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Community Baby Shower

John AndersonAugust 9, 2022

New moms and moms-to-be living in Dickinson County are invited to attend the fourth annual Community Baby Shower, back after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The baby shower is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in Sterl Hall. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. The event is only open to pregnant women and post-partum women who have delivered by June 1 or later. “The goal o...


John AndersonAugust 8, 2022

Dickinson County property owners soon will be receiving a tax notice with information about property tax revenue. The “2022 Notice of Estimated Ad Valorem Taxes” is not a tax bill and should not be paid. The notification will be sent to explain each taxing jurisdiction’s intent or non-intent to exceed their revenue neutral rate by assessing more property taxes than they did the year before. ...


John AndersonAugust 8, 2022

The Geary County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second suspect in connection to the 2021 homicide of Enfinnity Hayes. 20 year old Jonathan Kendrick Franklin,  of Fort Riley, was arrested Sunday j for 1st degree murder and conspiracy to commit 1st degree murder. Franklin has been booked into Geary County Detention Center  on a  $1 million bond. 23 year old  Cameron Lawson was arrested July 1...

Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

John AndersonAugust 5, 2022

Owner of the Broken Spoke Clydesdales act Mark De-Coudres and Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Public Relations person Ruth Nicklaus visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the Clydesdales performance and the all that the Rodeo has to offer....


John AndersonAugust 4, 2022

Trick Riders Dusta Kimzey O’ Connell and Ginger Duke visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about what they do why they do it and their performance at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo....


John AndersonAugust 3, 2022

Pro rodeo Bullfighters Blake Miller and Clint Lott visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about what’s it’s like to be a Bullfighter and why the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo is one their favorites to perform at....

PRCA Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

John AndersonAugust 2, 2022

Pro Rodeo announcer Mike Mathis visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about his love of Rodeos and this years PRCA Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene...

Abilene, Kansas is Rodeo Central.  

John AndersonAugust 1, 2022

FOR THE GOOD TIMES Chapman barrel racer competes in Abilene rodeo for the fun, competition   Abilene, Kan. (August 1, 2022) – This week, Abilene, Kansas is rodeo central.   That’s because over 325 cowboys and cowgirls will descend on the town, for the annual Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo. One cowgirl won’t have far to travel.  Sarah Irvine, from Chapman, will compete in the bar...


John AndersonJuly 30, 2022

There will be special free train rides on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 2. on the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. The excursion railroad will offer free rides on a first-come, first-served basis to passengers who come to the Rock Island Depot at 200 SE 5th in Abilene between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. that day. Trains will be powered by the prize of the railroad's fleet of engines, the century-old Santa Fe 3...


John AndersonJuly 27, 2022

Six-horse Clydesdale hitch to entertain at Abilene Rodeo  Six beautiful equines will be part of the show at the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in Abilene, Kansas. Broken Spoke Clydesdales, Winfield, Kansas, will bring their six-horse Clydesdale hitch pulling a freight wagon to the rodeo August 3-6. Mark DeCoudres, owner of the horses and the hitch, got involved with Clydesdales eleven years ago. It ha...




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