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Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty 2018

The 2018 Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty is just two weeks away! Volunteers are working hard to prepare our town for visitor’s, practice their roles in the reenactment and doing what they can to make sure the weekend is a fun time for all! Peace Treaty is September  28-30, please visit for more information.

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, October 8 for Columbus Day. Trash service WILL NOT be delayed.



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

Notice to Bidders Demo 110 E Hackney St.

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Consumer Confidence Report 2017
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New Year’s Day 2018: Monday, January 1
Good Friday: Friday, March 30
Memorial Day: Monday, May 28
Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, September 3
Columbus Day: Monday, October 8
Veteran’s Day: Sunday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day and Friday after:
Thursday, November 22 & Friday, November 23
Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24
Christmas Day: Tuesday, December 25
New Year’s Eve: Monday, December 31


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