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Arrested in Herington

John AndersonJanuary 3, 2019

Two people are behind bars Thursday morning after a counterfeit money and drug bust in Dickinson County. Around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, Herington Police raided a residence at 1207 North C Street. Once inside they found meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and counterfeit money.  41 year old Nathan David Nuss and 30 year old  Brook Loomis both of Herington were taken into custody. Both face multiple...

2019 Miss Rodeo Kansas

John AndersonJanuary 2, 2019

The 2019 Miss Rodeo Kansas Brooke Wallace, will hold her coronation party at Sterl Hall at the Central Kansas Free Fairgrounds in Abilene on Saturday, January 12. The evening kicks off at 5 pm with a welcome and proceeds with the coronation, dinner, silent and live auctions, and a dance. Silent and live auction items include a grill, furniture, gun, horseshoe art, paintings, Wild Bill Hickok rodeo...

Fugitive Captured

John AndersonJanuary 2, 2019

The Herington Police Department says their office received a tip on Monday pointing them to a home in the 700 block of East Arnold Street. After a brief investigation, officials say they located 24-year-old Nathaniel Sweeney of Titusville, Florida inside the house's basement. Officials say Sweeney had been on the run since April of 2018 after violating conditions of his probation. Police say his o...

Ft Riley Soldier facing charges after Arrest in Arkansas

Jason VinduskaDecember 18, 2018

A 31-year-old Kansas soldier is in custody after authorities say he had been receiving nude photos from a 16-year-old girl and arranged to meet her in Arkansas. Andrew Michael O'Brien of Junction City was arrested early Saturday morning in Mountain Home. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery  said O'Brien is on active military duty stationed at Fort Riley. A sheriff's office report says ...

Shooting at KU Hospital

John AndersonDecember 4, 2018

At least one person is reportedly dead following an overnight shooting at KU Hospital that prompted an "active shooter" warning from the University. The University of Kansas Medical Center and KU Hospital alerted students and staff of an active shooter on campus just before midnight Monday night. The text message warning them of the shooter urged recipients to “Run Hide Fight. Follow instructi...

Night of Christmas Magic

John AndersonNovember 26, 2018

Candy Cane Lane and Holiday Activities & Treats throughout Downtown Abilene Saturday, December 1  3 - 8 p.m.  Attendees are invited to pick up their Candy Cane Lane bags, map and schedule of activities at 418 NW 3rd St (corner of 3rd and Mulberry).   Activities already scheduled include Candy Cane Lane, a window decorating contest, ornament decorating, holiday movies, stories...

Coats for Kids

John AndersonNovember 7, 2018

A big Thank you from KABI “The General” to everyone that donated to Coats for Kids. The General, along with our partner in the project, The Quality of Life Coalition of Dickinson County, raised $4000 in checks, cash and coat donations. Wow! Thank you! Together we have made a difference in a child’s life. The coats will be given to schools in Dickinson County to be distributed to children in ...

Geary County Sheriff arrested

John AndersonOctober 18, 2018

The Geary County Sheriff was arrested Thursday morning following allegations he gave away a gun owned by the county. Kansas Bureau of Investigation special agents took Sheriff Anthony "Tony" Wolf into custody around 9 a.m. He was booked for felony theft and misuse of public funds. He has since been released on bond and is on administrative leave. The agency says he is accused of giving a county-ow...

USS Eisenhower Delegation

John AndersonOctober 12, 2018

The USS Eisenhower Delegation pays a visit to the Generals Wake Up Call Host John Anderson. Pictured are Commanding Officer Capt Kyle Higgins, Command Master Chief Todd Mangin, Public Affairs Officer Rick Chernizter, Lt Blake Harpel and Chief Petty Officer James Long. They are visiting Abilene to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower on his 128th Birthday....

Eisenhower Museum Renovation

John AndersonSeptember 18, 2018

Elsenhower Foundation Executive Director Meredith Sleichter and the Director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Dawn Hammett visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the museum renovation and 75th D-Day Anniversary in June....

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