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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Abilene Fireworks and Free Swim Still A Go!

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Under the recommendation of the Dickinson County Health Officer, the City of Abilene’s July 4th activities in Eisenhower Park are canceled. The free swim and fireworks display will still take place. The free swim will be at the Abilene ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

City of Abilene Reminds Candidates About Political Sign Placement

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With campaign season in full swing, the City of Abilene reminds all candidates about campaign sign laws.

Kansas House Bill 2183, signed into law on June 5, 2015, states, “No city or county shall regulate or prohibit the placement of or the number...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

ABILENE RESIDENTS URGED TO RESPOND TO CENSUS

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“It’s not too late to complete your 2020 Census,” said Jane Foltz, Abilene City Manager.

As of June 14, 2020, 69% of Abilene residents self-reported they have completed the 2020 Census compared to Dickinson County’s ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

2020 Central Kansas Free Fair Cancelled

To the Dickinson County and surrounding communities:

The Central Kansas Free Fair Board has made the decision to cancel all public events for the 2020 fair. The public events include: the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo, the demolition derby, tractor pull, parade, ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

CITY OF ABILENE RECEIVES GRANT FUNDS TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES

Thanks to the quick response from Abilene City staff and commissioners, Governor Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Commerce announced Abilene as the recipient of $132,000 in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response Supplement (CDBG-CV...

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