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Keeping up gardens a second job for Wege

After a long day at work, driving propane trucks and fixing gas leaks, Bob Wege rolls out the hose and rolls up his sleeves.
In addition to spending an hour and a half each night in he and his wife, Shirley’s,

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Teen recovering from stabbing

A local teen remains in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times during a weekend fight.
Carson Sherbert, 18, of rural Abilene is being treated at a Salina hospital for multiple stab wounds he

Bayer likely to finish streets Friday

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Local street improvements are continuing this week in Abilene and should be wrapped up by Friday, according to Lon Schrader, director of Public Works.

Today, crews plan to

Scouring for snacks

By TIFFANY students roamed grocery store aisles, inspecting items and marking sheets. This was not a scavenger hunt — they were culinary artists in training.


City OKs bus parking request over objections

By KATHY Abilene City Commission approved a zoning agreement Monday allowing USD 435 to use a facility at 1500 N. Mulberry St., for bus parking — over the objections

Challenge completed

Teachers, administrators and other employees of the Solomon school district brace themselves and face the freeze for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday in the parking lot of the Solomon Middle and

Local sports

2014 a year of change for Solomon Gorillas

SOLOMON — After a great run last season (8-2), the Solomon Gorilla football team has experienced change.
The Eight Man Division 1 school will have a new coach in Justin Coup.
Entering his 13th

Irish eyes improvements on gridiron

CHAPMAN — The Chapman Fighting Irish football team believes it has the ability to improvement on its 3-6 season record from a year ago.
Head coach Trevor Williams begins his fourth year at the helm

Volleyball team will be young but talented

Cowgirl volleyball fans should be treated to a promising season by a young but talented team.
Head coach Mike Jantz begins his 27th year in charge of the Cowgirl program. Jantz brings a 563-307 mark into

Biggs 5K Memorial Race to Benefit Cancer Prevention Research

OVERLAND PARK - The Sean D Biggs Memorial Foundation will host their second annual race 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 on the University of Kansas Edwards Campus. The 2014 BIGGSteps event will again benefit

Berns sets sight on repeat

The defending North Central Kansas League champion Chapman Fighting Irish girls tennis program is expected to return four key varsity players to the court.
Derek Berns, entering his third year at Chapman,


Derby celebrates 40 years in Abilene

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No verdict reached in Harwood trial

A jury failed to reach a verdict in a case against former Dickinson County sheriff’s deputy John Harwood.
Harwood was arrested in October of 2012 and charged with aggravated criminal sodomy with

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?