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Budding designers

They have not yet graduated high school, but three local teens have become professional T-shirt designers.
Abilene High School senior Caysen Smith, junior Erica Gensicke and senior Logan McDowell are receiving a total of $500 for their combined efforts

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News

Senate approves bill to create Safe Families program


(TNS) — A bill that would allow families undergoing crises to give up power of attorney over their children and have them placed temporarily with another family in the community as an alternative
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FCC tightens Internet oversight


WASHINGTON (TNS) — Federal regulators dramatically expanded government oversight of the Internet, installing the once-arcane concept of net neutrality as a guiding doctrine for broadband networks
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Expect winter weather this weekend


The 2014-15 winter season in Dickinson County hasn’t seen much snow so far.
But that all could change this weekend.
A winter storm is expected to move through the region starting tomorrow morning

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Cream of the crop


These citizens and one company were recognized for their contributions to the community at the Chamber of Commerce annual banquet yesterday evening in the Eisenhower Presidential Library Courtyard. Shown
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Local sports

Chapman qualifies four for State


CHAPMAN — The Chapman wrestling team qualified four wrestlers for the state tournament at the Hays Regional Saturday.
Junior Jason Zook (285) won three of his four matches by pins on his way to

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Cowboys remain undefeated in NCKL with win over Irish


CHAPMAN — The Abilene Cowboys have accomplished two of their preseason goals and that was to win the North Central Kansas League and win the 71-56 win over rival Chapman Tuesday, they are the undefeated
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Cowgirls survive Chapman 47-45


CHAPMAN — The Dickinson County rivalry game between Abilene and Chapman turned into an old fashioned barnburner in the District Gym at Chapman Tuesday.
The Cowgirls hung on to defeat the Fighting

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Cowboys have 'Unfinished Business' preparing for State


The Abilene Cowboy wrestling team proudly wears tee shirts with Unfinished Business boldly across the top.
That has been the theme or the goal of this program since last year’s state tournament

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Christmas Kickoff Weekend 2014


'Abilene Musical'


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Get Involved: Walk Kansas

Kansas State’s Walk Kansas encourages a healthy lifestyle, and the goal is to maintain healthy habits while reducing the risk of chronic disease. With the cold weather wrapping up and spring right

Highly-appreciated volunteer corps

Members of the Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps are pictured at the annual recognition held in February. The theme of the meeting was ‘Memorial Health System Volunteers are Magical ... Most

Early childhood training

A KDHE-accredited free early childhood training will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Abilene Public Library. It is provided by the Quality of Life Coalition through a Untied Methodist Health Ministry

Elks Duplicate Bridge

In the Feb. 25 Elks Duplicate Bridge game, Georgia Reynolds and Shirley Meysenburg took first place. Nancy Gugle and Dona Myers tied with Marge Lederer and Bob Robson for second place.

Bereavement group

Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County is offering a Bereavement Support Group on Monday nights beginning at 6:30 for six-to-eight weeks at the Home Health and Hospice office, 1111 N. Brady. The
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?