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MISSING PERSON

John AndersonNovember 23, 2021

JERRY DAVIS BRIAN HORNADAY SHERIFF UNDERSHERIFF   MEDIA RELEASE (11/23/2021)   On January 19, 2019, 34-year-old Alex Michael Head of Enterprise, Kansas was reported missing.  Since that time, efforts to locate Alex and his vehicle have been unsuccessful.  Alex was last seen on January 14, 2019 in Dickinson County.  He was driving a silver in color 2003 Dodge Durango. The veh...

Quality of Life Coalition Grant

John AndersonNovember 23, 2021

Quality of Life Coalition, Inc., was recently selected as one of eleven community organizations throughout Kansas to receive funding to assist individuals enroll in Marketplace insurance, Medicaid, and CHIP. This was made possible through a federal grant Thrive Allen County received from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to help underserved populations find affordable health ins...

VOTING RIGHTS LAW

John AndersonNovember 19, 2021

A federal judge ordered Kansas on Friday to suspend a new law prohibiting out-of-state groups from mailing advance ballot applications, siding with two national nonprofit groups that contend it disenfranchises voters. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil granted the preliminary injunction against the law sought by VoteAmerica and the Voter Participation Center. She also rejected the state's efforts ...

“SWAN LAKE” CANCELLED

John AndersonNovember 16, 2021

Due to a backlog in the nation’s seaports, ballet fans will not be able to attend “Swan Lake” at McCain Auditorium as it has been canceled. Kansas State University says the Jan. 25, 2022, performance of “Swan Lake” by the Russian National Ballet at McCain Auditorium has been canceled. Todd Holmberg, executive director of McCain, said the cancellation is due to the unprecedented backlog o...

Armstrong wins by one vote.

John AndersonNovember 15, 2021

Armstrong wins by one vote,  Herington city race ends in tie The county commissioners gathered Nov. 12 to canvass the results from the Nov. 2 election. Most of the unofficial results stayed the same, except for one changed result in the Herington City Commission vote.  After totalling the results, Eric Parsons Gares and Steve C. Lewis are tied for the second seat on the city council with 1...

Eisenhower and the Space Program

John AndersonNovember 14, 2021

The Dwight Eisenhower administration and its response to the space race will be the topic of discussion at a virtual event this week hosted by the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. According to the organization, the next monthly virtual Lunch & Learn program will be Tuesday, November 16th, at noon. NASA Johnson Space Center Historian Jennifer Ross-Nazzal addresses the subject of Eise...

CHARGES FILED

John AndersonNovember 12, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE (11/12/2021)   On February 16, 2018 Isaac Johnson was killed in a tragic automobile accident.  The driver and two other passengers in the vehicle were injured.  Earlier this year Isaac’s mother contacted the Sheriff’s Office requesting additional investigation in her son’s death and asked the Sheriff’s Office to re-open the case. The Sheriff’s Office reviewed...

DICKINSON COUNTY DASHBAORD

John AndersonNovember 8, 2021

The Dickinson County Health Department is reporting 58 new cases and one new death in a seven-day period. ...

ABILENE IS A WINNER!!!

John AndersonNovember 5, 2021

The small town of Abilene, Kansas is receiving national recognition once again by USA Today. Abilene was named the fourth “Best Historic Small Town,” cracking the top ten three years in a row. The nominees for the category are chosen by a panel of experts and then voting is open to the public to choose the winners.   Granbury, Texas   De Smet, South Dakota   Taos...

Ike’s (Virtual) Book Club

John AndersonNovember 4, 2021

There is a special comradeship that exists between men that have seen the sights of battlefields on a foreign shore. It is one that is never broken throughout the longest of lives." ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower, Aug. 5, 1952 Abilene, Kan. - The next virtual book club will meet November 9 at 7 p.m. central time. The program is free and open to the public -- join us online or by phone. The November ...

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