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Hope Ridge Wind Project

John AndersonDecember 15, 2022

Hope Ridge Wind Project  Enel Green Power is developing a 260 MW wind project that will provide sustainable, affordable energy, benefit the local economy, and support grid resiliency for Dickinson County, Kansas residents. The Hope Ridge Wind Project is estimated to provide tens of millions in local tax revenue. According to the Company’s web site, the Developer has asked the Federal Aviatio...

Wreaths Across America

John AndersonDecember 14, 2022

Fort Riley Post Cemetery will be the location for an annual Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday at 11 a.m. Jerri McBride, a coordinator for the event, said this will be the 17th year for the ceremony. It is open to the public and you can lay wreaths following the conclusion. "The ceremony is an opportunity for the community around Fort Riley to take time and remember the fallen, honor thos...

Inside Dickinson County

John AndersonDecember 12, 2022

Abilene Principal and AD at AMS Derek Berns, AMS Boys Wrestler Cael Casteel and AMS Boys Basketball Guard Wyatt Bathhust visit with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about school activities and what it’s like to be participating in their sports....

Herington City Manager Resigns

John AndersonDecember 8, 2022

Herington City Commissioners have accepted the resignation of City Manager Branden Dross.  The commissioners discussed moving forward, first with the hiring of an interim city manager, at their Dec. 6 meeting. Dross submitted his letter of resignation Nov. 26.,...

Suspect Taken Into Custody

John AndersonDecember 7, 2022

On Monday, December 5 at approximately 12:33 AM, the Salina Police Department notified the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office of a stolen black Mercedes GL Coupe traveling eastbound on I-70 at approximately 150mph. The Mercedes, valued at approximately $70,800, had been reported stolen due to it being fraudulently purchased by a subject with false identification in Colorado. A Dickinson County...

Purchased for Hospice

John AndersonDecember 7, 2022

The Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps (MHSVC) recently purchased items for Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County, in Abilene and Herington, through the volunteers’ annual gifting program. Items purchased include an UltraSound Machine, RoHo Cushions, and an Ear Probe Pulse Oximeter. Pictured with the items gifted is some of the staff of Home Health and Hospice of Dickinson County, incl...

Live Nativity

John AndersonDecember 5, 2022

Live nativity at Old Fashioned Christmas at the Dickinson County Historical Society and Museum...

Inside Dickinosn County

John AndersonNovember 22, 2022

Eisenhower Foundation Executive Director Meredith Sleichter visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about giving Tuesday December 29 and Kansas Tax breaks for Foundation donors.nside Dickinson County...

Old Fashioned Christmas

John AndersonNovember 18, 2022

Dickinson County Historical Society Executive Director Austin Anderson and Old Fashioned Christmas Board Chair Cindy Wendel visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the Old Fashioned Christmas event December 3rd and 4th at the Heritage Center....

Abilene Golf Course Sold

John AndersonNovember 16, 2022

Last Thursday, Evan and Annette Wilson sold the Abilene Golf Course property  to Brian Slaughter, who plans on keeping and adding to the course and fitness options.  Slaughter plans to open the golf course in the spring or early summer of 2023, with renovations to the course beginning in the spring. The fitness area will remain open. The business is titled Abilene Golf and Fitness, LLC. Slaughte...

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