Kris Heinze

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Medical Records Clerk

Lincoln Park Manor is currently seeking full time Medical Records Clerk. This candidate should possess the following qualities: detailed-oriented, strong organizational and computer skills, self-motivated, good communication skills, and able to take direction and follow thru with assigned tasks. Typical hours are M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lincoln Park Manor is a 36-bed all …

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Communications Officer

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Lincoln County, Kansas, is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer. This position is responsible for answering incoming telephone calls, answering 911 calls, and monitoring and transmitting information via two-way radio. Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D., be free of felony and/or serious misdemeanor conviction, have the ability to multitask and have …

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Museum Director

Lincoln County Historical Society Museum Complex

The Lincoln County Historical Society is looking for a part-time Museum Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the museum, including but not limited to: Maintaining a presence in the museum when it is open to the public. Ensure that artifacts are properly cared for, manage storage, conservation and record-keeping associated with artifacts and follow …

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Social Services Designee

Lincoln Park Manor has a current opening for a full-time Social Services Designee. This candidate works closely with the Lincoln Park Manor philosophy and residents’ rights.  Candidate must be able to work with families and staff, be detail oriented, be a good listener and able to implement practical solutions to challenges. Lincoln Park Manor is …

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Lincoln County, Kansas, is accepting applications for a full-time Jailer. This position is responsible for the daily management of inmates while maintaining safety and security within the jail. Duties include, but are not limited to: Documenting and maintaining records of inmate activities. Addressing inmate requests. Escorting inmates to and from court, medical visits and visitation. …

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160 +/- acres of quality farm ground with country home

This 160 +/- acres in central Kansas is about as good as it gets for productive, fertile farm ground. Sitting adjacent to the Saline River and Elkhorn Creek, this tract has produced excellent yields for many years. According to the current tenant, this ground is also suitable for alfalfa production. The soils on this farm …

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48 Norman Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

This Single-Family Home is located at 48 Norman, Sylvan Grove, KS, is currently for sale and has been listed on Trulia for 401 days. This property is listed for $370,000. 48 Norman has 4 beds, 3 baths and approximately 2,560 square feet. The price per square foot is $145. The property has a lot size …

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43 Ridge Rd, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

Great home at Lake Wilson. Sale includes slip at the dock with a lift. Also included in the sale price is a 2000 19′ Lund. The home includes two bedrooms plus a large bunkroom so that the home sleeps 12 comfortably. Beautiful views of the lake and surrounding prairie from a large wraparound porch. Address: …

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Beautiful Lake View – 37 Ridge Rd, Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

Beautiful lake view of Wilson Lake. Recently remodeled open floor plan with a spacious great room (kitchen, dining, living room) with a master bedroom, bathroom and walk-in closet. Five bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, walk-out lower level. All season sunroom with walk-out deck. (HVAC) Double attached garage. Plus 24/32 shop, perfect for boats and jet ski’s. Lake …

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FSBO – Great Bones! – 216 N Pennsylvania Ave, Sylvan Grove, KS

This home has great bones. Central heat and air. New roof. Major remodel of the main floor, with additional windows and insulation. Updated electrical and plumbing. The detached garage can hold 3 cars, In the yard are fruit trees, including pear, apricot, mulberry, and sand-plum. This house has had most of the major stuff done. …

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Lincoln County Combo – 2049 N 290th Rd Barnard, KS – $398,000

Lincoln County Combo sits adjacent to Salt Creek which is known for excellent soils for crop production, bountiful pastures for livestock, and huge-racked whitetail deer. This offering consists of 129 acres of premium grade cropland, 66 acres of pasture with a good pond, and the balance in the homestead with a home. Quail were whistling …

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Renovated 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in Lincoln, Kansas

For Sale by Owner 211 E. School Street Lincoln, Kansas

Beautifully renovated home, with new ceiling fans and lighting, new hardwood floors in dining room and hallway, new tile in kitchen and pantry, along with new carpet in living room and master bedroom on the main floor.

Ag Loan Officer

The Bank of Tescott

Excellent opportunity working with a very family oriented bank serving rural communities for over 130 years. The Bank of Tescott has built its reputation on personal service and community involvement. This position will involve managing an existing loan portfolio and requires a solid understanding of the banking industry as well as crop and cattle production. …

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Full-time CNA

Lincoln Park Manor has a current opening for a full-time CNA for the 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. shift. Come join us. We are building an awesome team. Pay starts at $11.66 per hour with no experience, a higher wage for those with experience, and shift differential offered for evening and night shifts. Lincoln Park …

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LCEDF hosting new Open House event

Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) is hosting a Countywide Real Estate Open House June 8, 2019, with the goal of boosting the Lincoln County real estate market, attracting new residents, and filling local job openings.

The Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) is piloting a new event, a Countywide Real Estate Open House, on Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 9:00am-Noon, with the goal of boosting our local real estate market, attracting new residents into the area, and filling a variety of job openings.

Lincoln County students compete at the second annual Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Lincoln County 2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge winners. Lincoln High School students Libby Huskey and Cassie Aleshire received first place. Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School student Aundrea Haberer took home second, while runners up included Delaney Herold, Taegen Walter, Bailey Evans and Kylie Rahmeier of SLUHS, and LHS student Aubry Donley.

The event, which was March 5, 2019, challenged local high school students to develop a sustainable business idea. A panel of judges, including local business owners and bankers, scored projects. Pictured are the winners of this year’s event. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Larson, Lincoln County Economic Development Director)

Renovated 4 bedroom 2 bath Home

For Sale by Owner 211 E. School Street Lincoln, Kansas

Renovated 4 bedroom 2 bath Home 211 East School Street $95,000.00 Beautifully renovated home, with new ceiling fans and lighting, new hard wood floors in dining room and hallway, new tile in kitchen and pantry along with new carpet in living room and master bedroom on main floor. Don’t miss the newly renovated spa-like bathroom …

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Post Rock Motel in Lincoln, Kansas For Sale

Post Rock Motel, Lincoln, KS, fully restored neon sign

The Post Rock Motel is a profitable, established and turn-key business conveniently located at the intersection of two highways (Hwy 14 & 18) in the heart of prime pheasant and deer hunting country in Lincoln, Kansas. 

Sylvan Grove Public Library’s Downtown Design Assistance project underway

The Sylvan Grove Public Library Downtown Design Assistance project is underway

Library patrons and Sylvan Grove residents are getting excited about the changes happening at the Sylvan Grove Public Library.

Ag Equipment Technician

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Lincoln Farm Supply is looking for an Ag Equipment Technician. We can use a mechanic’s helper, and we can work with vo-tech students, online and in-class training available. This individual must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a medical card. Drug tests may be required on a random basis or at …

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Truck Driver / Equipment Set-up

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Lincoln Farm Supply is looking for a Truck Driver / Equipment Set-up employee. This candidate possesses a valid driver’s license, CDL license, and medical card, and will be subject to random drug testing through a pool system. This is an hourly paid position, with overtime, and per diem for road travel when out overnight. Most travel …

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HR Supervisor & Safety Officer

The ideal HR Supervisor can be a leader in helping to administer and communicate company policies, procedures, practices, and programs and provide advice and direction employees, as well as train and maintain a safety program in support of company policy.


Candidate has passed a 1-G Limited steel weld test. Must join, fabricate and repair metals and other materials by applying appropriate welding techniques. Multiple positions are available including Welder Level 1, Welder Level 2 and Welder Level 3.

Baetz expanding Kansas Pregame publications

Kansas Pregame is launching new winter and spring sports magazines and a new website in 2019!

Kansas Pregame publisher John Baetz is expanding his business with publishing winter and spring sports magazines, a new website and more coverage of football.

Trail Creek Hideaway – Denmark, KS 160+/- acres & Country Home

Timeless Craftsman style home that has been beautifully updated and well cared for. To visit this property is like stepping back in time to a romantic version of life of the Great Plains.

Community Leaders Scholarship

LCEDF will provide scholarships to volunteers to assist with the registration fees associated with a particular conference or training. Sign up!

LCEDF will provide scholarships to volunteers to assist with the registration fees associated with a particular conference or training. Sign up!

Finch Theatre awning replaced, new LED sign installed

A new lighted sign was installed at the Finch Theatre in Lincoln in January and the new awning was installed in November. This project was made possible by a grant from the Post Rock Community Foundation.

Great Investment Opportunity – 215 W. North St. Lincoln, KS – $12,000

This place needs some love, but at only $12,000, this price point leaves room for tons of potential. 16-year-old all metal 100-year roof on house and garage. Detached 1 car garage. Had a small fire in the ceiling of the bathroom, damage present was caused primarily by the extinguishing of the fire. Great investment opportunity. …

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FSBO – 426 S. 5th St Lincoln, KS – $130,000

Brick ranch style home built in 1958 features 3 bedrooms (1 non conforming) with walk-in closets, 2 1/2 baths, built in bookcases in living room and dining room, full basement with kitchen in the utility room, beautiful natural stone fireplace with gas insert, attached garage, and deck. An additional garage approx, 30′ x 36′ included …

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FSBO – 819 N 3rd St Lincoln, KS 67455 – $59,500

A 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch home. Well maintained, central air conditioner and heating replaced in 2012. Wood stove, tankless water heater, seamless gutters, 29 gauge metal roof. There is a 4 car carport at the back of the home. Look at this home listed on Zillow! Call Mindy at 785-577-2315.  

Secluded Living – 1404 N. 260th Rd Lincoln KS – $50,000

Secluded living on 3 Acres +/- with beautiful views! One and a 1/2 story home with 3 beds, 1 full 4 Pc bath, wood burning stove, kitchen/dining combo with some appliances, main floor laundry, partial unfinished basement, new roof and some remodeling already done inside! Includes huge 2 car garage/shop, pens for livestock, and LOTS …

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2018 Economic Year in Review

2018 Lincoln County Economic Year in Review

At the end of every year, I always like to reflect on the past year’s economic activity.  It’s my way to take a mental ‘deep breath’ before recharging the brain and entering the new year full steam ahead. Here’s my list of happenings over the past year

Flip it -119 E. Bowland Avenue – $15,900

Put your house flipping skills to work! Priced so you can recreate a new home. Over 1800 square feet with an attached garage and fireplace in the family room. Master bathroom along with a huge double sink bathroom so plenty of space to get everyone ready. Priced to sell as is! All offers must be …

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Bungalow – 210 E. School Street – $32,500

Retreat by the lakes, this bungalow style home provide one level living with a large backyard deck to enjoy the outdoors. Beautiful woodwork throughout the home, with two bedrooms, one with 10 foot ceilings, living room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. There is a secret upper attic, that has two large rooms for additional sleep or play space. An enclosed back porch which leads to the basement. A detached single garage with concrete floor completes this home. Centralized location to Lake Wilson, Kanoplis, and Glen Elder.

Historic Home, Renovated – 708 North 2nd Street – $79,000

Your dream Historic home-already renovated. Super Value! All new windows, on-demand water heater, vinyl siding on those areas not stone on the exterior, Crestwood cabinets in completely renovated kitchen. Clean basement for storage. Central HVAC, party deck, one-car detached garage. Large mud/entry room and laundry room. Too many improvements to mention them all!

Recent Updates Inside – 324 E. Lincoln Avenue – $55,000

House has been painted in 2017. Many recent updates inside, including new AC, new electrical service and breaker box. Refrigerator and stove included. Small wood burning stove in the living room. 1 car large detached garage. Address: 324 E. Lincoln Ave., Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: $55,000 Website for more information: Contact: Art Wagoner …

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Registered Nurses (PRN)

Lincoln County Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse who has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity. Lincoln County Hospital is a 14-bed Critical Access Hospital with a newly updated facility that features a state of the art Emergency Department utilizing Avera E-emergency Telemedicine. This assists our nurses and …

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Patterson Health Mart welcomes a new pharmacist

New pharmacist David King is getting settled in at the Patterson Health Mart in Lincoln, KS.

David King, a 2018 KU School of Pharmacy graduate, is settling in as a new pharmacist at the Patterson Health Mart in Lincoln.  

Replenishing Hope owner becomes Airbnb host in Sylvan Grove

One more spot on Sylvan Grove's Main Street is alive and well in Replenishing Hope, which offers counseling services and a vacation rental upstairs.

Licensed professional counselor Katie Reagan offers counseling services to individuals, couples and families through her practice, Replenishing Hope. Replenishing Hope provides serenity by offering both counseling and lodging in one location. After purchasing the building, located on Sylvan Grove’s Main Street in 2017, Katie Reagan and her husband are also offering an upstairs vacation rental on Airbnb.

Stertz’s completed restoration project on Lincoln Avenue

Next door to the historic Cummins Block Building on the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Third street, sits another piece of Lincoln history restored. Craig and Mary Ann Stertz completed four years of restoration work and hosted an Open House in August for the community to see the finished work. (Courtesy photo)


Responsible for assembling parts, and sub-assemblies and mounting components onto a manufactured trailer chassis using a variety of hand and power tools. Assembler must monitor quality control in accordance with company policy and work procedures.

Mechanical Engineer

Design and evaluate mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods. This individual must be able to confirm system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods. Opportunity to research and test manufacturing and assembly methods and materials. The mechanical engineer will also prepare product reports and analyze and summarize information, looking for trends.

Electrical Engineer

Primarily designs electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods, applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer and materials. Confirms system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods. Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components. Assures system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished-product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.

Remote-Work Jobs in Computer Science, Professional Fields or Support Services*

The Northwest Kansas Economic Innovation Center, Inc. (NWKEICI) is spearheading an initiative called “Rural & Remote” with the goal of connecting residents in Lincoln County and other northwest KS counties to job opportunities elsewhere in the region, state and country. The Rural & Remote program is able to assist individuals with varying degrees of experience …

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722 North 2nd Street – Lincoln, KS – $89,500

3 bedroom ranch style, 1 car attached garage (could be 2 car), 1 1/2 baths with full basement and 1 car carport. Small storage building in back, all appliances included. Address: 722 N. 2nd St., Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: $89,500 Website for more information: Contact: Art Wagoner 785-658-7726

Beautiful Home – 912 North 2nd Street – Lincoln, KS – $138,500

Beautiful home with numerous updates including new kitchen cabinets. 3 bedroom, 2 baths, ranch style with attached 2 car garage, formal dining, full finished basement, large deck on rear end and camper storage building. Some appliances included. Must see to appreciate. Address: 912 N. 2nd St., Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: 138,500 Website for more …

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216 N. 6TH STREET LINCOLN, KS – $70,000

For sale is this two story, 5 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath home that was built in 1901 that sits on a corner lot in Lincoln, KS. This home has an unfinished full basement, central heat/air, new roof, and new furnace to name a few added amenities. Call us anytime to set up a showing! Address: …

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Local family cattle business selling homegrown beef across the country

Post Rock Beef has sold over 5,000 pounds of homegrown beef since the business began selling the product in 2016. The tender and flavorful dry-aged beef can also be found on the menu at local Sylvan Grove restaurants.

Approximately three miles southwest of Sylvan Grove is the home of Ringler Ranch, where Post Rock Beef is operated by Justin Ringler and Shawn Elder, with their families.  Post Rock Beef, Ringler and Elder’s beef business, has served over 100 customers with approximately 5,000 pounds of beef sold, according to the Post Rock Beef website.  (Courtesy photo)

Street Plumbing acquires Deep Creek Construction

Street Plumbing recently acquired Deep Creek Construction. All of the business owners are pictured together.

R&R Street Plumbing, Heating and Electric, Inc., 2009 E. Hwy 18, announced, in a press release, the acquisition of Deep Creek Construction, L.L.C., owned by Kirk and Susan Wollesen of Lincoln. As part of the acquisition, Kirk and Susan became part owners of R&R Street Plumbing, Heating and Electric, Inc. , and will become members of its management staff at the Lincoln office. (Photo by Kris Heinze)

Lincoln City Hall

The Lincoln City Hall was one of eight summer projects that were part of the Downtown Design Assistance Program. The goal of the program is to work with property owners and develop plans to improve their exterior and/or interior spaces. The proposed improvements for the Lincoln City Hall are shown below.

The Lincoln City Hall was one of eight summer projects that were part of the 2018 Downtown Design Assistance Program. The proposed improvements at the Lincoln City Hall included two options, one with an elevator to utilize space on the second floor and another without an elevator. (Designs by interns Miki Blair and Bethany Pingel)