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Community Foundation

John AndersonMay 19, 2022

Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Dickinson County Elizabeth Weese visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about Foundation projects and the positive difference that Foundation donors are making in their communities....

Courthouse open house

John AndersonMay 17, 2022

 Courthouse open house set for Saturday, June 11 An open house officially unveiling the newly renovated Dickinson County Courthouse has been scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 11. The public is invited to come in and take a self-guided tour of the facility. Staff, including department heads and elected officials, will be on hand to answer questions. The open house will not include...

Mental Health Awareness

John AndersonMay 15, 2022

KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson visits with RN Amanda Fitzgerald who works at Memorial Hospital as the Director of the Senior Life Solutions Program. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Amanda Visited about the program and the mental health issues facing senior citizens  ...

Delay Ellsworth Elementary Principal

John AndersonMay 12, 2022

The USD 327 Board of Education has named Chris Delay as the Ellsworth Elementary School principal for the 2022-2023 school year. Delay is currently a Language Arts Teacher in the Solomon School District. Delay is a graduate of Abilene High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in education and master's degree in curriculum and instruction, building leadership licensure from Emporia State Univers...


John AndersonMay 11, 2022

Stay weather aware during severe storm season Dickinson County was ‘in the bullseye’ on April 29   By Kathy Hageman/Dickinson County Public Information coordinator   Until last week, Dickinson County had not had significant precipitation for months, leading to untold numbers of wildfires and numerous burn bans. But that curse turned out to be a blessing when the lack of moi...

Mental Health Awareness month

John AndersonMay 10, 2022

Photo by Kathy Hageman/Dickinson County Public Information coordinator Dickinson County Commissioners, from left, Craig Chamberlin, Lynn Peterson and Ron Roller, proclaimed May as Mental Health Awareness Month during their May 5 meeting. Taylor Haws, right, accepts the proclamation.   Commission declares May as Mental Health Awareness month Taylor Haws, community-based services coord...


John AndersonMay 3, 2022

A WEEKEND FULL OF EVENTS IN ABILENE   Abilene will be bustling with activity the weekend of May 13 and 14 with events that will appeal to everyone. The weekend offers live music, a free car show, food trucks, bouncy houses for the kids, and shopping vintage and upcycled items. The weekend fun starts Friday night, May 13, at the Dickinson County Heritage Center with a live concert featuri...


John AndersonMay 2, 2022

Wake Up Call Host John Anderson visits with Eisenhower Elementary Principal Ethan Gruen about the After School String Program. Student Sebastian Ross plays a song on his Violin as his proud mom Kelsie shows her support....

Symphony at Sunset

John AndersonMay 1, 2022

Symphony at Sunset returns in 2022 Commemorate D-Day on June 4th at the annual Symphony at Sunset concert on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The Salina Symphony, joined by the 1st Infantry Division Band, will present a concert of patriotic favorites and World War II era classics featuring vocalist Janie Brokenicky.  Activities and food vendors begin at 4 p.m. followed by an...

Herrman Selected to Lead Abilene Cowgirls Basketball

Jason VinduskaApril 28, 2022

Abilene native to lead the Abilene Cowgirl Basketball Program, it was announced today the former Cowboy Stand-out Shawn Herrman was chosen as the next Abilene Cowgirls Basketball Coach, Hermann replaces Mike Liby who was in charge of the program for the last 3 seasons. Herrman is the all-time leader in points scored 1542 at Abilene Highschool setting the mark in 2002. ...




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