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Demand for holiday help rises, donations fall
Applications from Dickinson County families that need a little extra help this holiday season were up 10 percent compared to last year, while contributions are down about 10 percent.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Commission approves insurance resolution
In the event of a disaster causing damage to 75 percent of property in Dickinson County, part of an insurance settlement will now be set aside to ensure that the property is cleaned up, not at tax payer expense.
Hays Daily News
Abilene couple establishes FHSU scholarship fund
Joe and June Nold, originally from Abilene and Lenora, respectively, have established the Joe and June Nold Scholarship Fund at Fort Hays State University to provide assistance to Dickinson County students who attend FHSU.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Christmas magic: Saturday celebration to kick off holiday season
Activities for the seventh annual Night of Christmas Magic will begin with Candy Cane Lane at 2 p.m. Children can pick up their Christmas bag at Paws N Claws and fill it with candy at participating downtown businesses.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Booklet offers recipes from Dickinson County
Dickinson County cooks offer recipes, as well as ideas for entrees, side dishes and desserts, in the 12th edition of "Home-Cooking-Dickinson County Style, Capturing the Present and Remembering the Past."
Donation narrows CWU's Christmas Aid gap
As the date approaches for Church Women United to distribute their annual Christmas assistance a shortage of funds caused organizers to worry about how much they would be able to Dickinson County's less fortunate this holiday season.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Hospice volunteers provide patients, families with relief
When people envision a hospice patient, they may picture someone laying on their deathbed in a state of quiet sadness.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Road work dispute heads to arbitration
This summer the Manhattan construction company completed a $3.764 million chip-seal of 39.5 miles of roads in Dickinson County.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Jones happy to serve county for 32 years
Ever since the county clerk started working for Dickinson County in the '70s, she has encountered many changes, from technology to personnel, but the one thing that has not changed is her dedication to the people of this county.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Commission addresses security at county buildings
One issue was security at the courthouse and other county properties. A second issue was a policy for employees that have conceal and carry licenses.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Herington bride project halted by high bids
Plans to replace an aging bridge in the 500 block of North Broadway in Herington have ground to a sudden halt.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Library gets first slice of $15K gift
The Community Foundation of Dickinson County recently presented Abilene Public Library with the first installment of a donor's $15,000 gift to help grow and enhance its collection.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
9 arrested on drug charges in Abilene, Solomon
The Dickinson County Drug Enforcement Unit, the Dickinson County Sheriff's Department and Abilene Police Department executed eight arrest warrants Tuesday in Solomon and Abilene as a result of a month-long investigation by the Drug Enforcement Unit and Abilene Police Department regarding the distribution of methamphetamine and prescription pills.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Architect to develop plans for Navarre community center
The Dickinson County Commission, which made the request for a KanStep grant on behalf of Navarre area volunteers, approved the hiring of BG Architects to develop plans at its regular meeting.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Arrest made in August pharmacy burglary
A Dickinson County Sherriff's deputy and an Abilene police officer stopped 21-year-old Demetric Wickliffe and 22-year-old Darrin Scott, both of Salina, and determined the pair were in Abilene to burglarize a pharmacy.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Planning, design plays role in community walkability
How a structure is designed has a direct effect on the way that structure is used.