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Welcome to Medicine Lodge

City-wide Cleanup Day 2020

City-wide clean up will be Saturday, September 19, 2020

Last year the crew from Nisly Brothers, pictured above, collected 21 tons of unwanted items from area residents.

For additional details, click here.

Reopening Barber County

Barber County is in Phase 3 of the Governor’s Ad Astra Plan to repoen Kansas. Barber County Commissioners retain the authority to impose any additional restrictions on activities and venues if an outbreak should occur. (Updated September 1, 2020)

For more information on the Ad Astra Plan, click here

For up-to-date information on local reopening guidelines, visit the Barber County Emergency Management webpage here.

Corona Virus Assistance Opportunities

Business and Non-profit grant Opportunities 

Barber County is administering a local grant program for small businesses, non-profits, and public entities. This program is funded through the Federal CARES Act and guided by the State of Kansas SPARK task force.

This program is funded through the Federal CARES Act and guided by the State of Kansas SPARK task force.
Applications are due September 28, 2020.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY: Barber County CARES Local Grant Application

​Successful applicants may receive up to:

$1000 per business + $1000 per full time employee + $500 per part-time employee

Collaboration projects are eligible for higher amounts. All grants are dependent upon funding availability.

Visit Barber County’s website for more information at: 

Informational flyer available by clicking here

If you have questions contact: 

Joscelyn Nittler
Barber County CARES
620.628.0861 Phone


Medicine Lodge is the most populous city in and the county seat of Barber County, KS. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,009. Beautiful Gypsum Hills scenery, rich history, winding rivers, plentiful wildlife and eclectic shops and restaurants are all a part of the charm our town has to offer.


New Year’s Day 2020: Wednesday, January 1
Good Friday: Friday, April 10
Memorial Day: Monday, May 25
Independence Day: Saturday, July 4 (Observed day July 3)
Labor Day: Monday, September 7
Columbus Day: Monday, October 12
Veteran’s Day: Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day and Friday after:
Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27
Christmas Eve: Thursday, December 24
Christmas Day: Friday, December 25
New Year’s Eve: Thursday, December 31


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Online Action Center

To submit a work order for Public Works or report a City Code violation please click Online Action Center.

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