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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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Business Assistance Opportunities Available November-January

The Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) has two new opportunities available to new and existing businesses: free consultations with a small business expert and scholarships to attend Destination Business BootCamp.

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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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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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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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Stop and Shop celebrates 50 years

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After 50 years, the VFW Auxiliary’s all-volunteer Stop and Shop store is still donating profits back into the community to support local charitable projects and the country’s veterans. | Courtesy Photo

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Up a creek, with a paddle: Hell Creek Watersports

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A chance meeting turns a dream into a reality when a watersports enthusiasts and a bait and supply shop owner join forces to start Hell Creek Watersports, a kayak, canoe and paddleboard equipment rental business | Photo credit: Jolie Green, Hays Daily News

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Lincoln Farm Supply adds new product line

While Lincoln County producers had the chance to get an up-close and personal look at a new line of agricultural equipment recently, a local business hopes the introduction will be the start of a beneficial partnership. | Photo credit: Kelly Larson

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Hayworth at home as massage therapist

As a student-athlete at Lincoln High School, Tori Hayworth often pulled or strained a muscle. But those injuries, Hayworth thought, were just the price she paid to play the game. And after a while, she learned to work through the pain. Years later, as a certified massage therapist, Hayworth wishes she would’ve known the benefits …

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Lincoln Auto Supply moves up town

Lincoln Auto Supply

After 43 years, Bob Batchman transitions his auto parts business to new ownership but remains a mainstay in the downtown business district. | Photo credit: Kelly Larson

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181 Ag Supply receives funding for business development

181 Ag Supply

181 Ag Supply, based in Sylvan Grove, is among five recipients of the Kansas Department of Commerce JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneur Program.

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Three Amigos Mexican Restaurant opens in downtown Lincoln

The Three Amigos Mexican Restaurant opened its doors on March 1st bringing authentic flavors and family recipes, handed down from generation to generation, to the county. | Photo credit: Kelly Larson

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Between Friends: Conversations evolve into clothing boutique

Best friends Haley Richards and Mandy Burger long-considered the idea of opening their own clothing boutique, but hadn’t pursued it until now. | Photo credit: Tyler Gier

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An economic look back at 2016

A look back at this year’s economic activity in our little corner of the world.

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US Tower begins work on expansion

Statewide economic development officials and local government leaders met with US Tower representatives in Lincoln to discuss the business’s expansion plans and to tour the facility.

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On target – Local competitions, training help long-range shooters hone their skills

For the shooting enthusiast, there’s nothing more exciting than hitting a target from a distance of more than five football fields away. At businesses like Spearpoint Ranch north of Lincoln, shooters have the opportunity to practice and hone their skills to make each shot. | Photo courtesy Spearpoint Ranch

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Busy as bees

On a still and quiet day, you can hear the sound of thousands of bees. All working, coming from and going to stacks of white boxes — all labeled Labertew Apiaries, Sylvan Grove, KS. | Photo credit: Nick Schwien, Hays Daily News

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Reclaimed items give new Lincoln floral and gift shop a ‘Rustic’ feel

Though the bones forming the framework of the new Rustic Floral and Gifts building are new, many of the elements Lincoln business owner Angela O’Bannon incorporated into the shop’s interior design are not. | Photo credit: Kelly Larson

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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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Childcare Providers

Needed: Daycare providers!

Lincoln County has a shortage of daycare providers creating a perfect opportunity for an entrepreneur to start their own business!

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Contractors for Housing Projects

There is a shortage of housing and HVAC contractors in Lincoln County and the surrounding counties providing an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneur(s) with the right skills to start a business.

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Seirer’s earns spot on trendy fashion website

Seirer’s Clothing, a unique, fashion-forward retail shop in Lincoln, has caught the attention of Shoptiques, a premiere online website in New York City serving to connect discerning fashionistas with chic boutiques worldwide | Photo credit: Fernando Rojas

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Mobile veterinary clinic comes to Lincoln County

At an early age, Lindsay Mitchell knew she wanted to be a veterinarian when she was just a child. Years later, she’s a veterinarian with a growing practice that knows no bounds.

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Work continues on BC Diesel

Lincoln High School graduate Beranda Pickering, a member of the class of 2000, plans to relocate the business she co-owns with Cody Robison, BC Diesel, to the Lincoln Industrial Park.

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Howell switches gears to open Don’s Glass Shop

Don Howell recently retired and opened Don’s Glass Shop, offering a variety of services and products, including screen repair, custom glass-cutting and replacement windows.

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Triple H Outfitters: Our Story

Triple H Outfitters and Cardinal Archery is one of Lincoln County’s newest businesses offering a variety of archery, muzzleloader, rifle, or shotgun hunts. All hunts are all-inclusive, with lodging, meals, field transportation, and came care included. | Courtesy photo

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Mrs. B’s Greenhouse & Nursery opens just in time for spring

Mrs. B’s Greenhouse & Nursery opens just in time for spring offering flowering annual and perennial varieties, vegetables, trees and shrubs

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Local farmer pitches “Have goats, will travel”

A local farmer uses her munch-happy goats to start a new business. Barnyard Weed Warriors provides a natural way to remove overgrown brush, pesky weeds, and even poisonous plants from parks, trails, and hard-to-reach areas.

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Rustic Floral & Gifts now open in Lincoln

Angela O'Bannon has opened Rustic Floral and Gifts

Angela O’Bannon recently opened Rustic Floral and Gifts in downtown Lincoln. | Photo by Becky Rathbun, Lincoln Sentinel

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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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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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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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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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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.

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Free Land Program (Residential)

The City of Lincoln is offering free residential lots to families interested in moving to the community and/or building a new home. The lots are available in a residential development (complete with streets, water, sewer, etc) within the city limits and located just a few blocks from the high school, hospital, football field, city park, …

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Neighborhood Revitalization Plan for Lincoln & Sylvan Grove

The Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (NRP) program is intended to spur economic growth by providing a property tax rebate to property owners who make improvements to either their commercial or residential properties within the city limits of Lincoln or Sylvan Grove. The basic description of the program is listed below; however, please see the attachments for …

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Revolving Loan Fund

The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is a low-interest loan program to support the creation or expansion of businesses within the county.  The loan program can be used for property acquisition, purchasing a business, construction, gap financing, working capital, or purchasing of equipment or inventory. The Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) administers the loan which …

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Business Revitalization Grants

The Business Revitalization Grant (BRG) program supports local businesses by assisting with physical exterior improvements and upgrades to existing commercial properties.

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Rural Opportunity Zone

Lincoln County is one of 77 counties in Kansas participating in the state’s Rural Opportunity Zone (ROZ) program. The program provides financial incentives to recruit new full-time residents into rural counties. There are two types of ROZ programs with a brief description of each listed below.  An individual who qualifies for both incentives can receive …

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WEB Fund Grants

The Windpower Economic Benefit (WEB) Fund was created to support the interests, educational, social betterment and overall safety of Lincoln County communities, non-profits, and the local county government. The WEB Fund contributes to local projects with preference given to projects that identifies a distinct need, proposes a resourceful approach to address the need, and demonstrates …

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Other Sources of Financing and Incentives

There are many other sources of financing and incentives that can be made available to businesses, organizations, and individuals depending on their needs. The most common options are listed below; however, please contact the Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) office for more specifics as every need is unique. The LCEDF office is located at …

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Primary Care Physician

The Lincoln County Hospital (LCH) is looking for a Primary Care Physician who will bring new ideas, new perspectives and leadership to our clinical community as well as to the community at large.  LCH works closely with the Lincoln County EMS by training and planning together to better serve our community.  We cooperate in a …

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