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Traffic fatality

John AndersonOctober 15, 2019

(Picture-Kansas Highway Patrol) A 22-year-old Woodbine woman died Wednesday after the pickup truck she was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on a Geary Co. highway, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. According to its crash report, Savannah Laudemann was heading east on State Lake Road shortly after 11:30 a.m. As she attempted to cross U.S. 77, Laudemann's 2007 Chevrolet Silverado was...

USS Eisenhower Crew

John AndersonOctober 11, 2019

Commander of the USS Eisenhower Capt. Kyle Higgins and crew members visited the KABI Wake Up Call this morning on the General....

City approves Hotel

John AndersonOctober 9, 2019

The Abilene City Commission approved four tax incentives. The commission approved on a 5-0 vote the creation of a Community Improvement District of 2 percent for 22 years, Industrial Revenue Bonds for a sales tax exemption for project materials, Industrial Revenue Bonds for a 100 percent property tax exemption for 10 years and 3 percent of the 8 percent transient guest tax. The new hotel will be b...

Celebrate Ike’s Birthday

John AndersonOctober 7, 2019

Celebrate Ike's Birthday in Abilene, Kansas   Museum Rededication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony highlights Ike's birthday weekend. Abilene, Kan. - Join us on Saturday, October 12, for the Museum Rededication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas. The ceremony is part of the weekend activities in honor of Dwight Eisenhower's birth...

Sales Tax Question

John AndersonSeptember 25, 2019

Dickinson County Budget Director Janelle Dockendorf and Road and Bridge Superintendent Martin Tannahill visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the budget overall and the sales tax question on the ballot November 5th....

Ft. Riley Solider making Bombs

John AndersonSeptember 23, 2019

  A soldier stationed at Fort Riley was charged in federal court Monday morning with sending over social media instructions for making bombs. Jarrett William Smith, 24, Fort Riley, Kan., was charged with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction. Smith, a private first class infantry soldier, joined the Army June 12, 2017, and was transferred ...

WALK FOR HOPE

John AndersonSeptember 5, 2019

Dickinson County Director of the Quality of Life Coalition Vicki Gieber and Director of Senior Life Solutions, a division of the Memorial Health System, Jandi Wells visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the Abilene Walk For Hope September 19th. The walk hopes to bring awareness to suicide prevention. The walk is from 11am-1pm starting in the Rose Garden in Eisenhower Park....

Big Drug Bust

John AndersonAugust 28, 2019

U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister announced Wednesday in addressing the media that dozens of people are behind bars following a three year-investigation into drug activity in the Manhattan area. McAllister says over fifty people have been charged as part of the investigation and more than thirty have already been taken into custody. Many of the charges are related to the trafficking of Opioids, suc...

I’M SO “IKE” CITED!

John AndersonAugust 20, 2019

Executive Director of the Eisenhower Foundation Meredith Sleichter visited with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the new Ike button I’M SO “IKE” CITED! Meredith hopes that people will wear the buttons and share the exciting news about the renovated Eisenhower Museum with visitors to Abilene....

KABI RADIO MURAL

John AndersonAugust 7, 2019

The interactive mural on the south side of the KABI Radio building is done. Artist Whitney Kerr is a great talent and did a fantastic painting. A big thank you to the Dickinson County Arts Council, The Community Foundation of Dickinson County in helping to fund the project through a grant from the Robert C.& Ingeborg M. Bow Charitable Giving Fund. Also a big thanks to the Cedar House for bring...

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