Half of all the Dickinson County residents that have tested positive for COVID-19 since March, are recovering from the coronavirus this week.
The free COVID-19 mass testing planned tomorrow (Saturday) at the National Guard Armory in Abilene is for people who live or work in Dickinson County that are experiencing symptoms or been exposed to someone who has tested positive.
With the Dickinson County Treasurer/Motor Vehicle and Driver’s License offices closed, residents should renew vehicle registration by mail or use the drop box at the south entrance..
Greg Brown, superintendent of Abilene Public Schools, said Wednesday that district administrators plan to look at ways to keep students safer from the spread of COVID-19 when buildings reopen on Oct. 5.
What was one of the largest emotional issues facing the Abilene City Commission in recent years, ended with a failure of a second to a motion to adopt a mandatory mask order in public places in Abilene.
CHAPMAN — The Chapman Middle School and High School will take a break on Thursday and then transition to remote learning on Friday opening to last until Oct. 8.
Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part story regarding Monday night’s Abilene Board of Education special meeting where the move to remote learning and other topics was discussed.
A lawsuit seeking more information into the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s investigations of missing money from the evidence room of the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office was filed in District Court of Shawnee County by the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle last week.
HERINGTON — The Herington Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying businesses or victims associated with an Alta Vista man accused of vehicle theft.
With a number of teachers and support staff testing positive for COVID-19, Abilene Public School officials made the decision Monday to move to remote learning through Friday, Oct. 2.
About 100 Abilene public school students are expected to be placed in quarantine after being in contact with seven people associated with USD 435 who tested positive for COVID-19, Abilene Superintendent Greg Brown said Saturday.
Recent developments in the Abilene area have been cause for tremendous public concern and many comments and rumors to circulate regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. Typically, our county has seen one and two new cases per day since the pandemic began but during the past week Dickinson County ha…
Abilene school Superintendent Greg Brown informed parents on Saturday that because of an increased number of COVID-19 cases during the past 36 hours, school has been canceled for Monday.Brown informed parents that the district is working with the Dickinson County Health Department to identif…
For the second three-day period in a row, nine more patients have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Dickinson County Health Department report Friday.The number of positive cases in the county since last Friday is 21. Currently, 26 are recovering.According to the report, 107 peop…
The Dickinson County Historical Society canceled the Heritage Days Festival and may cancel Tombstone Tours and Christmas in the Cabin, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Of the four new COVID-19 positive tests since Friday, the first person under the age of 9 to test positive was reported by the Dickinson County Health Department on Wednesday.