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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...


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....


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...

Driver rescued

John AndersonAugust 2, 2019

Driver rescued from flash flooding in Dickinson County Heavy rains resulted one man had to being rescued from his vehicle after it was swept off the road by the water. The site was south of Abilene between Eden and Fair Roads. The person drove through high water across the road and it floated their car off into the ditch. He was sitting on top of it until rescue could get there and get him off....


John AndersonAugust 2, 2019

 Bullfighters Blake Miller and Clint Lott along with Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Publicist Ruth Nicklaus visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about what Bullfighters do and the rodeo in General....

Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

John AndersonAugust 1, 2019

4 time world champion trick roper and two time world champion gun spinner Rider Kiesner visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about his performances at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo. Rodeo gets underway at 7:30 each night. ...

K-State Rodeo Queen

John AndersonJuly 31, 2019

K-State Rodeo Queen Jamie Nemechek visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about her participation in the Central Free Fair Parade and Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo....

CKFF Royalty Announced

Jason VinduskaJuly 30, 2019

The Central Kansas Free Fair Royalty has been announced,following the written application and interview process.This 2019 Central Kansas Free Fair Queen is Jessyka Barten,and 11 year member of the Jolly Jayhawkers 4-H Club. Jessyka is the daughter of Jim and Charlotte Barten of Woodbine. Jessyka will be a freshamn at Kansas Wesleyan, majoring in elementary education. The 2019 Central Kansas Fre...


John AndersonJuly 30, 2019

The U.S. Geological Survey said a 3.1 magnitude earthquake has rattled central Kansas. The quake was reported around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday about 5.6 miles southwest of the town of Solomon. No damage has been reported. Scientists said damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0. The Kansas Geological Survey said two other earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 3 have been reported thi...




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