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DICKINSON COUNTY DASHBOARD

John AndersonOctober 25, 2021

The Dickinson County Health Department Dickinson County is reporting 72 new COVDI-19 cases and one new death since their last report Monday October 18.  Dickinson County Health Department Director and County Health Officer John Hultgren will be on Inside Dickinson County this Wednesday to visit about Booster Shots....

Start Including Area Codes

John AndersonOctober 20, 2021

You’ll need to include the area code when making most phone calls in Kansas or, starting Sunday, the call won’t go through. Ten-digit dialing will be required for people living in the 785 and 620 area codes when they make local calls starting Oct. 24. People trying to make local calls using only seven digits will get a recording, stating the call cannot be completed as dialed. The change sets ...

In Honor of General Colin Powell

John AndersonOctober 19, 2021

American flags have been ordered to be flown at half-staff in honor of General Colin Powell after he died on Monday due to complications of COVID-19. As a mark of respect, President Biden said he ordered the American flag to be flown at half-staff at all public and government buildings and grounds until sunset on Oct. 22....

KANSAS WEATHER PHOTO WINNER

John AndersonOctober 18, 2021

‘Morning Fog’ - Photo (Royal Meteorological Society Weather Photographer of the Year 2021 winner) ‘Kansas Storm’ - Photo © Phoenix Blue (Royal Meteorological Society Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2021 winner. The Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2021 (Under 18 category) was awarded to 17-year-old Phoenix Blue, from Kansas, with this photo of a ‘Kansas Storm’ in Godda...

STREET PAVING WORK

John AndersonOctober 13, 2021

APAC Shears, Inc. along with Bar S Construction, both of Salina, will be performing street construction and paving work for the City of Abilene starting this Friday, October 15. Early stages of this work, over the next 2 weeks, will be primarily at intersections and alley entrances. Areas affected will be the 1200-1600 blocks of West 1st, 500-600 blocks of NW 6th, 400-600 blocks of N. Mulberry, an...

Local Teachers Honored

John AndersonOctober 11, 2021

Music teachers from Chapman Salina and have been named Outstanding Teachers by the North Central Kansas Music Educators Association. Chapman's Angeline McGuffin is the 2021-22 Outstanding High School Teacher and Salina's Jenna Eshleman is the 2021-22 Outstanding Elementary Teacher....

Hit and Run

John AndersonOctober 11, 2021

A 66-year-old Wichita man was killed in a two-vehicle hit and run near Arrowhead Stadium following the Chiefs game against Buffalo Sunday night. The man was attempting to cross Blue Ridge Cutoff on foot from west to east when he was struck by a southbound vehicle, which left the scene without stopping. While the victim was lying in the roadway, he was run over by a second southbound vehicle, which...

Family Dollar / Dollar Tree /Grand Opening

John AndersonOctober 8, 2021

The new combination Family Dollar and Dollar Tree store located at 1709 N. Buckeye Ave. in Abilene is scheduled to have a Grand Opening  Oct. 14. The new combo store is 10,144 square feet and the Family Dollar side of the building will have a frozen and refrigerated food section in addition to other staple items....

OFFICER INVOKED SHOOTING UPDATE

John AndersonOctober 6, 2021

An officer-involved shooting at a Whole Foods grocery store in east Wichita, involved a 31-year-old Saline woman who was wounded by police after firing a gun at officers. After being treated at a local hospital, Danielle Robinson was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail. Court records indicate she had a previous firearm charge. Police said Robinson was recently convicted on a firearm charge from e...

POWERBALL IS HUGE

John AndersonOctober 4, 2021

The Powerball jackpot for Monday night’s drawing will be worth an estimated $670 million, but could climb higher before the lottery drawing at approximately 11 p.m....

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