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  1. Fire damages 2 apartments near HaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Hays Daily News

    The Ellis County Fire Department was called to 1910 Leiker Road shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. A fire was found in one apartment of a multi-family dwelling.

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  2. I finally got to meet with Travis Kelce on Tuesday evening.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Arrowhead Pride

    ... our 6 year old girl wouldn't really have a clue as to what is going on. We don't tell him the morning when leave from Ellis, KS. We pick him up from school at 11:30 am and surprise him that he is going. He is in shock. The backstory, now the meat ...

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  3. Musil, Jacobs re-elected; 3rd city spot too close to callRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    Tuesday's general election in Ellis County resulted in an unusually high voter turnout -- and a Hays City Commission race that is too close to call. Two candidates are separated by only 17 votes for the third-place spot on the commission, which will result in a two-year term.

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  4. Walker says he is a passionate advocate for educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    ... father he was moving to Hays, the family history unfolded. His father spent approximately 10 years of his childhood in Ellis, where Walker's grandfather worked for the railroad. They later moved to Manhattan. Walker's father was a pilot in the ...

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  5. Arthur's hosting United Way Dine Out DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    The United Way of Ellis County has its fourth Dine Out Day event from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Arthur's Pizza and Mexican Foods, 103 W. Ninth in Ellis.

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  6. More than 150 gather for community meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    The walls inside a large gathering room at Fort Hays State University's Robbins Center were completely covered with brightly colored sticky notes Monday evening. Each note represented an idea to help improve the quality of life in Ellis County.

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  7. Locals with Florida ties keep eyes on Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    Longtime Ellis resident Julie Kohl left the Kansas prairie for the warm beaches of Florida in January. Less than a year later, she and her husband, Whitey, are making preparations for their first hurricane.

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  8. County launches new alert systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    The CivicReady alerts system was launched this spring and is offered as a way to quickly and effectively reach residents in the event of a disaster, such as a weather emergency, wildfire or law enforcement situation, said Darin Myers, Ellis County fire chief and emergency management coordinator. "It's open to anybody.

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  9. Ellis County approves 2018 budget Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    with a unanimous vote and little discussion - approved a 2018 budget for the county's general operating fund and the Ellis County Fire Department. County departments worked to hold the line on spending, and the budget does not reflect significant ...

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  10. Ellis, Barton counties merge to form Cottonwood DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    As of July 1, the Cottonwood District finally became a reality. The new district combines Extension programs and councils in Ellis and Barton counties.

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  11. Boil water advisory rescinded for EllisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment rescinded a boil water advisory for the public water supply in the City of Ellis located in Ellis County. The advisory included residents between Washington Street and Dorrance Street, and 10th Street and 12th Street, and was issued because of a loss of pressure in the system.

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  12. Cat show a 'purr-fect' fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    Anna Kuhn's mouth dropped in surprise when her animal was declared the grand champion during competition Wednesday afternoon at the Ellis County Fair. But this wasn't your typical cattle or horse show that often is associated with 4-H fair activities.

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  13. a Slidinga ingenuityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    ... town of just more than 2,000 folks. The foundation sought the funding to enhance its 78-year-old swimming pool, the Ellis Municipal Pool. The pool has a long, storied tradition in Ellis, dating back to 1938 when the original reservoir construction ...

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  14. Free swim day celebrates new slide at Ellis poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    ... installed for use starting Saturday. The double slide was a campaign project sponsored by the Community Foundation of Ellis starting last fall. One of the reasons for the project was to provide an increase of healthy activity for the participants at ...

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  15. Ellis FFA treats harvest crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    Ellis High School's Future Farmers of American went to great lengths to show their appreciation to area farmers Thursday - 215 miles and 155 farmers, actually. Earlier in the week, FFA officers gathered at the high school to prepare goodie bags to deliver to harvest crews in the fields and area grain elevators in their annual Harvest Appreciation Tour.

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  16. Ellis' Smith hopes for big things at BartonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    Ellis High School senior Easton Smith delivers a pitch during the first inning against Wabaunsee in the first round of the Class 2-1A state baseball tournament on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Great Bend Sports Complex. Ellis High School senior Easton Smith delivers a pitch during the first inning against Wabaunsee in the first round of the Class 2-1A state baseball tournament on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Great Bend Sports Complex.

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  17. Victoria Habitat house still open for applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    People tour the home renovated by Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County during the open house event Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 901 11th Street in Victoria. The living room on the first floor of the home renovated by Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 901 11th Street in Victoria.

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  18. Thomas George NeuburgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    Thomas George Neuburger, born April 2, 1953 in Hays, KS passed away unexpectedly with his wife by his side on June 11, 2017 in Lawrence, KS. He was the son of Ed and Kathleen Neuburger and grew up in Ellis, KS.

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  19. Hays City Band to offer free concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    ... p.m. Tuesday in the FHSU quad. There also will be a 7:30 p.m. June 20 performance outside Washington Grade School in Ellis; and one at 7:30 p.m. June 27 at VFW Hall in WaKeeney. The concerts last approximately one hour, and the band will play a mix ...

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  20. Ellis library showcases water conserving landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Hays Daily News

    JUNO OGLE, [email protected] New landscaping is being installed at the Ellis Public Library, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The landscaping will use water-conservation principles such as native grass and a drip-irrigation system.

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