st) to enjoy the action/adventure movie “DC League of Super Pets,” rated PG, and starring the voices of Keanu Reeves, Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson.
STOCKTON, KS
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Joyce (Phillips) Essmiller, age 96

Joyce Deanne (Phillips) Essmiller, 96, passed away August 7, 2022, at HaysMed, Hays, Kansas, after a short illness. She was born February 11, 1926, in Hoisington, Kansas to Mark Paul and Ida Marie (Willcutt) Phillips. She spent her early years in Hoisington before moving to Great Bend. She graduated from Great Bend High School and married her high school sweetheart, Arnold Essmiller, Jr. on January 19, 1944. They celebrated almost 74 years of marriage before his passing on November 21, 2017.
HAYS, KS

Hays Catholic Schools Back 2 School Bash set for Aug. 19

TMP-M The annual start of the school year celebration for Hays Catholic Schools is planned for Aug. 19 from 5:45 to 9 p.m. The event, which takes place on Thomas More Prep-Marian's campus at 1701 Hall, is chock full of fun events and treats. Not only are the students and...
HAYS, KS

FHSU Alumni Association announces '22 Homecoming honorees

Six Fort Hays State University alumni will be honored on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Alumni and Friends Awards Banquet during Homecoming. For details on how you can help celebrate these award winners during FHSU’s Homecoming, visit www.FHSUHomecoming.com. Four Alumni Achievement Award recipients will be recognized: John L. Allen...
HAYS, KS
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Commissioners conduct short meeting

At the start of the August 2nd regular meeting of the Stockton City Commission, the members present approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Items included were the Solomon Valley Manor gross payroll in the amount of $59,091.38, the Solomon Valley Manor warrants in the amount of $68,613.34, the…
STOCKTON, KS
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