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Courthouse Protesters

John AndersonJuly 20, 2022

 Advanced voting currently is underway at the Dickinson County Courthouse, making it an official polling site. That means protesters who have been gathering on the courthouse grounds holding signs regarding the Value Them Both amendments are breaking the law and may be arrested. Recently, protesters have set up on Sundays at the corner of First Street and Buckeye, outside the courthouse with sign...

New Director at Village Manor

John AndersonJuly 19, 2022

TITLE: New Director of Nursing at Village Manor to Start August 1st Village Manor in Abilene is pleased to announce Kalicia Wilson, RN, as the new Director of Nursing (DON). Kalicia joined Village Manor in April of 2021 after being informed, by an employee of Village Manor, that there was an open position for a Registered Nurse (RN). Kalicia gained important experience in previous positions ...


John AndersonJuly 18, 2022

  Abilene cancer fund, rodeo help local man with medical bills Abilene, Kan. (July 18, 2022) – Wally Peterson didn’t want to stop work that day, even though he’d had some headaches and memory loss.He was headed out to mow for his and his sons’ mowing service, when his wife Cindy told him something was wrong: as he talked, one side of his face wasn’t moving.But he dismissed the...


John AndersonJuly 15, 2022

Proposal would build childcare centers at Herington, Solomon Dickinson County plans to use funds it received from ARPA (the American Rescue Plan Act), working in conjunction with the Community Foundation of Dickinson County, USD 393 and USD 487 to build childcare facilities on school district property in both Solomon and Herington. The need for childcare in Dickinson County, throughout Kansas a...


John AndersonJuly 12, 2022

UPDATE: SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY MEDIA RELEASE (07/12/2022)   On Monday evening, July 11, 2022 the Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a male juvenile subject who was making severe threats to harm and kill individuals and members of the general public. The Sheriff’s Office and Chapman Police Department initiated an investigation into the threats. As a precaution, victims in a...


John AndersonJuly 11, 2022

Rodeo queens, longhorns and Clydesdales add to festivities at Abilene rodeo Abilene, Kan.– The royalty of rodeo, both human and animal, will be on hand for this year’s Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene. Miss Rodeo America Hailey Frederiksen and Miss Rodeo Kansas State University Makaeli Burkham will be in attendance during all four performances of the rodeo in Abilene, as well as at auxi...


John AndersonJuly 7, 2022

UPDATE: Law enforcement authorities investigating a drive-by shooting in Herington have made an arrest. On Wednesday,  police were dispatched to a reported shooting at the intersection of S. B Street and Day Street in Herington, according to a media release. The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Travis Richardson of Abilene, confronted another subject that was walking at the intersect...


John AndersonJuly 4, 2022

Abilene Native Dwight D. Eisenhower is considered one of the top 5 presidents in U.S. History. The five highest rated presidents, according to the C-SPAN survey, are Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Since 2000, C-SPAN has conducted a historians survey each time there has been a change in administrations. This cycle, 142 histori...

On November Ballot

John AndersonJune 30, 2022

‘Liquor by the individual drink’ will be on November ballot Dickinson County voters will have the opportunity to change a long-standing liquor law that would allow an establishment like a tap house or brewery to operate in the county. County Commissioners approved a resolution Thursday that will put the question of “liquor by the individual drink” on the November general election ballot...


John AndersonJune 29, 2022

A stretch of Dickinson Co. highway had to be completely shut down Wednesday following a collision between a semi tanker and farm equipment. According to the Kansas Department of Transportation, K-4 between K-43 and K-218 was closed just before noon, however the accident took place earlier in the morning. The highway is located between the communities of Herington and Hope. The Kansas Highway Patro...




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