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  1. 24/7 donates to food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The 24/7 Travel Store will partner with the Abilene Area Food & Clothing Bank and will donate 5 cents from every gallon of gas sold during the 10-day event. The 24/7 Travel Stores have 10 locations across nine cities, spanning the state of Kansas: Goodland, Colby, WaKeeney, Hays, Russell, Salina, McPherson, Abilene and Maple Hill.

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  2. continue readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Ellsworth Reporter

    The Ellsworth High School girls' tennis team returned home from WaKeeney this weekend with a regional team championship, edging out Victoria by a fraction of a percent. Central Plains placed 8th; however, the Oilers captured first place in singles, thanks to the skilled play of Emily Ryan .

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  3. The Tradition ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Ellsworth Reporter

    Next stop - WaKeeney and regional play against the likes of Central Plains, which has a top singles player in Emily Ryan on its rooster.

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  4. Grapes harvest brings out handful of volunteers at Shiloh VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Hays Daily News

    He and his younger brother, Lachlan, and parents Brianna and Dan, all of WaKeeney, joined a handful of other volunteers at Shiloh Vineyard and Winery in Trego County to harvest the fruit off the vine Saturday morning. It was Finnegan's second time for a grape harvest.

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  5. Rain slows ETA on Russell power transfer; human, mechanical burps cited in outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... so far is $3.5 million, he said. In the meantime, a portable transformer installed by Western Cooperative Electric, WaKeeney, and Sunflower Electric Power, Hays, replaces the one that failed. It has the city covered, Banks said. "I don't feel ...

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  6. Western Cooperative transformer by Russell up and running later in week Aug 31 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    Residents of the city of Russell need not limit their power usage more than usual for fear of causing another power outage, say officials at Western Cooperative Electric, WaKeeney. The portable transformer installed Thursday and owned by Western Cooperative at a substation east of Russell is operating just like a permanent transformer would, said Daryl Steckline, line superintendent for Western Cooperative.

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  7. Crews could have power in Russell back up by 6 p.m. ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    Power in the city of Russell may be back online as early as 6 p.m. Thursday on a day when temperatures reached into the mid-90s. That's barring any snags in the emergency repairs now underway by crews from Sunflower Electric Power, Hays, and Western Cooperative Electric, Wakeeney.

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  8. March to Main brings students downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... Shop. "I mainly just come for the free stuff and the free food," said Brandi Fritz, an NCK nursing student from WaKeeney. Playing the bingo game was helping her learn what stores are downtown, though. The event has been such a success, FHSU ...

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  9. All American Citizen lived life of quiet accomplishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... McLaren retired from the Air Force in 1973, and he and Betty and their children moved to Hays. Betty grew up in WaKeeney, and McLaren wanted to get a degree. He studied political science at Fort Hays State University, graduating with honors. McLaren ...

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  10. Goodland man charged with solicitation of child in WaKeeneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... 42, stems from an investigation into an incident that occurred near the swimming pool at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. The WaKeeney Police Department posted on its Facebook page that night a man stopped his vehicle next to a girl and offered her a ride ...

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  11. Sex offender arrested after offering girl ride from poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Authorities are investigating after a child sex offender pulled up in his vehicle next to a girl and offered her a ride home from a northwest Kansas swimming pool. The Wichita Eagle reports that the WaKeeney Police Department said in a Facebook post that the girl refused and told a parent, who called the department.

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  12. Child sex offender offered a Kansas girl a ride home from the pool, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | The Wichita Eagle

    A girl was at the pool in a northwest Kansas town when a man - a registered sex offender - asked her if she wanted a ride home, police said. The man had pulled up in his vehicle next to the girl to offer her a ride, the WaKeeney Police Department said in a Facebook post .

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  13. Heartland Community Foundation awards over $217,000 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... Rooks and Trego Counties, according to a press release from the foundation. The largest award of $39,857 went to WaKeeney USD 208 for an IP Electronic Access Control system for security needs for facilities and grounds. Among the other awards is ...

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  14. Fundraiser to benefit cancer victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    After Audrey Macke of Wakeeney survived breast cancer eight years ago, she hoped the cancer wouldn't come back. Then in February the disease struck again - this time in the form of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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  15. Water risingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... of debris. "This is kind of strange. There's been rain here, but it's really the flow way upstream that started in WaKeeney and that area that's now starting to come downstream. It's pretty amazing how fast it came up just in the last 24 hours." ...

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  16. Rain soaks area againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... to 1.7 inches about 2 miles northwest of the city. Heavy rain through the area caused the Saline River north of WaKeeney to peak at nearly 25 feet Monday night. The water level was down to 10 feet by Wednesday morning. "For Big Creek, the flood ...

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  17. Barbershop chorus show marks half-century anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... who travel a combined 1,000 miles each week to attend practice. Men travel from as far as Colby, Ransom, Russell, WaKeeney and other surrounding communities to participate. Members of all ages are welcome and encouraged to join. "I've loved the ...

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  18. Pauline Darline Mong 1...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... Mong, 85, passed away April 6, 2018, at Woodhaven Care Center in Ellinwood. Pauline was born April 3, 1933, in Wakeeney the daughter of Orville and Tabea (Eichman) Pierce. Pauline was a resident of Great Bend since 1957 coming from Russell Springs. ...

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  19. Gwenn K. SchleemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... ouses, Dick and Julie McDonald of Oxford, NE, Gary and Lisa McDonald of Hastings, NE and Bill and Becky McDonald of Wakeeney, KS; sister, Mary Schneider of Brule, NE; nieces and nephews.

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  20. Wichita man injured Sunday in Trego County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... o a Kansas Department of Transportation fence. Beardslee was first taken to Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney, then flown to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He was not wearing a safety restraint, according to the KHP.

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