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Keeping up gardens a second job for Wege

After a long day at work, driving propane trucks and fixing gas leaks, Bob Wege rolls out the hose and rolls up his sleeves.
In addition to spending an hour and a half each night in he and his wife, Shirley’s,

Local news

Teen recovering from stabbing


A local teen remains in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times during a weekend fight.
Carson Sherbert, 18, of rural Abilene is being treated at a Salina hospital for multiple stab wounds he

Bayer likely to finish streets Friday


Reflector-Chronicle Staff

Local street improvements are continuing this week in Abilene and should be wrapped up by Friday, according to Lon Schrader, director of Public Works.

Today, crews plan to

Scouring for snacks


By TIFFANY students roamed grocery store aisles, inspecting items and marking sheets. This was not a scavenger hunt — they were culinary artists in training.

Abilene

City OKs bus parking request over objections


By KATHY Abilene City Commission approved a zoning agreement Monday allowing USD 435 to use a facility at 1500 N. Mulberry St., for bus parking — over the objections

Challenge completed


Teachers, administrators and other employees of the Solomon school district brace themselves and face the freeze for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday in the parking lot of the Solomon Middle and

State news

Kansas House panel's leader quits over school bill

Rep. Marc Rhoades unexpectedly resigned Monday as chairman of the Kansas House Appropriations Committee, saying he couldn't support the House Republican leadership's school funding bill because of how

Kansas residents rush to beat health care deadline

Consumers and health care counselors in Kansas are struggling through problems with the federal government's online insurance marketplace ahead of the deadline to sign up for coverage.
Kansas residents

Parents, teachers walk for Kansas schools

Despite sore feet and windy weather, five parents and teachers have completed a 60-mile walk from Johnson County to the Statehouse to show support for Kansas public schools.
The hikers are part of a group

Feds list lesser prairie chicken as threatened

The Obama administration said Thursday it is placing a grassland grouse known as the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and

Kansas shutting off cold weather protection

State officials are reminding Kansans who fall behind on electric and natural gas bills that they will lose some protection against shutoffs next week.
The utility-regulating Kansas Corporation Commission

People

Keeping up gardens a second job for Wege


After a long day at work, driving propane trucks and fixing gas leaks, Bob Wege rolls out the hose and rolls up his sleeves.
In addition to spending an hour and a half each night in he and his wife, Shirley’s,

Scouring for snacks


By TIFFANY students roamed grocery store aisles, inspecting items and marking sheets. This was not a scavenger hunt — they were culinary artists in training.

Abilene

Challenge completed


Teachers, administrators and other employees of the Solomon school district brace themselves and face the freeze for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday in the parking lot of the Solomon Middle and

Community

Abilene seeking to fill EDC vacancy


Abilene currently has one vacancy on its Economic Development Council to replace Larry Coulson, who was appointed to the city ‘s Planning Commission during Monday’s Abilene City Commission

Keeping up gardens a second job for Wege


After a long day at work, driving propane trucks and fixing gas leaks, Bob Wege rolls out the hose and rolls up his sleeves.
In addition to spending an hour and a half each night in he and his wife, Shirley’s,

Scouring for snacks


By TIFFANY students roamed grocery store aisles, inspecting items and marking sheets. This was not a scavenger hunt — they were culinary artists in training.

Abilene

Board sets procedure for accepting construction bids


The Abilene school board approved two types of plans at Friday’s meeting: diagram-based architectural plans, and discussion-based process plans for how to decide the bids.
Representatives from HTK

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