Category: Work

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)

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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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Marketing Coordinator

Through a new partnership between the Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) and the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC), the LCEDF is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Marketing Coordinator. This full-time position is responsible for marketing initiatives that will promote the county to new businesses, residents and visitors. This position will also …

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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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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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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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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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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)

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.

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.

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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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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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)

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!

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.

The Paw Print opens downtown storefront

The Paw Print, a student-run merchandise business of USD 298, opened a new storefront at the end of June. The new store is attached to the USD 298 Board Office, which is located at 133 E. Lincoln St. in downtown Lincoln.

The Paw Print, a student-run merchandise business of USD 298, opened a new storefront at the end of June. The new store is attached to the USD 298 Board Office, which is located at 133 E. Lincoln St. in downtown Lincoln. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Larson)

Family Hair Flair celebrates 30 years of business

Family Hair Flair celebrates 30 years in business!

Rhonda Base and the rest of the Family Hair Flair team recently celebrated 30 years in business. Base opened a second salon three years ago in Lincoln with Family Hair Flair 2. (Courtesy photo)

Local pheasant business expanding with hatchery

Pheasants are raised at the Prairie Land Gamebirds property in Hunter and sold to hunting operations across the country. The business is currently expanding with a hatchery and new pens. (photo by Hailey Dixon)

Keever Auto receives ACDelco award

Keever Auto & Ag receives ACDelco award

Elijah Keever, owner of Keever Auto & Ag, of Lincoln, was named as one of five ACDelco Professional Service Center owners across the country to receive the prestigious 2017 Top Shops Award. (Courtesy photo)

Lincoln County business leaders attend “Destination Bootcamp”

Six Lincoln County business leaders recently attended the training workshop “Destination Bootcamp,” in Colorado, to learn new ways to attract and increase the number of customers and visitors to the area. Back row (L-R): Jon Schallert, marketing consultant, Jennifer O’Hare, Sue Graham, Kelly Larson, Carly SeirerErrebo, Ronda Mishler. Front row: Alisha DeWitt and Angela O’Bannon. (Courtesy photo)

Six Lincoln County business leaders recently attended the training workshop “Destination Bootcamp,” in Colorado, to learn new ways to attract and increase the number of customers and visitors to the area. Back row (L-R): Jon Schallert, marketing consultant, Jennifer O’Hare, Sue Graham, Kelly Larson, Carly SeirerErrebo, Ronda Mishler. Front row: Alisha DeWitt and Angela O’Bannon. (Courtesy photo)

Lincoln Center Antiques is now open

Mike Simmons knows antiques, and he has the collection to prove it. A purveyor of antiquities and heirlooms, Simmons spent more than 40 years searching for collectibles. (Photo by John Baetz)

It’s a marathon, not a sprint

2017 Economic Review

We can all agree that economic development doesn’t happen overnight. “It’s a marathon, not a sprint”, as the saying goes. With the end of another year upon us, here’s a quick recap of the strides we have made in our marathon towards a stronger county.

Lincoln Art Center celebrates 25th anniversary

Lincoln Art Center celebrates 25 years

“I attribute the 25-year success and perseverance of the art center to Joyce Harlow, who, from the founding of the art center to the present, has dedicated her time, talent and expertise,” Board President Mary Ann Stertz said. “I also believe the countless volunteers and talented contributing artists throughout the years have furthered its success.”

The Finch Theatre: Twenty-five years later, a shining example of volunteerism at its best

Th e Finch Th eatre: Twenty-fi ve years later, a shining example of volunteerism at its best

In 2017, the Finch Theatre is a community hub, showing the latest movies on the big screen every weekend and hosting a children’s theatre production each summer. The adjacent Community Room is used for everything from dance classes and wedding receptions to community fundraisers and business meetings. This feature takes a look back at the spirit of volunteerism and coming together of all the communities in Lincoln County to renovate and build the Finch Theatre as we know it today.

Hell Creek Cabins now open at Wilson Lake

Members of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of the new Hell Creek Cabins at Wilson Lake last Tuesday with a ribbon cutting. Members of the Usher family, the owners of the new lodging business, are pictured with chamber offi cials Nancy Walter, Colleen Biggs, Kim Meyer, and Jack and Kathie Crispin. (Photo courtesy Kelly Larson)

The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event for Hell Creek Cabins. “We came up here, and fell in love with the area,” Hell Creek Cabins owner Kathy Usher said.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

An economic look back at 2016

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.