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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Dollar General to open in 2014

Fast growing discount chain to open stores sooner than projected By Wendy Nugent, Special to the Lincoln Sentinel-Republican Chapman and Lincoln are small rural communities in the heart of central Kansas. Chapman is home to astronaut Joe Engle, while Lincoln has been known as the post rock (the stone, not the music) capital of the …

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Crop Service Center hosts ribbon cutting

Crop Service Center, located at 200 W. Railroad in Beverly, completed the expansion and improvement of their facility earlier in 2014 and the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Monday, December 22, to welcome the new facility to the county.

Brief History of Lincoln

In 1870 George Green, the founder of the town of Lincoln, named it after Lincoln County, which had received its name in honor of the President, Abraham Lincoln. A U.S. Census was taken in 1870, and the population was listed at 516. Lincoln then qualified for a separate county, having been a part of Ottawa County until then. They voted for the first time and 155 votes were cast for the location of the county seat in Lincoln.

Lincoln County is the “Post Rock Capital of Kansas”

State of Kansas Senate Resolution No. 1854
A Resolution designating Lincoln County, Kansas, as the “Post Rock Capital of Kansas.”

More Health Services in Lincoln County

Gwinner Family Vision Care Kyle Gwinner OD, LLC. Dr. Gwinner provides services including eye and vision examinations dispensing of spectacles and contact lenses diagnosis and treatment of red eyes glaucoma macular degeneration learning related vision problems dry eyes diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy co management of cataract surgery and refractive laser surgery. Click here …

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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department (LCSD) patrols over 720 sq miles and serves the communities of Barnard, Beverly, Lincoln and Sylvan Grove.  The LCSD encourages contact from the public with any information that will help create a safe environment for citizens, families, and businesses. For additional information on the LCSD, please call 785-524-4479 or visit …

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Lincoln County Public Transportation

Lincoln County Public Transportation (LCPT) provides transportation in and out of the county for medical, nutritional, business and pleasure purposes. The LCPT operates Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Regularly scheduled trips to Salina are on Monday afternoons and all day on Wednesdays.  Trips to Beloit, Ellsworth and Minneapolis are available upon advance …

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Finch Theatre

The Finch Theatre: 25 years later, a shining example of volunteerism at its best

Thanks to thousands of dollars in donations and hundreds of volunteer hours, Lincoln is host to a beautiful, modern, first-run movie theater in their community. Built by volunteer labor with donated monies and materials, the Finch is located on Lincoln Avenue in a former hardware store. A non-profit corporation, the Finch is decorated in the …

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Lincoln County Ambulance Service

The Lincoln County Ambulance Service is responsible for providing the best possible emergency care to the public and to protect and save lives. Educational classes are offered to the public (such as CPR, First Responder and EMT courses). The EMS (Emergency Services) Department stays up-to-date on all training requirements, and also protects the privacy of …

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Lincoln Park Manor

Home is a place where you should feel respected, valued, satisfied and free to be yourself. And the help you need when and where you need it. Lincoln Park Manor is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Lincoln, KS that participates in Medicare and Medicaid and has  Rehab/Skilled Care, Long-term Care Unit and Assisted Living. …

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Lincoln County Medical Clinics

Our Lincoln and Sylvan Grove Clinics are friendly rural health clinics with 3 medical providers, Larry Dragon, DO, Abbie Dail, ARNP, and Sara Biggs, PA, and a caring staff who are dedicated to the people of the community and surrounding areas. The Lincoln Medical Clinic is open Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm.  Call 785-524-4474 to …

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Lincoln County Health Department

The Lincoln County Health Department is helping make life better with prevention services, education, and in-home care. Need your blood pressure checked after being in the car with your family for hours? Stop by. If your travel plans include visiting an elderly family member or friend and you find they need some in-home care, give …

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Sylvan Grove Community Day

The Sylvan Historical Society stages their annual Community Day the first Sunday in June each year in Sylvan Grove’s City Park. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a fun day in Sylvan Grove. Reminiscent of days gone by, the day begins with a church service in the park and includes a potluck lunch, frog and turtle …

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Lincoln County Hospital

Lincoln County Hospital is a 14 bed, critical access hospital with two rural health clinics, one in Lincoln and one in Sylvan Grove. The medical staff currently consists of one full-time physician and three mid-level practitioners. A recent renovation project included: a new pharmacy, laboratory, two new emergency room bays, an ambulance bay, a new …

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Lincoln County Rod and Custom Car Show

On a weekend in September Lincoln plays host to car, truck and motorcycle enthusiasts from across the state when the Lincoln County Rod and Custom Car Club sponsors their annual car show. From totally restored beauties to tricked out hot rods to new and old trucks and motorcycles, this show is a must for anyone …

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Lincoln Housing Authority

The Lincoln Housing Authority manages the Post Rock Apartments, a senior citizen community, offering affordable housing for anyone 55 years of age or older. The apartments are located just one block from downtown Lincoln.

Severe Weather & Emergency Information

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Severe Weather/Tornado/Emergency Alerts Lincoln County communities have emergency sirens that can be heard throughout each community. Residents will hear a continuous, even-toned emergency siren when weather warnings are impacting the area. Lincoln county residents can also sign up for severe weather and emergency alerts on their cell phones through Nexrad Weather Underground. You can also sign …

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Landfill The Lincoln County Transfer Station processes the bulk of Lincoln County’s waste.  County residents are able to bring waste to the landfill and often times at no charge, depending on the type of waste. Visit their website for more information on acceptable and unacceptable waste.  The station is located at 1385 N. 170th Road …

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