Kris Heinze

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Assemblers

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.

Daytime Server (part-time)

PIzza Hut logo

Pizza Hut of Lincoln is immediately seeking 1-2 daytime servers. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with the possibility of evening and weekend shifts. Pick up an application at 1026 N 6th St in Lincoln, KS. Join our team today to experience a fun and challenging work environment with flexible hours! Pizza Hut 1026 …

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502 E South St Lincoln – $80,000

Address: 502 E South St Lincoln Ks 67455 Asking Price: $80,000.00 For Sale by Owner: 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom open concept house with a large attached garage. Full basement mostly finished with concrete floor. Newly remodeled on the main floor with, new wiring/electrical throughout the main floor, new plumbing, remodeled kitchen, cabinet space. New …

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Barb Hollis recognized for 50 years at Lincoln County Hospital

In July, Lincoln County Hospital recognized long-time radiology technician Barb Hollis for 50 years of service to the Lincoln County Hospital with a reception in the cafeteria. Administrator Steve Granzow presented Hollis a framed certificate commemorating the event, as well as a pin to recognize her years of service to the Lincoln County Hospital. Hollis …

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116 S. 5th St – $139,900

Super recent updates both exterior and interior in this 50 seat diner. Equipment will stay unless the buyer doesn’t want it. Indoor & outdoor dining and a smoker! Contact Anita Hoffhines at (785) 472-5450 or (785) 531-0160. http://www.hoffhines.com 116 S. 5th St, Lincoln, KS, 67455

944 N. 200th Rd – $330,000

Come sit on this romantic white-pillared covered porch and watch the brome sway. Gorgeous updated home sits on approx 43 acres of pasture w/ 40×60 shop, 24×24 detached garage, tack room, garden shed, and chicken coup. Kitchen includes granite counters, working island, high-end appliances w/ gas cooktop, built-in microwave and custom cabinets. Step inside the …

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Seirer’s Clothing celebrating 35 years in business in downtown Lincoln

This July, Seirer’s Clothing will celebrate its milestone 35th birthday by treating customers to a huge birthday sale. (Photo courtesy of Seirer’s Clothing)

139 E. Lincoln Ave. – $36,900

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

Quality Control Inspector

US Tower is looking for a Quality Control Inspector at the Lincoln, KS, facility. This position will conduct inspections in accordance with prints and/or inspection forms at specified points to ensure conforming products for primary parts and sub-assemblies, document all inspections, report all non-conforming products/inspections. Will also help keep calibrations up-to-date.. US Tower, located in …

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Buyer

US Tower is looking for a Buyer at the Lincoln, KS, facility. The Buyer is expected to prepare vendor requisitions and communicate with vendors regarding price, availability, and delivery schedules, as well as research and evaluate supplier quotes, prepare purchase orders, obtain approvals, meet with vendor representatives, and more. US Tower, located in Lincoln, Kan. …

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Plant Manager

US Tower is hiring a Plant Manager at the Lincoln, KS, facility. This position is responsible for the scheduling and the oversight of the day-to-day manufacturing operations and will analyze the efficiency and productivity of the facility. Ensure all company policies are being enforced and followed by all employees. US Tower, located in Lincoln, Kan. …

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Maintenance person

Salt Creek Watershed is looking for a maintenance man. This is a part-time position requiring a self-motivated individual to work with limited supervision. Ability to repair fence, operate machinery, such as chain saw, etc., needed. Return resume to: Salt Creek Watershed PO Box 100 Barnard, 67418. Applications closed after August 20, 2019. For more information …

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NCK Home Ownership Program

NCK Home Ownership Program for Lincoln and Ellsworth counties

The NCK Home Ownership Program reduces the barriers of down payments and closing costs with a combination of a 0% down payment assistance loan of $10,000 and closing cost grant of $2,000 when purchasing a home of $50,000 or greater in Lincoln County.

Night Shift Registered Nurse

Immediate opening at Lincoln County Hospital for a full-time night shift nurse. No previous experience required but must possess the desire and ability to learn! Job Summary: Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care for acute care, skilled nursing care, emergency department, and outpatient services patients in accordance with the medical plan of …

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Enumerator

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring in preparation for the 2020 Decennial Census. We are currently looking for applicants who reside in Lincoln County, Kansas. The application is online and takes approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. Interviews and job offers are made via telephone. Please see the application website for pay rates and FAQs! Apply …

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218 W School Street – Lincoln, KS – $125,000

Address: 218 W. School St., Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: $125,000 JUST LISTED! This beautiful home has so much character! The BEST part is this home qualifies for the Lincoln County Home Ownership Program! $10,000 towards down payment & $2,000 toward closing costs. See this listing on Zillow! Call or message for a showing! Kayla …

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CNC Programmer/Machinist

US Tower has a opening for a CNC Programmer/Machinist. This position will produce machined parts by programming using MasterCam software and operating HAAS, VF3 and VF6 machines. The CNC Programmer/Machinist will also monitor quality by taking measurements, detecting malfunctions, trouble-shooting, adjusting and reprogramming. US Tower, located in Lincoln, Kan. and Woodlake, Calif., is a growing, …

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Project Manager/Estimator – Mechanical (available in 6 months)

Street PHE located in Lincoln, Kansas

Street PHE is accepting applications for a Project Manager/Estimator – Mechanical. Estimate projects up to $1 mil+. Manage and motivate 8-15 employees on commercial plumbing/HVAC projects including scheduling, budgeting, coordinating with GC and subcontractors, and communication with management. Quality control and problem-solving skills are necessary. Must be able to determine material and personnel needs to …

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HVAC Technician

Street PHE located in Lincoln, Kansas

Street PHE is accepting applications for an HVAC Technician. Awarded commercial work, immediate need for NATE certified (or equal) HVAC Technicians for new installation and service on residential and commercial projects. Based in north-central Kansas. Equal Opportunity Employer. Starting at $17 per hour, please call for more details or stop by for an application. Street …

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Commercial Opportunities – Lincoln, KS – FREE

Free commercial properties in Lincoln County, Kansas

Both the City of Lincoln and the Lincoln County Commission have commercial properties available at no cost to businesses who would like to start up or expand. The properties vary in size from approx. 3-40 acres and are either developed (with utilities to the site) or undeveloped (without utilities to the site). Businesses must submit …

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416 E 2nd Street – Lucas, KS – $100,000.00

Ready to slow down the pace and enjoy life in a small town away from the hub-bub of the big city, yet close enough to the city to satisfy your shopping needs? If so, then this move-in ready house is just for you! Ranch style home with 3 bedrooms, 2, 3/4 baths, fireplace, TV or …

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208 E North Street – Lincoln, KS – $48,000

This well-kept property is an excellent choice for a small business such as an office, photo studio or daycare facility. It could also be redesigned for a small home or an Airbnb.  The open concept of the building leaves a new owner many options. A new roof and storm door were added in 2017. The …

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122 E School Street – Lincoln, KS – $72,000

Updated and ready for your family to move on in! This Bungalow style house features a large front porch and side deck with an oversize double detached garage and workshop. The main and upper level has new carpeting and laminate flooring along with a new coat of paint. Especially important to a new home owner …

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294 E Teal Drive – Sylvan Grove, KS – $47,000

Country home on two acres

1500 sq ft two-story country home on two acres, north of Sylvan Grove, Kan., in Lincoln County, three miles off the highway. 4 bedroom, 1 bath. Propane heat, outside wood stove, window air units, no central heat or air. New windows. New screen doors. Metal roof. 20×30 Treb shed, with lean-to and concrete slabs. Great …

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Incubating a business, not just eggs

Prairie Land Gamebirds recently expanded its business with a new hatchery. David, who runs the business with his son Ryan Wacker, said it has been positive to not rely on another entity to provide chicks to them. (Photo courtesy of David Wacker)

48 Norman – Sylvan Grove, KS – $370,000

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 Road – Sylvan Grove, KS – $375,000

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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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.

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)

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

Lincoln Farm Supply in Lincoln, KS logo

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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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.

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.

819 N 3rd Street – Lincoln, KS – $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. The NCK Home Ownership …

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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

210 E School Street – Lincoln, KS – $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.

324 E Lincoln Avenue – Lincoln, KS – $55,000

Home for Sale in Lincoln, Kansas

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. Charming home sits on a large corner lot. Address: 324 E Lincoln Ave., Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: $55,000 …

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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)

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 N 2nd Street – Lincoln, KS – $83,900

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 Street, Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: $86,000 Website for more information: http://mls.salinahomes.com/idx/details/listing/a345/20241/722-N-2nd-Street Contact: Art Wagoner art@salinahomes.com 785-658-7726 The NCK Home Ownership …

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216 N 6th Street – Lincoln, KS – $50,000

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)

Lincoln Senior Center

The Lincoln Senior Center 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 Senior Center are shown below.

The Lincoln Senior Center was one of eight summer projects that were part of the 2018 Downtown Design Assistance Program. The proposed improvements at the Lincoln Senior Center include painting the awning and siding, installing a new sign, painting the historic cast-iron columns on each side of the storefront, and adding vinyl lettering to the storefront and door. (Designs by interns Miki Blair and Bethany Pingel)