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Baby power!

Janna Weldy, open house attendee, holds Lincoln Price, 4-month-old son of Thomas and Amber Price, at the grand opening of the Dickinson County Life Center. The center is a boutique for women facing unplanned pregnancies. The boutique is located on the
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County foreclosures not for profit

The annual Dickinson County tax foreclosure sale held earlier this month is not a moneymaker for the county. Nor is it intended to be.
"It’s a situation to get properties where taxes are not being

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County expresses dismay for Alco

Dickinson County commissioners expressed sympathy Thursday for the Abilene community following news regarding the liquidation of the Alco store and closing of the distribution center.
However, members

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AMS Singers to perform for Dickinson County Retired School Personnel

The Dickinson County Retired School Personnel will meet for noon lunch on Dec. 2 at the Abilene First United Methodist Church.
The Abilene Middle School singers, directed by Marlo Zumbrunn, will be

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Lakeside EEU learns to cook healthy for holidays

Cooking healthy for the Holidays was the lesson presented by Jean Chamberlin at the Lakeside EEU meeting held Nov. 19 at the home of Noreen Zumbrunn.
Members present were Marilyn Roles, Evelyn Avery,

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Local sports

Kansas State's Travis Britz will not play against Kansas

Travis Britz will not play against Kansas on Saturday while he recovers from an injury to his left ankle.
"Travis will be out," Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder said during the Big 12 coaches teleconference

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Kansas State beats Purdue at Maui Invitational

Forget for a moment that Kansas State spent the past year adding new recruits and transfers to its basketball roster.
Marcus Foster, the team’s leading scorer a year ago and top overall talent,

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Riedy’s Cowgirls ready to run for title

Running an up tempo offense and an aggressive defense, first year Abilene High School girls basketball coach Steve Riedy will have options on the roster as they prepare to open the season.
Veteran basketball

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Justin Linn on MIAA Academic Honor Roll

Justin Linn, sophomore kicker for Washburn University was named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll by the conference office.
To qualify for this honor a student athlete must have a grade point average of

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Corrections — Brown Home numbers; Waites' donation

In contrast to the phone number published in Thursday’s Reflector-Chronicle, the phone numbers for Brown Memorial Home are 263-1501 and 263-1541.
In contrast to the amount stated in Monday’s

Courthouse closed for holiday

The Dickinson County Courthouse, District Court and Transfer Station will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The courthouse and District Court also will be closed Friday.
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Boutique Opening Saturday

The Dickinson County Life Center invites the public to its Boutique Grand Opening from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Christian Church, 612 N. Buckeye Ave. in Abilene. The DCLC Boutique is for clients

Snow Monkeys documentary

The Abilene Public Library will host a Brown Bag Special Documentary Film, Snow Monkeys, at noon on Tuesday. Follow a troop of snow monkeys in Japan to see how they face the world. This film is free.
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?