Kris Heinze

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District Director

K-State Research and Extension announces an opening for the District Director position for the Post Rock District.  The primary area of responsibility includes the District Director and 4-H Youth Development for the offices of the Post Rock District in Beloit, Lincoln, Mankato, Osborne, and Smith Center, KS.  Applications will be accepted through November 13, 2019. …

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Marketing Manager

The position is responsible for: -Developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans. -Tracking and analyzing the performance of advertising campaigns. -Marketing budget -Providing marketing support to agents The following skills, talents and experience are a plus: -Website development -Google Ads -Google Analytics -LinkedIn Ads -Direct mail campaigns -Strategic planning -Email campaigns -Organizational skills -Goal oriented …

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Restaurant Help

The Hungry Hunter, reopening soon at the former Ronnie’s Diner location, is seeking help to ready the restaurant for opening.  Immediate responsibilities will be cleaning and setup but that could lead to either a full-time or part-time position once the restaurant opens.  The official open date and hours have not been set yet, but it …

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Activity Director

Lincoln Park Manor is looking for an Activity Director Monday through Friday. Lincoln Park Manor 922 North 5th Street Lincoln, Kansas 67455 (785) 524-4428 While you’re here, check out housing options in Lincoln County: Residential Property Listings |  Agricultural Property Listings  

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

live rural work remote

The Rural & Remote program connects Lincoln County residents with remote-work jobs ensuring those who want to live a rural lifestyle can still advance in their careers.

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Full-time Night Nurse

Lincoln Park Manor has an opening for a full-time Charge Nurse at night, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. $500 sign-on bonus after first 90 days. Mileage and insurance $150 stipend paid. Lincoln Park Manor 922 North 5th Street Lincoln, Kansas 67455 (785) 524-4428 While you’re here, check out housing options in Lincoln County: Residential Property …

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Certified Nurses Aide

Lincoln Park Manor has a full-time CNA opening. Shift is from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a $250 bonus after 90 days and again at 180 days. Lincoln Park Manor 922 North 5th Street Lincoln, Kansas 67455 (785) 524-4428 While you’re here, check out housing options in Lincoln County: Residential Property Listings |  Agricultural …

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Evening Servers (part-time)

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Pizza Hut of Lincoln is immediately seeking 2-3 evening servers. Pick up an application at 1026 N 6th St in Lincoln, KS. Join our team today to experience a fun and challenging work environment! Pizza Hut 1026 N. 6th St. Lincoln, KS 67455 (785) 524-4462 While you’re here, check out housing options in Lincoln County: …

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Full-Time Emergency Manager/AEMT

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Lincoln County is accepting applications for a full-time combined Emergency Manager/AEMT Application, job description and benefit information is available by contacting: Lincoln County Clerk’s Office 216 E Lincoln Ave Lincoln, KS 67455 785-524-4757 lcclerk@lincolncoks.org This position is responsible for developing and maintaining emergency operations plans, coordinating resources in disaster situations and acting as liaison between …

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School Nurse

USD 299 is looking for a school nurse for the grade school and high school. Please contact Jude Stecklein, Supt., at jstecklein@usd299.org or 785-526-7175.   While you’re here, check out housing options in Lincoln County: Residential Property Listings |  Agricultural Property Listings  

Highway Department – Multiple openings

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Lincoln County is now accepting applications for the following positions. Applicants for all positions must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, and possess a valid Class “A” CDL Driver’s License with manual transmission, or be willing to obtain one within 6 months of employment. Mechanic This employee is responsible …

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Under Contract – 101 E. Lost St. Lincoln, KS – $107,500

Heart-warming touches that make a house a home! This large corner lot home boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, basement, garage, and over 1500 sq. ft. of charming finished living space. Original woodwork & hardwood floors, nostalgic pocket doors, and huge windows w/ stained glass enhancements. Spacious formal dining open to living room. Recently remodeled kitchen …

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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.

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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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944 N. 200th Rd – $298,000

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)

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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.

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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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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 – $115,000

Address: 218 W. School St., Lincoln, KS 67455 Asking Price: $115,000 This beautiful home has so much character! See this listing on Zillow! Call or message for a showing! Kayla Errebo 785-420-0304 / Ideal Real Estate We’re Hiring! Check out job opportunities in Lincoln County: Job Listings

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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122 E School Street – Lincoln, KS – $11,000

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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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)

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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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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.

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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.

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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)

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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. 

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Lincoln Center Antiques & Collectibles

Lincoln Center Antiques & Collectibles 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 Lincoln Center Antiques & Collectibles are shown below.

Lincoln Center Antiques & Collectibles was one of eight summer projects that were part of the 2018 Downtown Design Assistance Program. The proposed improvements at Lincoln Center Antiques & Collectibles include Removing the infill from the original storefront opening and reconstructing the appearance of transom windows, cleaning the face of the building and repainting, installing a new sign (either as a panel or projecting sign), repairing the door hardware to ease opening and closing, and reglazing the storefront windows to improve energy efficiency. (Designs by interns Miki Blair and Bethany Pingel)

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