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Time for a new City Hall?

The final City Hall tour was given Tuesday evening, and it let out in time for avid Royals fan David Dillner to catch the important parts of the game.
Though the Royals lost to the Giants, Dillner said he's still believing. He's also like to believe

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Local news

Rotary raises funds for kids

While prior Rotary golf tournaments raised a hefty amount for kids, this year’s fundraiser was definitely a hole-in-one.
In contrast to the $15,000 raised at last year’s annual Rocky Rorabaugh

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Animal farm

HERINGTON — Residents will have the opportunity to express opinions about a proposed ordinance that limits the species and numbers of certain animals that can be kept by citizens of the community.

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Student scores improving in Rural Vista

HOPE — Student assessment scores in the areas of reading and math are improving at schools in Hope and White City.
The Rural Vista Unified School District Board of Education received that good news

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Initial bidder moves on Alco

A Los Angeles-based financial group states that it became the initial bidder for Alco Stores, the Midwest chain that began in Abilene.
Great American Group has been selected as the "stalking horse,"

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Local sports

Bill Snyder on 2015 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

MANHATTAN — The architect of the "greatest turnaround in the history of college football," Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder was one of six coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) placed
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K-State’s Mueller Named Lott Trophy Quarterfinalist

MANHATTAN — Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller has been named a quarterfinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced Wednesday.

Mueller, a product

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Cowboys, Indians duel in Week 2

The final message at Wednesday’s practice to the Abilene Cowboys was actually a question, who was going to be angriest team in Hays?
Abilene travels to Hays for round two of district play. Both

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Local fans ready to support their 'home team', heading to KC tonight

It has 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

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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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Wine tasting, Chevy test drives, giveaways for women Friday

HOPE Lives Ladies Night is an annual event to raise awareness on women’s health, early cancer detection and local health care opportunities. This year’s event will be hosted 6:30 p.m. Friday

Abilene Police Report

Sept 28 — Mitchell Miller was victim of criminal damage to vehicle.
Oct 1 — Ashly Teinert was the victim of assault.
Oct 2 — Jeremiah Black was victim of theft of an automobile.

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?