Kansas Highway Patrol troopers block off East 15th Street at Spruce Street in Ellis on Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017, after a possible improvised explosive device was found while the Ellis Police Department executed a search warrant at a home Tuesday afternoon.

Juno Ogle has worked at The Hays Daily News since 1999 as a reporter, copy editor and graphic designer. She covers area businesses and events, and higher education, among other topics.