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    Foundation honors Ike legacy

    The Eisenhower Foundation hosted a full house at its gala celebrating the 125th anniversary of the 34th president’s birthday Friday evening in the Eisenhower Presidential Library Courtyard.
    Among the guests were Dwight D. Eisenhower’s granddaughters,

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    Detroit, Enterprise to merge sewers

    Two government agencies have given the thumbs up to a joint sewer project between the cities of Detroit and Enterprise.
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development and Kansas Department of Health

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    Report gives tentative options for old power plant

    A tentative report relating to future plans for the former municipal power plant building in Herington was presented to Herington city commissioners during a regular semi-monthly meeting Tuesday.

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    Shoplifting trio hits Aksent, gets several items

    Aksent Boutique was the victim of shoplifting yesterday afternoon.
    The store was open. Owner Jamie Stroda was on staff. One accomplice kept her talking while two others stole shirts, bracelets and earrings.

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    County sales tax receipts up

    Based on the most recent sales tax collection report, people are spending money in Dickinson County.
    "Dickinson County is again holding strong," Dickinson County Administrator Brad Homman told county

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    Report of new women’s services premature

    Editor’s note: The following story corrects errors and incomplete information in Thursday’s story about new services at Memorial Health Systems.

    Memorial Health System has not yet been

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    Local sports

    Football District Assignment for 2016-2017

    Abilene High School Director of Athletics Will Burton announced the 2016 — 2017 Class 4A District football assignments.
    In 2016, Abilene’s district games will be Oct. 14 versus Wamego, Oct.

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    Cowboys on verge of back-to-back undefeated titles

    The Abilene Cowboys (4-0) will begin play week six of the football season knowing they have at least a share of the North Central Kansas League title. With a win Friday over 2-1 Clay Center the Cowboys
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    Volleyball Rankings (10-7-15)

    Volleyball Rankings (10-7-15)
    4A I
    1. Bishop Miege 11-8 (1)
    2. McPherson 21-6 (2)
    3. Louisburg 22-10 (4)
    4. Abilene 19-4 (5)
    5. Hays 19-3 (3)
    6. Basehor-Linwood 18-8 (7)
    7. Andale 17-10 (6)
    8. Circle 18-4

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    Tennis team prepares for regionals

    After wrapping up the championship of their Invitational Tournament, the attention of the Abilene Cowgirl tennis shift immediately shifted to the upcoming regional tournament in Lindsborg.
    Three Abilene

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    Brown bag special to feature code talkers

    The Abilene Public Library will host a brown bag special documentary film, "Navajo Code Talkers — The Epic Story," at noon Tuesday, Oct. 13. More than 400 Navajo were recruited by the U.S. Marine

    APT hosts luncheon

    To celebrate National Physical Therapy Month, which is October, Abilene Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, 103 NW 15th St., will host a patient appreciation day on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Free lunch will be served

    DAR turns 100

    The Abilene Chapter DAR will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at Mr. K’s Farmhouse. The chapter will be celebrating its 100th Birthday in February 2016.
    Any woman 18 years or older who can


    The Abilene High School Debate Team is seeking volunteers to judge high school debate rounds at the AHS Home Debate Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 10. Megan Hagaman, director of debate and forensics at

    Abilene Police Department

    · Sept. 19 — Dalton T. Weaver, male, 23, 820 S. Washington St., Junction City, was arrested for failure to yield, refusing an alcohol test, driving under the influence and driving

    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?