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Participants in Thursday’s Share-a-Bike launch return the beach cruisers to the bike rack in Little Ike Park. The geach cruisers are now available for very short-term public use in Little Ike Park.

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Ready to ride


Participants in Thursday’s Share-a-Bike launch return the beach cruisers to the bike rack in Little Ike Park. The geach cruisers are now available for very short-term public use in Little Ike Park.

Siebert ready for new slice


The man who sliced beef for shoppers every day is done at the store and ready to do a bit of traveling and simply enjoy life.
Bob Siebert, meat cutter at West’s Country Mart, has retired after more

Sales tax receipts climbing in Dickinson County


Sales tax receipts in Dickinson County are headed in the right direction according to Brad Homman.
The Dickinson County administrator told commissioners Thursday that July’s receipt of $108,250

Singers set sights on New York


From the stage that held Tchaikovsky, Louie Armstrong and other musical greats, the AHS Singers will lift up their voices in New York City.
For the third time in a row, the local choir has been accepted

Herington trims proposed mill levy to 78.85


Herington City Commission members cut 4.5 mills targeted for the Herington Municipal Hospital from the municipality’s proposed 2015 budget when the governing body met in a regular semi-monthly session

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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,

Berry leads Cowgirl tennis program


A pair of seniors that were a state qualifying doubles team and another senior that had a successful run in singles play last year return to the courts to lead the Abilene Cowgirl Tennis team.
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Cross country returns experience


Abilene begins the cross-country season by hosting a meet Sept 4. Middle schools and high schools will send contingents to run the course of the Great Life Country Club golf course.
Head coach Troy Emig

Football 2014: Kansas State's Ryan Mueller keeps making believers


Ryan Mueller insists the following story is true.
His mother, teammates and coaches also vouch for its authenticity.
They each go out of their way to do so, because they know Mueller's journey from unknown

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