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FHSU partners with Motel 6 to provide overflow housing for students

HAYS – Fort Hays State University has seen a significant increase in overall enrollment for the new academic year, with a resulting increase in demand for student housing. To meet the demand, FHSU has entered into an agreement with Motel 6, 3404 Vine St., to provide overflow housing.

August 06, 2011 | | Local News


BACK TO SCHOOL

August 05, 2011 | Mack McClure | Local News


Traveler information map to be tested

It won't be snowing today, but the Kansas Department of Transportation's 511 Traveler Information Map (511.ksdot.org) may look like a blizzard is covering the state.

August 04, 2011 | | Local News


Wilson Czech Festival

WILSON - Several thousand people attended the 51st annual Wilson After Harvest Czech Festival Saturday.

July 30, 2011 | | Local News


Otis library board meeting Monday

Otis library meeting Monday

July 30, 2011 | | Local News


USD 428 on Facebook

Unified School District 428 now has a presence on Facebook.

July 25, 2011 | | Local News


Work on US-281 Highway set to begin

The Kansas Department of Transportation is scheduled to start an asphalt sealing project on the surface of US-281 Highway in Barton County. The project location is from the intersection with K-4 Highway approximately four miles west of Hoisington north to the Barton/Russell County line.

July 24, 2011 | | Local News


Stabbing leaves man in hospital, suspect arrested

By Jim Misunas

July 23, 2011 | | Local News


VBS shakes it up for food bank

Students at the "Shake it Up Cafe" Vacation Bible School presented their collection for the Barton County Food Bank to Bob and Evelyn Essmiller on Friday. The VBS was held at First Congregational United Church of Christ and was jointly sponsored by their congregation as well as First United Methodist, King United Methodist and Trinity United Methodist.

July 23, 2011 | | Local News


Holyrood history collected

In preparation for Holyrood's 125th Jubilee, July 21 to 23, Carol and Don Siemsen have spent months collecting and organizing memorabilia, pictures and histories for a Holyrood history display.

July 22, 2011 | | Local News


Barbara Stecklein exhibit at Deines Cultural Center

Barbara Stecklein began her art career in 1985, after completing a Bachelor of Fine Art Degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas. She concentrated on still life compositions using watercolor and graphite. Eventually she added charcoal and pastel.

July 22, 2011 | | Local News


GBHS yearbooks are here

The 2010-2011 Great Bend High School yearbooks have arrived, said GBHS journalism instructor Rachel Basden. The books can be picked up in room 100 at GBHS, 19th and Morton, at the following times:

July 21, 2011 | | Local News


Limited number of openings available for free 4-year-old preschool program

Helping Hands Preschool, along with USD #428 - Great Bend, is looking for children to fill a limited number of openings still available in the 4-Year-old At-Risk program for the upcoming school year. This FREE program is sponsored by a grant from the Kansas State Board of Education. Helping Hands Preschool - through USD #428, administers this program for children living in the Great Bend school district.

July 20, 2011 | | Local News


Kansas history exhibition comes to Lucas

"Kansans Tell Their Stories," a traveling exhibition featuring Kansas community history, will be on display at the Flying Pig Studio & Gallery, 123 S. Main Street in Lucas, July 25 - September 2. The exhibition is part of a statewide tour presented by the Kansas Humanities Council. The Lucas Area Chamber of Commerce is the local host of the exhibition. The exhibition will also travel to Lansing and Kinsley.

July 19, 2011 | | Local News


Santa Fe Trail tour canceled

Due to the triple digit heat, the joint Quivira Chapter / Cottonwood Chapter Santa Fe Trail Association tour of historic Rice County sites scheduled for Saturday, July 23 has been postponed. The tour will be rescheduled later in the year when the temperature cool down. Information will be published when a new date is set.

July 19, 2011 | | Local News


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