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Dickinson County Newswire

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  1. Volunteers vital to Hospice servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Volunteer Coordinator for Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County Debbie Bielefeld, right, hands a gift basket to volunteer Katie Simmons. Every patient in hospice receives a gift basket Volunteer Coordinator for Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County Debbie Bielefeld, right, hands a gift basket to volunteer Katie Simmons.

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  2. Dennis G. JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... on of his life will be at a later date. The family suggests memorials in his name be made to the Hospice of Dickinson County. They may be sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home, Box 758, Abilene, Kansas 67410.

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  3. Remembering quiltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... things most people will experience, said Chris McKee, bereavement coordinator at Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County. "You're alone with some of the most significant moments in a life." McKee said. "Caregiving has that feature, too. You get ...

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  4. Memorial Health System lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... in Abilene, some of which include motion. There are light scenes located at Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County, Learn and Grow Depot, Memorial Hospital, and Village Manor. The MHSVC holds several fundraisers throughout the year, and uses ...

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  5. Hospice provides support for terminally ill and familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    You may not have a choice, of course, but if the inevitable can be expected within six months, Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County might be a good decision for you and your family. "It's this kind of whole package deal, so it's not just the patient," said Carol Whitehair, director of Home Health and Hospice.

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  6. Early Christmas gift going to rural museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    During Thursday's meeting, Dickinson County Commissioners approved giving $2,500 to the Herington Historical Museum and $1,000 each to museums in Hope, Talmage and Chapman. The funds initially were budgeted for county participation in the Kansas Sampler Festival which was discontinued in 2017.

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  7. County sees increase in sales tax receiptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Dickinson County sales tax collected in September is lower than what came in during August but is still higher than the amount collected by the same time in 2017. The county received $110,773.22 in sales tax collections from September, an increase of $6,800.85 over last year.

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  8. Millsap prelim hearing continuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    The preliminary hearings for two separate counts of alleged rape for Eric Millsap were continued Friday morning in Dickinson County District Court. Millsap, 45, formerly of Dickinson County, was arrested in May in Pennsylvania by detectives with the Abilene Police Department.

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  9. The Johntz Brothers StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... After 1883, though, the Johntz Brothers general store disappeared from the records. By the time the 1886 Dickinson County directory was put out, the Johntz Brothers store was no longer listed among the local businesses. At some point, perhaps in ...

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  10. A candle for remembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... to be, so people sometimes don't do traditional things," said Chris McKee, bereavement coordinator for Dickinson County Home Health and Hospice. "I encourage them to do what they normally do to the greatest degree possible," he said. "Make sure you ...

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  11. Floodplain open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Eisenhower Center Courtyard, the open house will give Dickinson County residents the opportunity to view the new maps and have questions answered.

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  12. Floodplain maps to be updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Eisenhower Center Courtyard, the open house will give Dickinson County residents the opportunity to view the new maps and have questions answered. Dickinson County Administrator Brad Homman informed county commissioners Thursday about the open house, hosted by the Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Water Resources.

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  13. Murray joins economic corporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Veronica Murray has joined Dickinson County Economic Development Corporation as an administrative assistant. Murray joins DKEDC after being the executive director for the United Way of Dickinson County since 2015.

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  14. Commission approves studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    A feasibility study attempting to deal with facility limitations and significant security risks associated with the Abilene Police Department, Municipal Court and City Hall was approved by a 4-0 vote by the Abilene City Commission at its regular meeting Monday. City Manager Austin Gilley said a comprehensive study was conducted of the overall facility leading to the city's eventually pursuing a plan jointly with Dickinson County for a combined justice facility.

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  15. Kenny WetzelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    He was born on Jan. 26, 1937, in Abilene, Kansas, the son of Raymond and Vivian Wetzel. He graduated from Dickinson County High School in 1955.

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  16. Everett KollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... of the UTU Union in Herington. He served as city commissioner in Herington, county commissioner for Dickinson County, and on the Herington USD 487 School Board. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Herington Kiwanis, Herington Civic Club, ...

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  17. Mr. Volunteer,' Ron Shivers, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    Working as an auctioneer and realtor since the mid-1980s, Shivers was always busy, either working or volunteering his time to benefit various Abilene and Dickinson County organizations as well as other groups, statewide and beyond. Shivers was a member of Talmage Lions Club, Dickinson County Sheriff's Posse, Eastern Kansas Horseman's Association and Sand Springs Saddle Club.

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  18. Ronald L. ShiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... own real estate office in 1991 and was certified to do appraisals. Ron was a member of Talmage Lions Club, Dickinson County Sheriff's Posse, Eastern Kansas Horseman's Association, Sand Springs Saddle Club, a 50-year member of Oakhill-Wakefield-Clay ...

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  19. Cowboy basketball season opens this week at Smoky ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... championships, one-second-place finish and one at third place. Taylor believes the Cowboys will battle with Dickinson County rival Chapman for the top spot in the league this season. "We have enough pieces to be a very solid team in Class 4A," ...

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  20. 4-Hers honored for achievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    ... left, Barbara Marsh, Ty Seibert, Tucker Seibert, Teagan Seibert, TeCoa Seibert and Bob Stroda. 4-Hers in Dickinson County were recognized for their outstanding work at the state and national level at the 88th annual 4-H Achievement Banquet at Sterl ...

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