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Sweet relief

Rylee Miller laughs as she splashes in the water at the Abilene Municipal Pool on Monday afternoon. Triple-digit temperatures sent several area residents to the pools seeking relief on Monday.

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Wolf highlights local GOP event


Milton Wolf isn’t a politician — but he’s campaigning like one.
The Kansas City radiologist brought the loudest applause of all candidates Monday night during a Dickinson County GOP

Arts council ready for some ‘boot scootin’ fun


A "down-home" atmosphere will greet attendees at Saturday’s Boot Scootin’ Round Up.
Unlike the glamorous Hollywood and 50s themes of past years, this year’s Arts Council of Dickinson

Questions remain on pre-sale of tech home


CHAPMAN — The 2014-15 construction tech house has not been pre-purchased — at least not yet.
Despite discussing during the past two months the matter of pre-selling the home, which annually

Abilene native leading food company Nu-Tek


An Abilene High School graduate left a senior leadership position at a "fantastic, very large multinational firm" to play his role in changing the world.
Brian Boor, son of Leon and Mary Jo Boor, studied

Author connects Abilene to KC Monarchs


He grew up trading baseball cards and "talking baseball" wherever he went.
Now, speaker and author Phil Dixon is "one of our region’s best baseball historians," according to Tom Rives, deputy director

Local sports

Focusing on the O’Bannon vs. NCAA trial


OAKLAND, CALIF. — The trial that has dramatic possibilities of transforming the NCAA ran for weeks with strong opinions being leveled against the organization that is charged with the control of

Whitehair transitions to left tackle


MANHATTAN - Being a team player and doing what is best for the team is nothing new to Cody Whitehair.

Whitehair, a redshirt junior from Abilene, is slated to start at left tackle for the Kansas State

Pretty Prairie Rodeo ready to burst out of the gate


PRETTY PRAIRIE - It’s loud, dusty and dirty, but there’s never a dull moment at the Pretty Prairie Rodeo.
Seventy-seven years in, the event dubbed Kansas’ largest night rodeo is still

Whitehair named to Lombardi Award watch


MANHATTAN — Kansas State offensive linemen B.J. Finney and Cody Whitehair along with defensive end Ryan Mueller were named to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list, the Rotary Club of Houston announced

Longhorn basketball has busy summer


The Longhorn basketball teams have been working hard this summer.
The eighth graders led by coach Tim Klein spent numerous hours of dedication and commitment to excellence on the basketball court following

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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?