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Abilene to Open ” Kansas” Art Exhibit

John AndersonApril 18, 2024

Abilene Set to Open "See Kansas" Art Exhibit Abilene is preparing to welcome a captivating new exhibit to its cultural scene. The "See Kansas" exhibit will be showcased at the Abilene Public Library from June 1 to August 7. "We are truly excited to be able to display the "See Kansas" exhibit in the Jordan Room at the library this summer," said Library Director Wendy Moulton. "Our 2024 ...

KHP To Pay $2.34 Million

John AndersonApril 16, 2024

A U.S. District Court judge ordered the Kansas Highway Patrol to pay $2.34 million in attorney fees and other costs following a successful challenge to constitutionality of the state law enforcement agency’s practice of detaining motorists and searching vehicles without establishing reasonable suspicion. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas, the national ACLU and the Spencer Fane law fir...

Abilene Housing Development

John AndersonApril 9, 2024

The groundbreaking ceremony of the Abilene Court duplex housing development by Mennonite Housing. Representatives from local, regional and state were in attendance to celebrate the work that all have played in bringing the new housing opportunity to the city of Abilene....

New Assistant Executive Director

John AndersonApril 4, 2024

The Kansas State High School Activities Association announced Dr. Megan Hagaman will join its staff on July 1 as an Assistant Executive Director. A native of Abilene, Kansas, and a graduate of Abilene High School, Dr. Hagaman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Theater Education from Kansas Wesleyan (2007) and a Master of Science Degree in Special Education Gifted and Talented from Fort Hays State...

Lunch & Learn Program

John AndersonMarch 24, 2024

A presentation on how Dwight Eisenhower used the airwaves via radio broadcasts to set a freedom agenda across Europe during the Cold War is planned this week. The public is invited to join the March Lunch & Learn program at the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene on Thursday at noon. According to the organization, guest speaker Dr. Mark G. Pomar will join us virtually from the Cle...

USA Today’s Best Historic Small Town Contest.

John AndersonMarch 4, 2024

For a sixth consecutive year, Abilene is again a finalist in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Historic Small Town contest. According to the Abilene Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Dickinson County community has consistently clinched positions in the top ten, notably achieving a second-place finish in 2022 and 2023. These impressive rankings are a testament to the town’s enduring charm...

Former Undersheriff Arrested

John AndersonFebruary 9, 2024

The former Clay County Undersheriff has been arrested. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, on Friday at approximately 4:10 p.m., KBI agents arrested 55-year-old Harold Stellner of Clay Center, when he turned himself in at the Clay County Jail. He was arrested for mistreatment of a confined person, a class A misdemeanor. On Oct. 4, 2023, the KBI initiated this investigation at the requ...

Prevalence of Cancer

John AndersonFebruary 7, 2024

Two counties in northern Kansas have a prevalence of cancer cases that is among the highest in the state. This is leading to a K-State research project to explore possible links and provide insights to the communities. This spring and summer, researchers with Kansas State University will travel to Russell, Lincoln and Ellsworth counties in response to a request that the K-State Johnson Cancer Rese...

Abilene Assisted Living New Ownership.

John AndersonJanuary 29, 2024

An Abilene assisted living facility is under new ownership. Midwest Health has acquired Abilene Place Assisted Living. According to Midwest Health, the acquisition is scheduled to be finalized on February 1. At that time, the communities’ names will change to Homestead of Abilene Assisted Living and Homestead of Abilene Memory Care. Midwest Health has more than 45 years of experience in providin...

Neighbor to Neighbor

John AndersonJanuary 19, 2024

President of Neighbor to Neighbor Tom Schwartz and Board Member Jen Smith visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the 5th Annual Bee Cause It Matters Spelling Bee....

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