Category: Live Healthy Lincoln County

Countywide “Healthy Living Master Plan” created by Strategic Doing committee

Healthy Living Master Plan

Through the Lincoln County Strategic Doing process, and with financial support from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation and the Post Rock Community Foundation, a countywide “Healthy Living Master Plan” was developed by a group of volunteers to help move several priority projects forward.

Walk Kansas

Walk Kansas is organized by the K-State Research & Extension’s Post Rock District. It is an 8-week team-based program focused on improving overall health. Groups of six form a team, with one serving as the captain. Teams can be family, coworkers, friends, community organization members, neighbors, or part of a faith-based community. Team members do …

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Farm Food Policy Council

The Live Healthy Lincoln County Coalition is a member of the North Central Kansas Food Council promoting an approach to enhance quality of life for all residents in a 12-county region through sustainable access to regionally produced food options, economic opportunity, and educational resources. More information is available at: http://www.ncrpc.org/nckfoodcouncil/ Follow the NCKFC on facebook: …

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Disc golf course is officially open

The Lincoln Recreation Department unveiled a new disc golf course at Lincoln City Park on June 1. It is a 9-hole layout situated across the east and west ends of the park, and you can keep score by finding the course on the Udisc app on your phone. (photo by Hailey Dixon)

The Lincoln Recreation Department unveiled a new disc golf course at Lincoln City Park on June 1. It is a 9-hole layout situated across the east and west ends of the park, and you can keep score by finding the course on the Udisc app on your phone. (photo by Hailey Dixon)

Sylvan Grove ideas for walking trails and splash pad

Through a grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, the Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation was able to hire a summer intern to explore the idea of creating walking trails and a splash pad in Sylvan Grove.

Conceptual plans for a walking trail loop and a splash pad in Sylvan Grove aim to improve public infrastructure and increase quality of life in Lincoln County. (Conceptual imagery by Mason Herrman, K-State Regional and Community Planning student.)

Concept for walking trail in Barnard

A summer intern, working with the City of Barnard and local citizens, developed a concept for a walking trail that included utilizing the levee surrounding the community for the path, adding benches and lighting and signage marking access points.

A summer intern, working with the City of Barnard and local citizens, developed a concept for a walking trail that included utilizing the levee surrounding the community for the path, adding benches and lighting and signage marking access points.

Proposed improvements to Lincoln’s city park

Over the past few years, there has been much discussion regarding desired improvements to Lincoln’s WPA-era city park. Through various opportunities to provide input, a summer intern has developed a conceptual plan for the park.

Community support has kept hospital flourishing for 65 years

As the Lincoln County Hospital celebrates more than six decades of caring for county residents, locals are still championing efforts to have a state-of-the-art medical facility in their community. | Photo credit: Fernando Rojas

Radiology update to begin in August

A $50,000 gift to the Hospital and Healthcare Foundation has helped to push up the start date for a major overhaul of the hospital’s radiology department with work beginning in August.