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Donít count your chickens before ...

HERINGTON — The question of whether Herington residents will be allowed to keep chickens remains unanswered.
The overall question concerns a proposed ordinance relating to the keeping of domestic

District contracts with MHS

Although head injuries and concussions suffered by football players on the field receive the major focus of attention, injuries happen in other sports as well.
That’s why Abilene USD 435 has contracted

County to hold off on bridge work

Repairs on a bridge located in a rural area of Dickinson County are going to have to wait.
"We don’t have the money right now to be able do that (bridge repair)," Dickinson County Administrator

Abilene to host art walk downtown

The Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to invite the public to the Taste of the Arts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.
The Taste of the Arts event is essentially a two-in-one combo event...Taste

Coulson Family Legacy to benefit farm students

The Donald and Emily Coulson Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established with the Community Foundation of Dickinson County. The scholarship was created by sons Larry and Don, and granddaughter Shelly

Local sports

Cowboys win homecoming 14-7 over Panthers

The Abilene Cowboys scored late in the fourth quarter and then held the Concordia Panthers from making a comeback and won its homecoming game 14-7. The Cowboys go 3-0 and 2-0 in the NCKL and Panthers

Auburn escapes against Kansas State

MANHATTAN — Part of the fundamentals of Bill Snyder football is to take advantage of the opportunities presented to you and don’t make mistakes that will cost you a game.
The frustrated Kansas

Longhorns win over Fort Riley

JUNCTION CITY — The Abilene Middle School eighth grade football team scored seven touchdowns in route to a 46-12 victory over Fort Riley Tuesday.
The Longhorns scored three times in the first quarter

Panthers 2-0 up next for Cowboys

Two of the top teams in the North Central Kansas League square off against each other Friday as the 2-0 Concordia Panthers come calling on the undefeated Abilene Cowboys.
Concordia has wins of 26-0 over

K-State's defense ready for biggest test in Auburn

Kansas State football players rarely, if ever, provide bulletin-board material for opposing teams, but even they sound more respectful than usual when talking about Auburn.
The Wildcats praised the Tigers


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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?