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2 FROM ABILENE DRUG CHARGES

John AndersonJune 23, 2022

TWO FROM ABILENE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES MEDIA RELEASE FROM DICKINSON COUNTY SHERIFF JERRY DAVIS On June 22 after a two-month investigation into the sale of meth, the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit have made two arrests. At approximately 6:00 p.m., deputies assigned to the Drug Enforcement Unit with the assistance of the Abilene Police Department took into cus...

Storm Clean-Up

John AndersonJune 22, 2022

Storm Clean-Up In efforts to assist in clean-up after the severe weather last night, the Dickinson County Transfer Station will allow residents of Dickinson County to dispose of tree limbs free of charge through , July 2, 2022. Limbs will be accepted from 9am – 4:45pm through Friday and 9am – 12:45pm on Saturday. Disposal fees for tree limbs will become effective again on Tuesday July ...

ONE OF THE BEST

John AndersonJune 21, 2022

SATURDAY EVENING POST LISTS ABILENE AND SMOKEY VALLEY STEAM TRAIN AS ONE OF NATION'S TOP SEVEN EXCURSIONS   CONTRIBUTED BY J. Steven Smethers Professor Emeritus Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas If you ride the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad’s steam powered excursion trains over the upcoming Independence Day weekend, you will be enjoying one of the best steam tr...

ABILENE SHOOTING

John AndersonJune 20, 2022

A teenager is in custody after an adult was rushed to the hospital following a shooting in Abilene on Sunday afternoon. Around 4 p.m on Sunday, June 19, the Abilene Police Department says officers were called to the 400 block of NE 14th St. with reports of a shooting. As a result of the alleged incident, officers said a 43-year-old victim was rushed to an area hospital and as of Monday afternoon i...

KBI SEARCH WARRANT

John AndersonJune 15, 2022

According to a media release from the agency. On Wednesday the Kansas Bureau of Investigation executed search warrants at the Junction City Police Department and other police department facilities in Geary County. KBI says the employees involved in the case have been placed on administrative leave. The agency also confirmed no arrests have been made.  ...

INSIDE DICKINSON COUNTY

John AndersonJune 14, 2022

KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson visits with Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Education Specialist Joy Murphy about the Evening at Ease program and other upcoming programs....

EMERGENCY EXERCISE

John AndersonJune 13, 2022

Photo by Kathy Hageman, Dickinson County Public Information coordinator Scott Koehler, standing, a representative from Wiland Associates, talks to emergency management, Abilene city and Dickinson County officials Monday morning, June 6, about the basics of incident management. That was followed by the “Abilene/Windy City” functional exercise, a fictional disaster based on a tornado that hit...

Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Belt Buckle.

John AndersonJune 13, 2022

Bullfighter Dustin Brewer’s likeness is featured on the 2022 Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Belt Buckle. The highly-revered cowboy worked the Abilene rodeo for fifteen years. The Prairie du Chien, Wis. man, a native of Elk City, Okla., worked as a bullfighter at the Abilene rodeo fifteen years, starting in 2000, with a year off in 2002 due to a knee injury, then through 2015. His career began when he...

BAXTER BLACK DIES

John AndersonJune 12, 2022

Nationally renowned cowboy poet, veterinarian, and storyteller Baxter Black died Friday at the age of 77. Black, a resident of Benson, Arizona, was a beloved figure in the agricultural industry, and outpourings on his behalf have been going on for months while Black was in hospice care....

INSIDE DICKINSON COUNTY

John AndersonJune 9, 2022

Abilene City Manger Ron Marsh visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the ongoing budget process , city projects and recent emergency response training....

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