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.
Except for the Dickinson County Treasurer and County Clerk’s offices — which will continue to take appointments — other county departments reopened today (Monday, May 11) to the public.
During a special Abilene Public Schools board meeting Friday morning, board members approved bids to renovate the Abilene High School Vo-Ag building and voted to begin construction of a new track and football field at Cowboy Stadium.
A new K-State Research and Extension District between Dickinson and Marion counties is on its way to reality, unless a valid petition protesting the new entity is presented to the Dickinson County Clerk/Election Officer by Monday, May 11.
Free fares for public transit services in Abilene will continue through the month of May because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic impact felt by many, OCCK Transported reported.