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First Baby of the New Year Born at Memorial Hospital

Jason VinduskaJanuary 3, 2020

FIRST BABY OF THE NEW YEAR CELEBRATED AT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Congratulations to Allison Kohls and Matthew Ebright who delivered the first baby in 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Abilene. Evelyn Renae Ebright was born on Thursday, January 2, 2020, at 11:14 a.m., in the Birthing Center at Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. The family received a newborn gif...

Pompeo doesn’t rule out Senate

MetrosourceDecember 31, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is not completely ruling out a run for the Senate. The Kansas native left the door open for a possible bid, but said today it’s not something he wants to do. Pompeo added that he intends to continue to serve in the Trump administration. There’s been intense speculation that Pompeo might run for the Senate seat held by Kansas Republican Pat Roberts who’s r...

Visitation Restricted at Hospital

Jason VinduskaDecember 31, 2019

VISITATION RESTRICTED AT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Memorial Health System is announcing that visitation is restricted at Memorial Hospital in Abilene for patient and visitor protection due to the prevalence of illness in the community. Memorial Hospital has restricted visitation to immediate family members only. Immediate family members should not visit if they are feeling ill or have had close cont...

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....

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