Kris Heinze

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708 N. 2nd St., Lincoln, KS | $102,500

This is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath home in a quiet neighborhood. Featuring recently refinished original hardwood floors in the living room and dining room, in addition to the original hardwood floors in the newly renovated downstairs bedroom.

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Alumni Survey

The USD298 and USD299 Alumni Associations, the Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) and local volunteers are working together to achieve the common goal of bringing former students of both school districts back to Lincoln County to live, work, and raise their families. In working towards this goal, we hope to gather some basic information …

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PRCF kicks off Match Month

Post Rock Community Foundation supports and facilitates various community and school projects like this Greenhouse Project at USD 299.

Match Month is the Post Rock Community Foundation’s biggest fund-raising effort of the year. PRCF grants have already helped create opportunities, like this Greenhouse Project at USD 299, for schools and nonprofits, as well as emergency medical services, hospital and healthy-living programs. In December, donations are matched by the both Dane G. Hansen Foundation and the Kansas Health Foundation to triple fundraising efforts!

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Former Gift & Coffee Shop – For Sale

Charming Building on Lincoln Ave in Lincoln, KS used to be a gift & coffee shop

This charming building at 139 E. Lincoln Ave in Lincoln, KS was formerly a gift & coffee shop, now for sale by owner.

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Wichita firm buys DJ Environmental

Wichita firm buys DJ Environmental

With the recent purchase of DJ Environmental, Tommy Steven and his brother, Zack, are hoping to breathe new life into the Lincoln-based industrial service company.

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Director of Nursing

Director of Nursing Lincoln Park Manor is seeking a strong leader able to collaborate clinical needs into a resident choice directed environment which allows for cooperation between inter-department services, staff empowerment, and the highest level of resident outcomes. Plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Nursing Services Department in accordance with governing …

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Former Retail Building – For Sale or For Rent

This well-maintained and former retail store building is available for either sale or rent depending on the needs of the new buyer/renter. Built in 1900 with limestone walls and high ceilings, the building is approximately 5,000 square feet and includes a large storage room, office, and bathroom in the back of the building. The building also has a full-basement.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Lincoln County Hospital is currently looking for dedicated and experienced Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to assume full and part-time positions on our nursing team! The successful candidates should have a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity. CNA CLASS REIMBURSEMENT!!! Lincoln County Hospital wants to help you become a CNA …

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Corpstein goes from sales to service

Steve Corpstein goes from sales to service

Steve Corpstein found a home in his new position as the new Customer Service Manager at Keever Auto & Ag. (photo by Kris Heinze)

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First Impressions

On Sept. 6, the results of the recent First Impressions visit were disclosed to a group of about 15 people during a public meeting at the Finch Theatre.

On Sept. 6, 2017, the results of the recent First Impressions visit were disclosed to a group of people during a public meeting at the Finch Theatre. (photo by Kris Heinze)

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Night Shift RN, Full Time, 2 positions

LCH is seeking a RN/RN Charge at our 14-bed Critical Access Hospital, who has a passion providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity. New Graduates are encouraged to apply! *$5,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!* Lincoln County is a Rural Opportunity Zone (ROZ) county, move into our county and you could receive up to …

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Sylvan Grove ideas for walking trails and splash pad

Through a grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, the Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation was able to hire a summer intern to explore the idea of creating walking trails and a splash pad in Sylvan Grove.

Conceptual plans for a walking trail loop and a splash pad in Sylvan Grove aim to improve public infrastructure and increase quality of life in Lincoln County. (Conceptual imagery by Mason Herrman, K-State Regional and Community Planning student.)

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3 bedroom 3 bath newly remodeled

3 bedroom 3 bath newly remodeled 502 E. South St. Lincoln, Ks 67455 $75,000.00 3 bedroom/ 2 1/2 bathroom open concept house, Big garage (attached, new garage door and door opener 2011) full basement mostly finished has concrete floor, paneling/sheetrock on walls, no ceiling placed (1 bedroom and 1/2 bath down stairs). Newly remodeled on …

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Volunteers Needed – Meals on Wheels

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Our Meal on Wheels program is in need of volunteers! Come see us to find out how you can help! Lincoln Senior Center 785-524-4738

Free Land – 5.7 Acre Parcel

5.7 acre commercial lot available in Lincoln, KS.

The City of Lincoln, KS, has a 5.7-acre vacant commercial property available to be deeded over to businesses looking to move into the area, start-up or expand.

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Free Land – 40 Acre Parcel

40-acre commercial lot in Lincoln, KS.

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners has 40-acre vacant commercial property available to be deeded over to businesses looking to move into the area, start-up or expand.

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Free Land – Industrial Park Properties

Free Industrial Lots available in Lincoln, KS.

The City of Lincoln, KS, has vacant commercial property available to be deeded over to businesses looking to move into the area or expand.

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Jim & Faye Metz

Metz

Jim Metz took the long way home. After graduating from Kansas State University, and spending time in the Peace Corps, Metz took a job working at a resort in the Pacific island nation of Samoa. There he met his wife Faye, and just two years ago they decided to return to Jim’s hometown to raise …

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Jason & Annie Dohl

Jason Annie Dohl

Jason and Annie Dohl returned to Jason’s hometown of Sylvan Grove in the early-2000s to raise a family and pursue their dreams of owning their own businesses. “We wanted to raise our children (Valden, 12; Vance, 9; Tevis, 7) in a small town,” Annie said. “We wanted to allow our children to feel safe and …

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Jude & Rachel Stecklein

Stecklein

The Steckleins made their lives and raised their family in Sylvan Grove. Jude has served as an administrator for Unified School District 299 for the last 33 years. His wife, Rachel, recently retired as the Sylvan Grove city clerk after more than 29 years in that role. Jude says Sylvan Grove has provided a great …

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Grant & Felicia Heller

Grant Heller returned to the area he grew up in to practice chiropractic and after a year he purchased the Lincoln practice in 2014. His wife Felicia is a sales associate with Farm Bureau Financial Services in Lincoln. The couple both enjoy traveling the area rodeo circuit, Grant as a steer wrestler, and Felicia as …

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Brennan and Allison Johnson

Brennan and Allison returned to her hometown of Lincoln a little over three years ago when Allison was offered a job as a Speech Language Therapist based at the Lincoln County Hospital. While Allison’s home base is in Lincoln, she travels across North Central Kansas to visit patients. Brennan started his own construction company, Elite …

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TJ & Sheri Jonsson

It was 14 years ago when TJ and Sheri Jonsson moved to Lincoln so TJ could take a physical therapy position with the Lincoln County Hospital. His wife Sheri serves as a dietitian and nutritionist at nearby Ellsworth County Medical Center, and she says the proximity to Wilson Lake, the beautiful rolling hills and limestone …

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Cody Robison & Beranda Pickering

Cody and Beranda started BC Diesel in Lincoln less than a year ago and have already expanded to five full-time employees. Beranda says Lincoln County’s centralized location and proximity to major highways were two key selling points. “As a native of Lincoln County, I knew how much this community had to offer both our business …

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Dan and Traci Bates

Dan and Traci both grew up in small towns in Kansas, but after living in Kansas City for a number of years they relocated to Lincoln to get back to the rural lifestyle. “We both worked full-time jobs, with long commutes that took away from time with our boys,” Traci said. “I wanted to be …

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Auto, Truck or Ag Technician

Master technician needed. Most work will be performed on automotive applications but any technician capable of performing electrical and electronic diagnostics is welcome to apply. Must be willing to follow company policy and procedures and work in cooperation with other techs. Written and verbal communication skills are a must and the heart of a teacher …

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Live Lincoln County Video Released

There’s a hidden gem in the middle of America… it’s Lincoln County, Kansas. Watch the new video!

There’s a hidden gem in the middle of America… it’s Lincoln County, Kansas. Watch the new video!

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Ronnie’s Diner open for business

Ronnie's Diner group ready to serve after officially opening the restaurant.

Ronnie’s Diner is now officially open in the former Happy Days building at 116 S. 5th Street in Lincoln. (Photo by Kelly Larson)

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Storm repairs complete in Sylvan-Lucas school district

The Sylvan-Lucas High School gym returned to use in November with a newly installed floor after an April storm left the district with nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in damages, including severe damage to the high school gymnasium.

The Sylvan-Lucas High School gym returned to use in November with a newly installed floor after an April storm left the district with nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in damages, including severe damage to the high school gymnasium. The district was able to use a combination of insurance funds and donations to help pay …

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Barnard Awarded Grant

The City of Barnard was one of several area recipients of a G.L. Huyett Project Drive Grant. The $1,595 grant will be used for the purchase of materials to replace structures in the Barnard City Park, and will be combined with a $500 grant received from Twin Valley Telephone.

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Area Delegates Attend Leadership Forum

Four Post Rock District 4-H members attended the 16th annual Kansas Youth Leadership Forum held at Rock Springs 4-H Center, Nov. 20–22, 2015. Post Rock 4-H members attended KYLF (L-R): Kylie Rahmeier, Seth Hachmeister, Cheyenne Meyer and Jillian Worm.

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Bailey Graduates from KLETC

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy, Clint Bailey, was one of 44 new law enforcement officers congratulated by Eric K. Jackson, the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Kansas City Field Office, during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on October 23.

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Steen returns to Lincoln

Bradley Steen recently returned to Lincoln, armed with his law degree, to work as part of the Crangle Law Firm.

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Historic Sylvan depot moved

Historic Sylvan depot moved – Restoration begins with temporary relocation | Photo by Kelly Larson

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Vintage Weekend

Vintage Weekend – Flurry of events delivers nostalgic feel over last weekend of September | Photo by William Comley

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Career Day exposes area high school students to local career options

Career Day exposes area high school students to local career options | Photo by Jason Curtis

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Goudey enjoying new role with Post Rock Extension

The retirement of long-time Kansas State Research & Extension Agent Kathy Lupfer-Nielsen earlier this spring left a void in her position in the Post Rock Extension offices in the basement of the Lincoln County Courthouse. In early June, new agent Ashley Goudey filled that void and the Junction City native says she enjoys the “small town feeling” of the area.

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Sheldon embraces role as school nurse

The Lincoln and Sylvan-Lucas school districts welcomed a shared school nurse at the start of the 2015-16 school year, Elizabeth Sheldon.

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Beverly church welcomes new Pastor

The Beverly Community Church welcomed new pastor Toby Flaming with a community-wide hot dog roast and picnic Sunday, October 25, at the Beverly City Park. Flaming has joined the church following the departure of long-time Pastor Jonathan Harvey.

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Historic Highlights of Lincoln County, KS

brochure

This brochure, printed in 2001 by the Lincoln Art Center, is an adaptation of a 1937 original edition by Frank Arlo Cooper (1904-1968). It includes a hand-drawn map of many historical markers and locations of historical significance in Lincoln County.

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Alumni weekend moved to summer

Alumni weekend moved to summer | Photo by Becky Rathbun for the Lincoln Sentinel-Republican

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Lincoln Reenactment

Lincoln Reenactment Abraham Lincoln Look-A-Like contest | Photo by Kathie Crispin

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Post Rock Festival brings community together

Post Rock Festival brings community together | Photo by Amanda McCosh

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New motel owner plans remodel

In just under seven years Spear has developed his business into one of the most diverse in the region offering autobody and towing services, used vehicle sales, a laundromat, recreational vehicle hook up sites, Biggie Biggs pizza pub in partnership with Justin and Trish Miller, and now he’s added the Post Rock Motel to the long list of business interests he calls his own.

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O’Hare opens law firm

Jennifer O’Hare, county attorney and long-time partner in the Metz & O’Hare law firm in Lincoln, has left Metz and formed her own firm, O’Hare Law.

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Chamber holds Ribbon Cutting for Keever Auto & Ag

After operating for about the last 18 months out of the Schwerdtfager Masonry shop at 223 East College, Keever Auto and Ag has opened a new location at 113 West College in the old Lincoln High School Annex.

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Steven Geist opens dental practice in Lincoln

The passing of Dr. Willie Knapp left a void in the community, that will be filled, at least professionally, when Dr. Steven Geist opens his dental practice in September at 130 E. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln.

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Frederking Seed expands in Sylvan Grove

Eric Frederking says he hopes to give people more options with his family’s recently expanded seed business that includes the former M&G Designs warehouse in downtown Sylvan Grove.

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Fly Boy Brewery & Eats, Sylvan Grove: A destination for beer lovers and foodies alike

Fly Boy Brewery & Eats, Sylvan Grove: A destination for beer lovers and foodies alike | Photo by Kathie Crispin

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Fair board restores old exhibit buildings

The Lincoln County-Sylvan Grove Fairboard has been busy with more than the planning of events for the annual county fair. They’ve also been delivering some much needed TLC to two of the buildings.

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