Kris Heinze

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Facilities Specialist

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism currently has a job opening for a Facilities Specialist at Sylvan Grove, KS. This permanent, full-time position is located at Wilson State Park. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Three years of experience in the mechanical or building trades required. Preference will be given …

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Full-Time Billing Clerk

Lincoln County Hospital, a 14-bed, Critical Access Hospital, is currently seeking candidates for a full time Billing Clerk. Must be detail oriented, dependable and a team player. Competitive wages and benefit package available. Please send resume and application to: Gwen Batchman, HR, P O Box 406, Lincoln, KS 67455 or online at lincolncountyhospital.net

4-H Program Internship

The Post Rock District 4-H Program Internship is responsible for assisting with the planning and implementation of the Post Rock District 4-H Youth Development Program. We are looking to hire a student professional to serve through this unique role in a paid summer position. Position is open until filled. K-State Research and Extension is an …

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School Bus Driver

School bus drivers provide safe, reliable, clean and courteous school bus transportation to the public. School bus drivers must conduct pre-post trip bus safety inspections, adjust safety devices, operate radios, and operate a 27,000 gross vehicle weight rated school bus. Average 4 – 8 hours per day. Essential functions, requirements and application are online at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=23011&clientkey=65634079BF18AF35FCDBF34170EBC253

Quality Assurance Manager

We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to administrate company processes and procedures and assure compliance to ISO9001, and the effectiveness of the Quality Management System. US Tower, located in Lincoln, Kan. and Woodlake, Calif., is a growing, progressive manufacturer of a broad spectrum of mobile, telescoping and monopole steel and aluminum towers …

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Lincoln County Response

BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION UPDATES RELATED TO COVID-19 We continue to update this page daily with new local information! If you are looking for the data from KDHE, please visit the website at kdheks.gov and click on the Coronavirus Resource Center box at the top. Information available includes contact numbers for general questions, frequently asked questions, …

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Resources for businesses

For Businesses Loans from the US Small Business Administration (SBA) Various programs designed to provide businesses with immediate relief to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.  Loans are to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private nonprofit organizations with working capital and debt service immediately and over the next 6 months. Programs …

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Pool Manager & Lifeguards

The City of Lincoln Center will accept applications until April 9, 2020, for Pool Manager and Lifeguards. For job description and application contact: City Clerk’s Office P O Box 126, 153 W. Lincoln Ave. Lincoln, KS 67455 785-524-4280 Subject to Pre-Employment Drug Testing http://lincolnks.org

Store Associate/Cashier

Hayworth Plumbing, Heating, & Hardware Co. is looking for a part time employee for the hardware store. The position is approximately 15-25 hours per week. We are seeking a trustworthy, motivated individual with good customer service skills and the willingness to learn. Cashier experience and basic hardware store knowledge are a plus, but not required. …

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Lincoln has good taste with MarCon Pies!

Mary Ann and Craig Stertz renovated a building in downtown Lincoln to house the famous MarCon pies previously in Washington, KS.

Mary Ann and Craig Stertz renovated a building in downtown Lincoln, KS, to house the famous MarCon pies previously made in Washington, KS. (Photo by Kris Heinze)

Part-time Office Assistant

Walker Products is looking for a part time office assistant. The position is for 16 hours per week except during harvest times when hours would increase to include other weekdays, some evenings and weekends. Duties include, but are not limited to: customer service, generating computerized grain settlements and data entry, learning and following office procedures, …

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Bird-Dog Trainer

Setter Dogs, a premier, licensed bird dog training facility and hunting outfitter, is looking to hire a part-time bird dog trainer (4+hrs/day) with the possibility of the position expanding into guiding hunters as well as growing into full-time employment.  Must enjoy working in the outdoors, have a positive attitude, strong attendance a must and willingness …

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Human Resources Assistant

US Tower is seeking a Human Resources Assistant. This position will provide HR, payroll and administrative support to the Lincoln facility through coordinated effort with the California facility. General Job Duties: Recruitment/New hire orientation process Administer and communicate Company policies, procedures, practices and programs in collaboration with CA HR office. Creating and distributing employee memo’s …

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Truck driver

Must have class A CDL. Clean driving record. Mostly grain hauling, but can be more. CB Trucking & Services LLC Chris Behrens, Owner [email protected] (785) 658-5842

Pizza Hut Shift Leader

Are you good with people and looking to grow your abilities and knowledge? We are currently looking for motivated, self-driven individuals to join our Management Team as Shift Leaders. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and able to work 20-30 hours a week. Training provided. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: …

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Hungry Hunter open again in Lincoln

Hungry Hunter restaurant Lincoln, Kansas

Bob Berthelson reopened the Hungry Hunter restaurant in November in Lincoln, at 116 S. 5th St, bringing back the menu loved far and wide for over 20 years.

Entry Level/Apprentice Automotive Technician

Keever Auto & Ag is looking for a motivated individual who is interested in pursuing a career as an automotive technician. Experience is NOT required, only a willingness to learn and give your best! We currently need someone who can perform entry-level tasks such as oil changes, tire services, vehicle cleaning, and building maintenance, but …

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Industrial Painter (full-time)

US Tower is hiring of an Industrial Painter. This position is responsible for preparing surfaces, mixing, matching, and applying industrial paint to various surfaces, completing touch ups, and coordinating large painting projects. Job Duties: Select paint according to company requirements and match colors of paint following specified work orders and drawings Mix paints to manufacturer’s …

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Production Assembler

The applicant must be able to read directions for work orders and follow verbal instructions from the Manager, Supervisor or Lead. Have the knowledge and ability to perform job duties of the Assembly position with little or no supervision. Must be able to complete projects from work orders and have a general knowledge of the …

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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.

Office Help/Parts Runner

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Responsible for assisting with various office projects and parts running for the shop. The Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for the data entry for all vendor invoices, expense reports, and miscellaneous vouchers. APAC Shears has been Building the Heartland from the Ground Up for over a century. From the supply of aggregate materials, hot …

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Entry Level Quarry Laborer

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The successful candidate will be expected to operate various types of equipment such as dozer, loader, skid steer, man lift, forklift, water truck, mixer truck and sweeper. Must pass pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, and pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical. APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, a part of the CRH Company, is a multi-million dollar …

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Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) of Lincoln County, Kansas

Lincoln County is having a year-long celebration (January-December 2020) for the Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary)! On October 6, 1870, Lincoln County was officially recognized by the State of Kansas, divided into townships, and temporary leadership was established prior to a first vote. Every area organization, business, etc. is encouraged to plan a special something to incorporate …

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Lincoln County Sesquicentennial ideas

Sesquicentennial ideas and possibilities are listed below: VFW – Planning activities on both Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day (weekend before)  Lincoln County Historical Society/Museum   Revamped/enhanced homestead exhibit   Sunday programs (once a month) on a variety of topics  Website will have virtual tour of historic sites   New signage at historic sites around the county with QR codes that …

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Night Shift Nurse Full-time

Lincoln Park Manor

$500.00 sign on bonus. We currently have opportunities for the position of Charge Nurse-Night Shift position.  Be a part of a supportive work environment. Lincoln Park Manor is a 36-bed skilled nursing facility. Lincoln Park Manor will assist you in paying for license renewals, continuing education, and approved trainings. To apply call 785-524-4428 or stop …

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Communications Officer

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Lincoln County, Kansas, is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer. This position is responsible for answering incoming telephone calls, answering 911 calls, and monitoring and transmitting information via two-way radio. Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D., be free of felony and/or serious misdemeanor conviction, have the ability to multitask and have …

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Certified Nurses Aide

Lincoln Park Manor

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. 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  

County 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. Equipment Operator – Full-Time The …

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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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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.

#LiveLincolnCounty Photo Contest Winners

2019 #LiveLincolnCounty photo contest People's Choice winner, a rainbow over a blacktop road in Lincoln County, Kansas, by Allison Johnson

The Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation (LCEDF) hosted the first #LiveLincolnCounty Photo Contest in 2019, and accepted over 130 photo submissions from local amateur photographers. The purpose of the contest was to positively promote quality of life in Lincoln County, Kansas. Announcing the 2019 #LiveLincolnCounty Photo Contest winners. (Photo by one of our locals – Allison Johnson)

UNDER CONTRACT – 1404 N 260th Rd, Lincoln, KS – $65,000

This 3 bedroom farmhouse in Lincoln County sits on 3.03 acres just Northeast of Lincoln, KS. It has paved road access but is just far out enough to provide solitude and privacy. This property would make for a perfect starter home with acreage and a stable for animals or an excellent hunting lodge in the …

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303 N. 6th St. – Lincoln, KS – $65,000

3 bedrooms, 1 full and 1 3/4 bath ranch home. Refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer, freezer in basement and fireproof safe are included in sale price. New water softener in 2018. Nice sized kitchen with island; dining area; laundry is on the main floor. Full unfinished basement, fenced yard and detached garage, all on …

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Returning vacant and dilapidated properties back into productive use

Title image of falling down stone block building with title "Dealing with Dilapidated properties"

Lincoln County is a wonderful place to live and do business but we know we aren’t perfect.  We struggle with vacant and dilapidated properties like so many other communities around the state and country.  Nearly 25 percent of all our housing units are vacant, a number that has been creeping up for quite some time.  …

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Remote-work jobs in computer science, professional fields or support services*

rural and 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.

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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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.

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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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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602 N 2nd Street – Lincoln, KS – FREE (house must be relocated)

  Large and historic home in Lincoln, KS, must be moved to a new location to be saved from demolition! Built in approx. 1910, this beautiful Dutch Colonial house is in MUCH better shape than the street view would suggest. The first floor has a large living room with original fireplace, dining room, kitchen and …

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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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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.

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.