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Ride The Train

John AndersonSeptember 26, 2022

   Railroad fans who enjoy steam engines have one last opportunity this weekend to ride in a train powered by Abilene’s Santa Fe 3415 locomotive before it is taken out of service for required maintenance.  Officials of the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad announced today that the 103-year-old engine will undergo a special overhaul mandated by the Federal Railroad Administration every 15 year...

Drive Thru Flu Clinic

John AndersonSeptember 22, 2022

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Abilene Woman Among the 28

John AndersonSeptember 22, 2022

An Abilene woman is among the 28 freshmen named to K-State’s prestigious business scholars’ program K-State has named 28 incoming freshmen to its prestigious business scholars’ program. Kansas State University says on Thursday that its College of Business Administration has chosen its third cohort of the Menard Family Scholars Program which provides premier business leadership experience ...

FAITH&BLUE

John AndersonSeptember 21, 2022

Dickinson County Sheriffs Deputy Brandon Depew visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about Faith and Blue October 8 in Eisenhower Park 5-9 pm. A time to have fun and build relationships with neighbors and Law Enforcement....

Three People Killed

John AndersonSeptember 21, 2022

Three people were killed Tuesday afternoon when a semi crashed into a pickup truck in Dickinson County, just south of Abilene. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, just after 3:30 p.m., a 2006 Dodge Dakota and a semi-truck were travelling southbound on K15 at 1500 Ave. The pickup truck attempted to make a U-turn at 1500 Ave when it was hit by the semi-truck. The pickup truck entered the east di...

Pedestrian Killed

John AndersonSeptember 20, 2022

  - The man who died in a fatal school bus collision in Clay Center on Tuesday morning has been identified. The Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log indicates that Harold R. Mugler, 69, of Clay Center, was pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal school bus accident. Clay County Schools USD 379 says on Tuesday morning, Sept. 20, a school bus was involved in an accident with a pedestrian in Clay...

New Election Equipment

John AndersonSeptember 19, 2022

  Dickinson County Clerk/Election Office staff were delighted Wednesday morning, Sept. 14 when new election equipment was delivered, including a vote counting machine and voting machines for use at the polls. The equipment replaces 20-year-old machines which were outdated and no longer tech supported. The new equipment will be in place during the Nov. 8 General Election. Here, one of the t...

Lunch & Learn

John AndersonSeptember 19, 2022

A program examining President Dwight Eisenhower’s leadership during the cold war is planned for this week.  The public is invited to attend the September Lunch & Learn at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene on Thursday. The program will be held in the library building auditorium and will begin promptly at noon. Guests are encouraged to arrive by 11:45 a.m. A light box-...

Inside Dickinson County

John AndersonSeptember 16, 2022

Impact Sports & Fitness Director RaeLyn Racy and Memorial Health System Director of Development and Marketing Haley Jones visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the 12th Annual Impact the Cure event to coincide with 100th Birthday of the HospitalInside Dickin....

4-H PHOTOGRAPHY JUDGING

John AndersonSeptember 14, 2022

RESULTS OF THE 2022 KANSAS STATE FAIR 4-H PHOTOGRAPHY JUDGING CONTEST On Sunday, September 11th, the 2022 Kansas State Fair 4-H Photography Judging Contest was held at the State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.  Chisholm Trail District - Dickinson County 4-H had teams entered in the senior and intermediate divisions.  The senior team rose to the top and placed 2nd in an extremely competitive c...

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