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Andrea E. Purvis is among the 3.

John AndersonOctober 30, 2018

8th Judicial District Nominating Commission submits nominees for district judge vacancy in Geary County and Andrea E. Purvis, Abilene, county attorney for Dickinson County is among the 3. TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission has sent the names of three nominees for district judge to Governor Jeff Colyer, who has 60 days to decide who will fill the vacancy created by the Janu...

Minick Named Kansas Finest

John AndersonOctober 25, 2018

Joe Minick received one of four Kansas Finest awards during the 2018 Kansas Tourism Conference in Junction City for his work with the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad, Hoffman Grist Mill, Dickinson County Heritage Center, Steamboat Arabia and other projects. The Kansas Finest award is given to an individual who actively promotes Kansas through travel and tourism, not because it's their job, but...

The next Lunch & Learn program

John AndersonOctober 18, 2018

The next Lunch & Learn program is Thursday, October 25 at noon in the Eisenhower Presidential Library Visitors Center Auditorium.  Free and open to the public, a light lunch is provided on a first come, first serve basis courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation.  Author Jim Sherow will discuss his newly released book The Chisholm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble.. Following the program, ...


John AndersonOctober 10, 2018

The USS Eisenhower Delegation will pay a visit to the General this Friday morning. During the 8 a.m. hour the Delegation will visit with KABI Wake Up Call host John Anderson. They are visiting Abilene to honor the 128th Birthday of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Capt Kyle Higgins [Commanding Officer, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, CVN69] CMC Todd Mangin [Command Master Chief] LCDR Rick Chernizt...

Dwight D. Eisenhower statue unveiling

John AndersonOctober 8, 2018

The unveiling of a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower will at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 22 at the Kansas State Capitol. The 7-foot bronze statue of Eisenhower as a five-star general is mounted on a 3-foot granite base....

Dwight Eisenhower 128th Birthday Activities

John AndersonOctober 4, 2018

A full weekend planned to mark Dwight Eisenhower's 128th birthday! Abilene, Kan. - Several events are planned to celebrate Dwight D. Eisenhower's 128th birthday which is Oct.14, 2018.   VFW Vigil - Friday 10/12 - 4:30 p.m. (ends at 7:00 a.m.10/13) VFW posts from across the state will stand vigil overnight at the burial site of the President. The public is also encouraged to stop b...

Eisenhower Pilgrimage 2018

John AndersonOctober 2, 2018

“Eisenhower Day Committee Chairman John Meyeres leads attendees in a salute to colors at the 2017 Eisenhower Pilgrimage.” The Kansas American Legion’s 38th annual Eisenhower Pilgrimage will be held in Abilene, Kansas on Saturday, October 13, 2018.American Legion Riders Post #240 will provide a rifle salute for the ceremony. The event will be held at the Eisenhower Museum and Library in fr...

Ground Beef recall in Kansas

John AndersonSeptember 26, 2018

The recent recall of tons of ground beef has expanded to even more retailers, including Sam’s Clubs here in Kansas.    On Wednesday, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture released a list of more stores affected by the recall of Cargill ground beef over E. coli fears.  Last week, Cargill Meat Solutions recalled more than 130,000 lbs. of ground beef. An investigation by its Food Safety and Inspec...

Largest Pumpkin ever grown in Kansas!

John AndersonSeptember 25, 2018

Fall is in the air and that means pumpkins but---the Flint Hills Discovery center has the largest pumpkin the state of Kansas has ever seen. The pumpkin weighs 1,176 pounds-- a state record for any Kansas grown pumpkin. It was grown by Jacob Marintzer and his family of Westmoreland. The pumpkin grew for 83 days and was picked on September 9th. Marintzer fertilized the pumpkin daily -- and ga...

Coats for Kids

John AndersonAugust 17, 2018

Check donations should be made out to the Quality Of Life Coalition. Put Coats for Kids in check Memo They can be dropped off at the Abilene Public Library or mailed to: KABI Radio Attn: Coats for Kids 200 North Broadway Abilene KS. 67410...




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