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A three-year street maintenance plan could cost close to $5 million.

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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.

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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..

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Great Plains Theatre announced the postponement of the fall main stage of the 26th season “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Parties, holiday events, rallies, sports and other gatherings should be avoided, the Dickinson County Health Department said in a statement.

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The Register of Deeds office will be closed until further notice, according to the Dickinson County Facebook page.

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The Cowtown Classic Bike Ride originally scheduled for Sunday has been postponed until a more secure situation is seen in Dickinson County in relation to COVID-19.

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Friday’s shooting victim was identified as Michael Kohman, 40, of rural Solomon.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 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…

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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…

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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…

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Abilene school board members heard a proposal Monday for the Abilene High School Trap Shooting Club, an organization that would cater to the outdoor enthusiast.

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A number of employments and three resignations were approved by the Abilene Public Schools Board of Education Monday night.

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There were nine cases of COVID-19 positive cases reported by the Dickinson County Health Department since Monday.

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All children ages 1 to 18 can get a free school breakfast and lunch from Abilene Public Schools through Dec. 31 or “until the money runs out.”

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Three new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Dickinson County by the health department over the weekend.

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Buried remnants of Abilene’s past keep churning up as construction crews work on the new Dickinson County Jail.

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Due to community health concerns, Hopes Lives has canceled what would have been its 12th annual fundraising event this year.

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HOPE — While a little different than the typical Hope Festival, a mini version of the 19th annual event was held last week, cumulating on Saturday.

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Three new COVID-19 positive cases were reported between last Wednesday and Friday by the Dickinson County Health Department.

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OCCK Transportation was awarded an Innovation of the Year Award from the Kansas Public Transit Association at the 2020 Annual Meeting held virtually in August.

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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.

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial morphed into many proposals and designs since its inception in 1999.

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A 7-year-old student at St. Andrew's Elementary School was killed early Wednesday morning while crossing the road to board a school bus.

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The grandchildren of President Dwight Eisenhower will most likely be watching the dedication of the Eisenhower Memorial the evening of Sept. 17 at home.