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  1. Snow daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... dispatcher said. The Kansas Department of Transportation on Sunday closed Interstate 70 between west Topeka and WaKeeney in western Kansas. It reopened that 235-mile stretch of highway about 9 p.m. The storm also prompted numerous schools in ...


  2. Sand/saltRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Motorists headed west on Interstate 70 Sunday morning faced limited visibility. I-70 was closed from Junction City to Wakeeney by noon on Sunday.


  3. Weather blasts regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Hays Daily News

    ... Kansas roads, including parts of Interstate Highway 70, were closed Sunday. At one point, I-70 was closed from WaKeeney to Salina, then later in the day from Salina to Junction City as the storm moved eastward. A list of closed roads is available at ...


  4. Photos: Blizzard strands thousands of holiday travelers on Sunday in central USRead the original story

    Monday Nov 26 |

    ... Snow builds on road signs near Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. I-70 is closes from Junction City, Kan., to Wakeeney, Kan., due to low visibility. The area is in a blizzard warning. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) A traveler waits at the gate of a ...


  5. 6 inches of snow falls across Topeka; I-70 reopens after all-day closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | The Capital-Journal

    ... road closures because of poor visibility, including eastbound and westbound I-70 from the western edge of Topeka to WaKeeney, which is 40 miles west of Hays. Parts of I-70 were closed throughout the day Sunday, with the interstate reopening at about ...


  6. 6 inches of snow falls across Topeka; I-70 closed west of TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | The Capital-Journal

    The Kansas Department of Transportation has reported multiple road closures due to visibility including I-70 eastbound and westbound from the Topeka West exit to WaKeeney. The National Weather Service reported as of noon two inches of snow have already fallen.


  7. A day of festivity, lights and Santa in WaKeeneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Hays Daily News

    "This year he's coming in on one of the firetrucks," said Cathy Albert, director of WaKeeney Travel and Tourism. True to tradition each year, Santa will be in town for the 68th annual Christmas extravaganza that encompasses WaKeeney's four-block downtown.


  8. Bob L. Crister 1927 - 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... and Marion Douglas Critser; and an infant daughter, Pearl M. Critser. Bob is survived by his wife Ruth Critser, WaKeeney; four daughters, Lorine (James) Kuhn, Kingsland, Texas; Connie (Ron) Herdt, Smith Center; Nancy (Ron) Nichol, Hill City; Audrey ...


  9. Judge denies Bollig motion for new trial Nov 6 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    A judge denied a motion Tuesday by a WaKeeney man for a new trial or acquittal, saying even if the jury had known about alleged criminal acts by the then-WaKeeney police chief, it would not have changed the evidence that convicted him. Tuesday's hour-long hearing in Trego County District Court was a preliminary inquiry to determine if a full evidentiary inquiry was needed in the motion of Scott Bollig on his 2015 conviction of conspiracy to commit murder.


  10. Bollig cites former police chief's crimes in filing for new trial Nov 5 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    A WaKeeney man convicted three years ago on charges he conspired to commit murder will have a hearing Tuesday for a new trial or acquittal based upon criminal activity by the then police chief. Scott Bollig is serving a 117 month sentence for conviction of conspiracy to commit first degree murder.


  11. WaKeeney artist to be featured at Hansen MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... Society. Presently, Albin teaches art for grades seven to 12 in Hill City and works in her home studio in WaKeeney. Dane G. Hansen Museum is at 110 W. Main Street in Logan. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 ...


  12. Fort Hays-Northwest Missouri game to be televised Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    Channel 614 or Channel 14 for Hays, Ellis, Munjor, Russell, Victoria and WaKeeney. Channel 2 in Abilene, Bennington, Chapman, Clay Center, Ellsworth, Enterprise, Florence, Hillsboro, Kanopolis, Marion, Minneapolis, Solomon and Wakefield.


  13. Donations sought for wreaths for Kansas Veteran's CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Officials with the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at Fort Dodge are again soliciting donations to place wreaths on all the veteran's graves in the WaKeeney-area cemetery, as well as at the Soldiers Home Cemetery also Fort Dodge.


  14. 2018 CHS Foundation Scholarship AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... State University. Those recipients are Kinsey Harlan of Madison, a freshman in agribusiness; Kinsey Griffith of Wakeeney, a freshman in agricultural economics; and Kaitlyn Urban of Louisburg, a freshman in agribusiness. Sarah Niederee is active in ...


  15. 24/7 donates to food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | 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.


  16. continue readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | 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 .


  17. The Tradition ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | 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.


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

    Sep 23, 2018 | 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.


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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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