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Kansas COVID-19 Update: 3-19

Jason VinduskaMarch 19, 2020

There are now 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19/Coronavirus in the state of Kansas as of Thursday afternoon. That is a jump of 13 positive cases within the last 24 hours. Numerous counties, who prior did not have any positive tests of COVID-19, sprung up with confirmed cases. Cherokee County in southeast Kansas confirmed a case, as did eastern counties including Jackson, Linn and Morris. Meanwh...


John AndersonMarch 18, 2020

DR. Brian Holmes County Health Officer , Director of Health Services John Hultgren and Dickinson County Administrator Brad Homman visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the Coronavirus and what is being done in the County and in the local health care community to address the virus....

Restaurants Changes

John AndersonMarch 18, 2020

Restaurants Changes •Joe Snuffy's - beginning on Thursday, March 18, Joe Snuffy's dining room will be closed and they will only accept call-in orders. •Mr. K's Farmhouse - offers curbside pickup •3rd Street Market & Deli - offers curbside pickup •Ortus Cafe - offers curbside pickup... •Amanda's Bakery & Bistro - offers curbside pickup and delivery •Hitching Post Resta...


Jason VinduskaMarch 3, 2020

Employees of Memorial Health System (MHS) recently wore blue jeans at work for a “Jeans Day” fundraiser. Employees who made a donation of at least $5 were allowed to wear blue jeans on the last Friday of February. A total donation of $300 was presented to Kids in Crisis of Dickinson County. Kids in Crisis offers assistance for low-income youth living in Dickinson County. The day was organized ...


John AndersonFebruary 23, 2020

CONTERFEIT BILLS BEING PASSED IN DICKINSON COUNTY According to a media release form Dickinson County Sheriff Gareth Hoffman residents and businesses are being warned in regards to fraudulent money. The Sheriff’s office is currently working several cases in Dickinson County where counterfeit bills are being passed. The current money that the Sheriff’s Office has collected is clearly cou...

Enterprise man accused

John AndersonFebruary 23, 2020

A 31-year-old Enterprise man is accused of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the killing a passenger in a single-vehicle rollover July of last year. According to charges filed in Dickinson County District Court , Jordan P. Brackett allegedly operated a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs when the 2000 Ford left the roadway and rolled on Rain Road near 2300 Avenue. Kurtis Nitz...

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...




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