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Dickinson County Newswire

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  1. Football seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Follow Dickinson County high school sports in the Abilene Reflector-Chronicle. Pre-season stories and schedules will appear beginning this week for teams in Abilene, Chapman, Herington, Rural Vista and Solomon.

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  2. Bradford Built withdraws plans to build facility in AbileneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The city of Abilene received notice that Brad Portenier has decided to withdraw his plans to construct a facility in Abilene. According the City Manager Austin Gilley, the notice of the withdraw of the Bradford Built development agreement came through the Dickinson County Economic Development Corporation.

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  3. County prepares extradition of man accused of rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    A former Abilene man, charged with 179 counts of criminal rape and sodomy in Dickinson County, is fighting extradition back to Kansas. Dickinson County Attorney Andrea Purvis said Monday that her office has prepared a governor's warrant seeking to extradite Eric J. Millsap, 44, from Pennsylvania back to Kansas.

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  4. Courthouse/jail question unofficially passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Dickinson County voters narrowly approved a $13.5 million bond issue Tuesday to build a new jail and renovate the existing courthouse. Seventy-three provisional ballots were cast that have not yet been counted.

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  5. Vote today: over 500 advance votedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Advance voting closed at noon Monday with 374 people walking in to vote in the clerk's office, while another 173 advance voting ballots were mailed out. Of local interest to county voters is the question giving Dickinson County authority to issue $13.5 million in revenue bonds to build a new jail and renovate the existing courthouse.

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  6. K-15 tar pitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Road work that began Wednesday on Kansas Highway 15 south of Abilene has created a big problem for some drivers who traveled the road. Dickinson County officials began getting calls Wednesday from drivers who said they were traveling south of Abilene, heading north, through the road construction and ended up with "chunks of pavement sticking on their vehicles," according to Dickinson County Administrator Brad Homman.

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  7. Man injured when vehicle flipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    A 27-year-old Chapman man was in fair condition at Salina Regional Health Center Thursday afternoon after being injured when his vehicle flipped end over end and caught fire early Monday morning. Lt. Chris Ferris of the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office said Nathan Gentry was southbound on Fair Road at 7:10 a.m. Monday when the vehicle went through the stop sign at the intersection of Old Highway 40. Gentry was able to exit the vehicle as it caught on fire.

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  8. Panel grilled over courthouse renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Architect Larry Goldberg shows audience members gathered during a town hall meeting Monday night the location of the new jail, should Dickinson County voters approve the project. Helping hold the plan is Doug Smart who served as moderator.

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  9. Courthouse locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Architect Larry Goldberg shows audience members gathered during a town hall meeting Monday night the location of the new jail, should Dickinson County voters approve the project.

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  10. Fickle winds blow on wind farm projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Marion County Record

    The Diamond Vista Wind Farm, stretching from Roxbury to Dickinson County, received heavy approval in November, but the opinion of some has soured since then.

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  11. Wind damages courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Winds in excess of 70 mph Wednesday night blew several air conditioning compressors to new locations on the roof of the Dickinson County Courthouse. Despite being moved, the compressors still functioned properly.

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  12. Law enforcement take blood drive titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Dickinson County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Ferris, left, and Abilene Assistant Police Chief Jason Wilkins hold the trophy awarded to law enforcement for winning the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Challenge. Dickinson County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Ferris, left, and Abilene Assistant Police Chief Jason Wilkins hold the trophy awarded to law enforcement for winning the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Challenge.

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  13. Two more arrests on drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    According to Dickinson County Sheriff Gareth Hoffman, Matthew Schoettle, 28, of Chapman, and Matthew Good, 26, of Manhattan, were arrested, accused of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance. Hoffman said in a news release that the sheriff's office with assistance from the Riley County Police Department searched a residence at 2998 Sage Road, Lot 8, in Chapman.

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  14. Shultz campaigns for commissioner of insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Seeking the Republican nomination for Kansas commissioner of insurance, Clark Shultz, of Lindsborg, addressed the crowd at the Dickinson County Republican Party picnic last Saturday. Shultz, the assistant Kansas insurance commissioner, said he is running because current Commissioner Ken Selzer is running for the Republican nomination for governor.

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  15. Republicans campaign for secretary of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    All five candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Kansas secretary of state campaigned in Abilene last Saturday at the Dickinson County Republican Party picnic. Schwab said he served on Health and Human Services, Insurance, Taxation, Commerce & Economic Development, Aging & Long Term Care, and Appropriations committees.

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  16. Mosquitoes creating buzz about West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Dickinson County is at 'high' risk for West Nile Virus contracted from mosquitoes, according to the results of West Nile Virus Risk Level Surveillance recently released by the Kansas Department of Health and Wellness. Jeff Whitworth, associate professor of Entomology at Kansas State, has had first hand experience with West Nile and answers these questions and more.

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  17. Debates, school board, and the NRARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... according to Brent Robertson, chief of staff for Marshall and involved in the Marshall campaign. The Dickinson County Republican Party sponsored the candidate picnic, where Marshall and Reinecker were each given five minutes to address the audience. ...

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  18. Republicans campaign for governor in AbileneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Six of the seven candidates for the Republican nomination for Kansas governor campaigned in Abilene Saturday night at the Dickinson County Republican picnic at Red Bud Lake. Gov. Jeff Colyer did not attend, electing to visit Abilene Monday morning at the Civic Center.

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  19. County budget increases less than 1 millRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The 2019 proposed Dickinson County budget includes a 0.61 mill levy increase, needed to cover an increase in health insurance, salary and benefits, road maintenance materials and other climbing costs. For taxpayers owning a $150,000 home that means their county tax bill will come in at $77.64 per month.

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  20. Republican candidates campaign in AbileneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    A slew of candidates seeking Republican nominations attended the Dickinson County Republican picnic Saturday night at Red Bud Lake, attracting close to 130 party members. Advanced voting at courthouses in Kansas started last week and will continue until noon Aug. 6. The primary election will be held Aug. 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at voting locations.

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