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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.

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After a preliminary hearing determined cause to proceed with theft charges of a horse against Amanda Rutherford, 41, she will be arraigned on two felony complaints at 9 a.m. Nov. 4 in Dickinson County District Court.

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Part Three of a five-part series on Abilene’s high school

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Like states all across the country, Kansas is seeing an increase in reports of unemployment claim fraud due to identify theft. The Abilene Area is not immune to these counterfeit claims, according to the Abilene Area Chamber of Commerce.

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The number of cases of positive COVID-19 cases in Dickinson County rose another four from Monday through Wednesday of this week, according to the Dickinson County Health Department. The report showed that nine more have been released from isolation.

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Part Three of a five-part series on Abilene’s high school

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Touring Kansas on the Labor Day break this week, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran said he was able to visit a growing industry, one using cutting edge technology, an industry that is paying premium wages.

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Part Two of a five-part series on Abilene’s high school

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The future of Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services reimbursements are the driving force behind Memorial Health System having an affiliation with Salina Regional Health Center, said Board Chairman Dr. Steve Schwarting.

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Homecoming and senior recognition have been scheduled to take place Friday, Sept. 18 when the Abilene High School Cowboys host the Chapman Irish on the new Paul Dennis Field.

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The city of Abilene’s public transportation operated by OCCK will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day.

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Stories about Abilene’s history are easy to find, thanks to its roots as a “wild” cowtown and later as the home of Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States.

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Four new COVID-19 cases were reported by the Dickinson County Health Department from Wednesday through Friday.

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A windfarm development company representative has offered to visit with Dickinson County Commissioners about expanding its Marion County wind project into Dickinson County.