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Obstacles in linking mental, physical health care
Following its Community Health Assessment the Dickinson County Health Department identified a set of priorities that need attention in the county.
Fri Dec 20, 2013
Residents to begin paying for justice center
Even though that building might not be occupied for six more years, County Administrator Brad Homman provided a 'very rough and very preliminary timeline' for the new center at the regular meeting of the Dickinson County Commission on Thursday.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Fundraiser targets hungry students
When some children come home from school, they are fortunate enough to be greeted by a smiling parent or older sibling and an after school snack.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Proper grieving allows for living to grow
Three years after the death of his mother, who was on hospice, a local man signed on to hospice as a bereavement coordinator.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Weight recorder provides accuracy, encouragement
After committing to shed some pounds, a member of a local weight loss group showed up to the weigh-in.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Marks begins job as county ag agent
After a three-year absence, Dickinson County residents will be able to call on a dedicated Extension agent for help with everything from small vegetable gardens to quarter-section plots of corn.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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.
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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.