The city of Abilene is one of 66 Kansas communities to receive a grant to help small businesses.
Voters living in several Dickinson County townships will have races for township offices during the Aug. 4 Primary Election, while others have no candidates.
The Dickinson County Commission approved an application Thursday that will permit the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KSDA) to operate a hog composting facility in the county if it becomes necessary.
North Rogers Street is slated for reconstruction in 2021, Abilene Public Works Director Lon Schrader told the Abilene City Commission at its regular meeting Tuesday.
Weather permitting, APAC Shears Construction anticipates resuming street paving from W. First Street to N.W. Fourth Street on Rogers Street and on Elm Street from N.W. Third Street to N.W. Seventh Street, along with warranty work on N.E. Third Street between Buckeye and Olive. The work is a…
Representatives from two state agencies met with Dickinson County Commissioners last week and said their agencies had selected an area north of Woodbine to dispose of surplus hogs, if it becomes necessary.
When Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly ending her Phase 2 re-opening order Tuesday night she left that responsibility in the hands of individual health departments.
Torrential rains that doused portions of Dickinson County late Sunday into early Monday morning resulted in some street flooding in Chapman and along Old 40 Highway.
Both Republican and Democratic primaries will be on the ballot for voters in Dickinson County for both U.S. Senate and U.S. House nominations on Aug. 4.
The Dickinson County Health Department received notification today confirming a fourth positive case of COVID-19 in Dickinson County was actually a person in Morris County.
Reporter’s note: After a several decade slide into decay, Old Abilene Town has been brought back to life thanks to a dedicated group of board members, volunteers and donors. In Part 2, this installment talks about the renovation of the Merchants Hotel and plans for the future.
With less than two weeks until the June 1 deadline, several candidates recently have filed for elected office in the cities of Dickinson County and Herington hospital board, according to Barb Jones, Dickinson County Clerk/Election Officer.
The city of Abilene plans to apply for a State of Kansas Community Development Block Grant program to assist small businesses following a presentation at the Abilene City Commission study session on Monday.
The accuracy of serology test kits a California company sold to the Herington Hospital for COVID-19 is being questioned by a U.S. House subcommittee.
The Abilene School Board of Education heard the first read of USD 435 2020-2025 Strategic Plan at its May meeting from Assistant Superintendent Chris Cooper.
Reporter’s note: After a several decade slide into decay, Old Abilene Town has been brought back to life thanks to a dedicated group of board members, volunteers and donors. This first story addresses some of that comeback and plans for the iconic tourist attraction.
Following on the heels of the Abilene High School graduation ceremony on July 19, the Abilene Middle School will hold eighth grade recognition on Monday, July 20 and the Night of Stars celebration the following evening.
Abilene City Manager Jane Foltz presented an outline to open part of the city, including the Parks and Recreation Department, at the regular city meeting on Monday.
OCCK, Inc. employees were recognized virtually for their years of service this week. Those recognized for their service included 37 employees that reached a 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, or 25 years of service milestone in 2019.
Reports from people at the Abilene Municipal Airport and a video of the debris field left behind has Dickinson County officials wondering if a tornado and not straight line winds came through the Abilene area on Monday, May 4.