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Cowboys Take Down Red Raiders in Double OT

Trent SanchezJanuary 14, 2020

The Abilene Cowboys overcame an 11 point 4th quarter deficit in their 71-70 double-overtime victory at Wamego Tuesday night.  Abilene was aided by the play of Senior Travis Beetch, who finished with 16 of his career-high 28 points in the 4th quarter and overtimes.  In the first game of the night, the Cowgirls lost 64-30 to the Lady Red Raiders which snapped Abilene’s 12 game winning streak aga...

Cop admits to fabricating coffee story

Jason VinduskaDecember 31, 2019

STORY WAS FABRICATED!!!! A Herington Police Officer is no longer employed after admitting he "fabricated" a story a McDonald's employee wrote an expletive on his coffee cup over the weekend. Herington Police Chief Brian Hornaday confirmed in a news conference the officer resigned from the agency, calling it a "black-eye on the law enforcement community." After initially standing by his st...

Abilene Fire Department’s 150th anniversary

John AndersonOctober 10, 2019

A fire apparatus parade, open house and bell ringing ceremony are a few of the events planned for the Abilene Fire Department's 150th anniversary celebration Oct. 12. The celebration will begin at 1 p.m. with a fire apparatus parade. The parade, which will begin at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, will feature fire apparatus from more than 25 Kansas communities, including Salina, McPherson, Cl...

USS EISENHOWER CREW VISITS KABI

John AndersonOctober 7, 2019

The Commanding officer and crew members of the USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER will be visiting with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson this Friday AROUND 8:15 USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER DELEGATION Capt Kyle Higgins, commanding officer USS DWIGHT D EISENHOWER Dona Higgins, spouse of CO LCDR Ben Tisdale, Public Affairs Officer, USS EISENHOWER CMC   Jason T. Reynolds, Command Master Chief,...

Big Boy Locomotive to Visit Abilene

John AndersonOctober 3, 2019

  Calling all train lovers! The Union Pacific Big Boy Locomotive will be in Abilene, Kansas on Wednesday, November 20 from 12:15 pm - 12:35 pm. celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad's Completion. Union Pacific's historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad's 150th anniver...

Tim Rives has written a book

John AndersonAugust 19, 2019

Deputy Director/Supervisory Archivist, Tim Rives of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum has a book out and it is a must read.   The Ku Klux Klan in Kansas City, Kansas by Tim Rives has written a book   The Ku Klux Klan kicked off a nationwide revival in 1921 and took Kansas City, Kansas, by storm. The majority white population--alarmed by the influx of immigrants, C...

Inside Dickinson County

John AndersonJuly 25, 2019

Dickinson County Arts Council Director Samantha Geissinger along with Artists Whitney Kerr and Chase Hunter visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson. Whitney and Chase are painting murals in Downtown Abilene. The Murals are sponsored by the Arts Council of Dickinson County and the Community Foundation of Dickinson County....

GETTING BACK TO NORMAL

John AndersonJuly 22, 2019

Local family helped through Dickinson County cancer fund   Abilene, Kan. (July 22, 2019) – Hayden Ballou can finally fish again, hunt, and play baseball.   For a normal nine-year-old, those activities are ordinary.   But for Hayden, who lives with his mom and dad, William and Ashley Ballou, near Carlton, Kan., those things are a big deal. Hayden was diagnosed with ALL: acute ly...

White House Historian on KABI Wake Up Call .

John AndersonJuly 18, 2019

KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson visits Tuesday with White House Historian Lindsay M. Chervinsky about President Eisenhower and her Lunch and Learn program talk. Lindsay M. Chervinsky is a White House Historian at the White House Historical Association. Previously, she received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for President...

Inside Dickinson County

John AndersonJuly 16, 2019

Executive Director of the Eisenhower Foundation visits with KABI Wake Up Call host John Anderson about the Foundation Bridge Benefit, the Vintage Baseball game August 3rd and the expected uptick in visitors to Abilene with the opening of the Renovated Museum....

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