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Higher Gas Rates

John AndersonOctober 16, 2021

Kansas residents are going to see higher natural gas bills this winter. Industry officials say wholesale prices are currently twice what they were at this point last year, an increase that will be passed on to energy customers this winter. Meanwhile, Kansas Gas Service customers reportedly are being charged five-dollars-and-67-cents per thousand cubic feet of gas used. Last year at this time, the ...

Dogs Abandoned

John AndersonOctober 14, 2021

Several dogs were brought to the Emporia Animal Shelter Tuesday after officials say their owner abandoned them after an eviction. Nearly 15 shepherd-mix dogs were rescued Tuesday. Some of the dogs have medical conditions that need attention....

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IKE

John AndersonOctober 14, 2021

Happy birthday to our favorite President and General!...

SHOOTING ON I-70

John AndersonOctober 13, 2021

Multiple agencies responded to an area near the Saline County Lincoln County border after the report of a shooting incident on Interstate-70 Tuesday night. According to Lincoln County Undersheriff Luke Sanders, around 9:30pm, dispatch was advised of a possible shooting near mile marker 234. Officers from the Kansas Highway Patrol and Saline County Sheriff’s Office responded, while Deputies from ...

NOVA LOVES TO WORK

John AndersonOctober 12, 2021

A 4-year-old German Shepherd rescued from the Junction City Animal Shelter has been awarded for her work as a police K9. According to the Geary Co. Sheriff’s office, Nova was awarded the ‘2021 Detector Dog Case of the Year’ for her keen sniffing skills during a traffic stop in October 2020. Officials say Nova was deployed and indicated to a drug odor coming from the vehicle, which led to dep...

DICKINSON COUNTY DASHBOARD

John AndersonOctober 12, 2021

80 new cases and one new death since the last report Monday of last week....

Tombstone Talks

John AndersonOctober 11, 2021

Tombstone Talks is going to be held at the Abilene Cemetery. This fun activity will take you from tombstone to tombstone, where someone will be portraying an individual from the past. Six people have been chosen for this year’s program. You will have to come to find out who they are. Groups will meet at Abilene Middle School. Group leave time will be 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm. Cost is...

24/7 Travel Store Helps Food Bank

John AndersonOctober 8, 2021

Every year, the 24/7 Travel Store raises money for the Abilene Area Food and Clothing Bank through the Food Bank Fill Up Drive and every year the amount of money raised has grown larger and larger. This year, the drive brought in a total of $9,393.95, which employees presented to food bank volunteers Thursday afternoon. General Manager of 24/7 Natalie Dick said the funds were raised largely by tak...

REGISTER TO VOTE

John AndersonOctober 7, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, is the last day citizens may register to vote prior to the General Election on November 2....

USD 473 Superintendent resignation

John AndersonOctober 6, 2021

During Tuesday Oct. 5 at 7 p.m., Chapman School Board voted unanimously to accept ex-superintendent Jerry Hodson’s letter of resignation that he submitted on Oct. 2.  In September, Hodson was placed on administrative leave and Principal of Chapman High School Kevin Suther was named interim superintendent....

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