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House fire

Firefighters battle a blaze at a home at the corner of Madison and Northwest Third Street, in Abilene. The fire started just before 5 p.m on Sunday. First reports indicated that no one was home at the time the blaze started on the one-story gray house.
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Life wins

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved legislation Thursday that would permanently prohibit federal funding for abortions after Republican leaders shelved a different measure amid protests
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Last week for Alco

Poster ad outside of Alco’s store on Buckeye, advertising some items off up to 90 percent from lowest price. According to bankruptcy court records, Alco has to be off the store by Saturday, Jan.
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Holland Sunflowers 4-H Club January Meeting Minutes

The monthly meeting of the Holland Sunflowers was brought to order by Dustin Wilson on Jan. 19, at Rural Center.
Emilee Ediger led us in flag salute and club pledge. We sang the Ear song taught to us

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Jolly Jayhawkers 4-H Club

Leader Becky Dibbens announced the club had received grand champion at model meeting competition. Jaryth Barten called the Jolly Jayhawker meeting to order at 6 pm Jan. 11 in the Woodbine United Methodist
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Local sports

SIT All-Tournament Teams

SIT All-Tournament Teams
Casey Knoth, Salina Central; Kate-Lynn King, Goodland; Hayley Meisch, Andover; Tristen Leiszler, Concordia; Jaylyn Agnew, Andover; Belle Barbieri, Abilene; Katelyn Day,

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Abilene rallies to top Andover

SALINA — Determined to not let Friday’s loss in the Salina Invitational Tournament turn into two loses, the Abilene Cowboys (9-2) rallied to over take Andover (4-8) in the final minutes of
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Abilene overtakes Goodland 43-26 for 3rd place

SALINA — It was the tale of two halves for the Abilene Cowgirls in the third place game against Goodland Saturday in the Salina Bicentennial Center. In the first half, Abilene (7-3) struggled to
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Cowboys hold off Smoky Valley 54-41

SALINA — The Abilene Cowboys are happy that basketball games are not determined by grace or style points. Because this win was not pretty and had the Abilene fan base squirming in its seats until
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Christmas Kickoff Weekend 2014

'Abilene Musical'

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Kansas Day to feature discoveries

LYONS — Marci Penner and WenDee LaPlant of the Kansas Sampler Foundation will serve as presenters Monday night during the annual Kansas Day Program, co-sponsored by the Lyons Public Library and

Dickinson County Democrats

The Dickinson County Democratic Party will meet 7 p.m. tonight at the Senior Center in Abilene. This is the first business meeting of the new year and will include planning for candidate recruitment for

Living victoriously when all goes wrong

The Abilene Christian Women’s Club will host their monthly coffee from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Elks Club.
The event will recognize our very special ladies who are attending and are 85

Free child checks Friday

A free Child Check for children birth through 5 years old will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 at the United Methodist Church, Seventh and Cedar in Abilene.
Caregivers need to call

Five escape fire at Wichita house

A malfunctioning fireplace fan is being blamed for a fire that heavily damaged a house on South Wichita late Wednesday night, authorities said.
The fire was reported at 11 p.m. at 1437 S. Wichita, fire

Justice Center
Should the city of Abilene and Dickinson County continue exploring a proposal to place the Abilene Police Department and Dickinson County Sheriff's Department in a proposed justice center?