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Want to vote by mail? Better hurry

With the November general election coming up in less than two weeks, the window is closing for registered voters who wish to have a ballot mailed to them for advance voting.
To receive a ballot by mail, the process

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Local news

On track to recovery

For a 7-year-old, Ethan Gustin knows a lot about cancer. Unfortunately, his research is empirical.
He was diagnosed at 6.
Now, the second-grader can tell you the times and frequencies of his scheduled

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Clash of the titans

Ali-Frazier. Larry Mahan vs. Phil Lyne. The Royals against the Giants?
Well, who knows. But the race for the Senate between Pat Roberts and Greg Orman has caught so much heat that its fame has surpassed

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Enterprise Fire Department receives $5,000

Fire Chief Cecil Thrush (right), chief of the Enterprise Fire Department, receives a $5,000 grant check from Cary Simpson, of Transcanada Corporation. The grant is available through a community investment
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Rotary raises funds for kids

While prior Rotary golf tournaments raised a hefty amount for kids, this year’s fundraiser was definitely a hole-in-one.
In contrast to the $15,000 raised at last year’s annual Rocky Rorabaugh

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Local sports

Snyder's ways put Sooners' in stark relief

You know what stood out last Saturday? What Mike Stoops said about defending Kansas State stood out.
"I think our kids did a great job competing and I thought they made some critical plays at some critical

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Waters rushes into spotlight as K-State's latest dual-threat QB

Jake Waters was recruited as a pro-style quarterback. Somewhere along the way, the Kansas State senior became a dual-threat standout, his legs nearly as dangerous as his arm.
That aggressive running style

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Bill Snyder on 2015 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

MANHATTAN — The architect of the "greatest turnaround in the history of college football," Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder was one of six coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) placed
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K-State’s Mueller Named Lott Trophy Quarterfinalist

MANHATTAN — Kansas State senior defensive end Ryan Mueller has been named a quarterfinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced Wednesday.

Mueller, a product

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Fall Festival vendors ready to go

Annual Arts Reception and Cocktail Buffet

Issues at City Hall building

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Dickinson County Sheriff’s Report

Sept 27 — A vehicle driven by Cecil Thrush, Jr. hit cattle.
Sept 30 — A vehicle driven by Skyler O’Neal hit a deer.
Oct 1 — A vehicle driven by Freddrick Hirsch hit a

Crime Stoppers of Dickinson County

Sometime between Tuesday, September 30, and Thursday, October 2, volunteer firefighting equipment was stolen from a pickup truck parked in the 300 block of South D Street in Herington. Items stolen include:

Wine tasting, Chevy test drives, giveaways for women Friday

HOPE Lives Ladies Night is an annual event to raise awareness on women’s health, early cancer detection and local health care opportunities. This year’s event will be hosted 6:30 p.m. Friday

Abilene Police Report

Sept 28 — Mitchell Miller was victim of criminal damage to vehicle.
Oct 1 — Ashly Teinert was the victim of assault.
Oct 2 — Jeremiah Black was victim of theft of an automobile.

Heartland Health Care Clinic offering flu shots today

Heartland Health Care Clinic will be offering a walk-in flu vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
The clinic is only for established patients of Drs. Bloesser, Dinkel, Holmes, Sheern and Short.

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?