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Medicine Lodge Police Department

Above: Chief Krug poses with our newly certified Officer Josh Small, Josh graduated from the KLETC on Friday, June 23 and was ranked #6 out of over 60 student officers! Congratulations Officer Small!

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.


City Hall will be closed Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. Trash for that week will be delayed one day.

City Hall will be closed Monday, October 9 for Columbus Day. Trash for that week will be delayed one day.



The City is currently in a Water Emergency due to drought conditions. Citizens may water before 10:00 am and after 9:00 pm.

Water Project Update

Community Improvement District Map
Public Safety Report
Water Conservation
Consumer Confidence Report 2015
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New Year’s Day 2017: Sunday, January 1
Good Friday: Friday, April 14
Memorial Day: Monday, May 29
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, September 4
Columbus Day: Monday, October 9
Veteran’s Day: Saturday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day and Friday after:
Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24
Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24
Christmas Day: Monday, December 25 (Closed Friday & Monday)
New Year’s Eve: Sunday, December 31


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