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Field of dreams

It’s been a while for Kansas City Royals fans to be really excited about October baseball.
How about 29 years to be exact?
In that time period there has been a lot of baseball played, but until recently with a retooled roster of young, energetic,

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Local news

Chapman students building a home

CHAPMAN — Chapman High School students have a house to build, and it looks like the first nails already have been pounded in.
Unified School District 473’s Board of Education agreed to approve

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Local vet competes in international video contest

Campaigning for her own video to win a national contest is pushing an area veterinarian out of her comfort zone.
But after Dickinson County people served her and her family when they were hit by the tornado

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Greyhounds galore

On the international stage, greyhound racing may have declined since the 1960s, but the local fall meet showed greyhound racing still is "on the go" as a multi-million dollar industry, drawing people
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Alco update

While Abilene residents and local Alco workers wonder about the fate of one of its most emblematic stores, a Dallas judge signed an interim order last week approving a loan for the company.
The loan may

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Local sports

Cowgirls win Invitational

In preparation for the 4A sub-state volleyball tournaments this week, the Abilene Cowgirls came out strong and went undefeated Saturday at the Abilene Invitational Tournament.
Behind the hard hitting

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McPherson hands Cowboys 1st loss

The McPherson Bullpups used the power running of senior running back Ty Hart and the shifty, speedy running of quarterback Kyler Kinnamon to defeat the Abilene Cowboys 17-6 in opening round play of 4A
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NCKL Cross Country results

7th grade 1600
1st Madison Smith, Chapman, 6:18.26, 5th. Annie Bathurst, Abilene, 6:44.30.
1st Brady Blanks, Wamego, 5:58.38, 2nd. Aaron Geissinger, Abilene, 6:04.65, 5th. Travis Beetch, Abilene,

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Wamego gets by Chapman

CHAPMAN — Wamego senior quarterback Kyler Alderson propelled the Red Raiders to a 20-6 first round district football game Friday at Chapman.
Alderson hit his favorite target Anthony Gamino for two

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Fall Festival vendors ready to go

Annual Arts Reception and Cocktail Buffet

Issues at City Hall building

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Heartland Health Care Clinic offering flu shots today

Heartland Health Care Clinic will be offering a walk-in flu vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
The clinic is only for established patients of Drs. Bloesser, Dinkel, Holmes, Sheern and Short.

Abilene woman injured in Missouri accident

OREGON, Mo — An Abilene woman was injured in an accident just after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday in Holt County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Ford Focus driven by Celia Miranda,

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?