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John AndersonJune 11, 2019

Deputy Director and supervisory archivist at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Tim Rives visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the Evenings at Ease program 34 and 42 Going to Bat for Equality June 11 at 7 p.m....

West Nile Virus Warning

John AndersonJune 9, 2019

Kansas health officials say every county in the state is at moderate risk of West Nile virus infections. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday no human cases have been reported as of May 25. The virus can cause fever and other symptoms. About one out of 150 infected people develop swelling of the brain or brain tissue that in some cases can cause death. The virus cannot be t...

D-Day 75 Commemoration Week

John AndersonMay 28, 2019

Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Director Dawn Hammatt and Learning and Engagement Director Pamela Sanfillippo visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about D-Day 75 Commemoration Week June 1-6.  ...

Dick Edwards Auto Plaza D-DAY 75 Honor Hour:”

John AndersonMay 22, 2019

1560 KABI”THE GENERAL” presents “The Dick Edwards Auto Plaza D-DAY 75 Honor Hour:”. Weekday mornings from 7:30-8:30- May 28th –June 7th. Listen in as The General plays music form the World War II era. A special thanks to The Community Foundation of Dickinson County, Amanda’s Bakery and Bistro and Patterson Healthcare and Pharmacy in Abilene for supporting “The Dick Edwards Auto Plaza...

Abilene Shopko to Close May 12th

Jason VinduskaFebruary 6, 2019

Ashwaubenon-based retailer Shopko announced it's closing 70 percent of its stores after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. These include 22 stores and pharmacies in our area -- 15 which were not previously announced.In all, Shopko identified 250 stores around the nation which will close or have already closed. Until last month, Shopko said it operated more than 360 stores in 26 states...

Cowboys Dominate in Victory over TMP, Cowgirls Fall for Second Time this Season

Trent SanchezJanuary 26, 2019

The Abilene High School basketball teams traveled to Hays Friday night and split with Thomas More Prep.  In the first game of the night, the Cowgirls lost 44-35.  It was just their second loss of the season.  In the second game, the Cowboys put together one of their best performances of the season, in a 62-45 victory over the Monarchs. In the girls game both teams got off to a slow start.  ...

Abilene Woman Sentenced in Medicaid Fraud Case

John AndersonJanuary 25, 2019

A Dickinson County woman who collected money from the state claiming to be personal care attendant while she was in jail was ordered to repay more than $2,500 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after being found guilty of Medicaid fraud-related charges, According to Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, 29-year-old Ashley Loomis of Abilene, pleaded no contest in November and was found guilty in Dicki...

Fugitive caught

John AndersonJanuary 3, 2019

A fugitive from Florida is awaiting extradition after he was captured in Dickinson County earlier this week. The Herington Police Department says their office received a tip on Monday pointing them to a home in the 700 block of East Arnold Street. After a brief investigation, officials say they located 24-year-old Nathaniel Sweeney of Titusville, Florida inside the house's basement. Officials s...

Ft Riley Soldier facing charges after Arrest in Arkansas

Jason VinduskaDecember 18, 2018

A 31-year-old Kansas soldier is in custody after authorities say he had been receiving nude photos from a 16-year-old girl and arranged to meet her in Arkansas. Andrew Michael O'Brien of Junction City was arrested early Saturday morning in Mountain Home. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery  said O'Brien is on active military duty stationed at Fort Riley. A sheriff's office report says ...

Over $23,000 For Community Programs

John AndersonNovember 14, 2018

Local Travel Store Raises Over $23,000 For Community Programs The 24/7 Travel Stores donated $3,386.72 to the Abilene Area Food and Clothing Bank. The funds raised during the event can be used however the food banks wish - whether for operating costs, perishable groceries or other needs. Salina, KS: For ten days in October, locally-owned travel center 24/7 Travel Stores donated 5¢ for every...

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