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Munson’s Prime Brookville Hotel

John AndersonMay 4, 2021

Munson’s Prime, LLC steakhouse and The Brookville Hotel II, Inc. family style chicken house to Reopen as Legacy Kansas, LLC Combining two destination and legacy restaurants into one location is the goal of Chuck and Deanna Munson, Munson Angus Farms and Munson’s Prime steakhouse. The Munson family is purchasing the Brookville Hotel in Abilene, Kansas, and will reopen the restaurant as L...

Eisenhower Marathon a Huge Hit!

Jason VinduskaMay 3, 2021

Eisenhower Marathon 2021 a HUGE hit!   The 2021 Eisenhower Marathon came and went on Saturday May 1st BUT not without a surprise Men's Winner and a Dominating performance on the Women's Side. Layton Werth of Quinter won the male side of things in a time of 2:34:48 and had challenged to break the course record in his very 1st Marathon, Werth who had run Cross Country and Track a...


John AndersonApril 28, 2021

A KABI TRADITION CONTINUES AS THE GENERAL AIRS LIVE THE 2021 EISENHOWER MARATHON. After a year’s absence from the Abilene sports scene due to the world pandemic, the 2021 Eisenhower Marathon is back and will run in Abilene on Saturday, May 1st..  The Marathon, a Boston Marathon qualifier is this Saturday May 1st. The new Director of the Marathon Steve Cathey Jr. will visit with KABI Wake Up...

Mr. K’s Farmhouse Sold

John AndersonApril 22, 2021

JRI Hospitality, which operates four restaurant brands throughout the country, has purchased the historic Mr. K’s Farmhouse in Abilene and will take over operations in early June. The purchase is a departure from the company’s four current brands, but with JRI being based in Salina, its leadership welcomed the opportunity to take over operations of the local landmark. Founded in 2011, J...


John AndersonApril 22, 2021

Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect after a standoff on I-70. Just after 4 a.m. Thursday, the Geary County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office with a vehicle pursuit, according to Undersheriff Brian Hornaday. Geary County Sheriff’s Deputies pursued a 2010 Nissan Titan occupied by a white male westbound on Interstate 70 into Dic...

Abilene man to be arraigned

John AndersonApril 14, 2021

An Abilene man is set to be arraigned later this month in Riley County District Court in connection with a 2019 fatal attempted robbery in Manhattan, Arraignment for Jaylon Hitsman is scheduled at 4 p.m. April 29. Hitsman is one of four men charged in the Nov. 1, 2019, shooting death of 24-year-old Tanner Zamecnick during an attempted robbery outside a Manhattan apartment complex. Hitsman is charg...

Memorial Health Systems and Salina Regional Health Center agree to Alliance

KABI StaffApril 6, 2021

The hospitals in Salina and Abilene are entering into an alliance in which Salina Regional Health Center will take over management of both. According to Salina Regional, Memorial Health System (MHS), in Abilene, and Salina Regional Health Center have agreed to enter into a strategic alliance in order to better serve the patients and families of their respective communities in north central Kans...

Abilene man sentenced

John AndersonApril 1, 2021

Abilene man, 21, sentenced in 2019 fatal attempted robbery in Manhattan Riley County District Court judge this week sentenced one of four people for his role in a fatal attempted robbery that occurred in November 2019 in Manhattan, The man 21 year old   Dylan Hitsman of Abilene, was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 24 years in prison on charges of second-degree murder and aggravated battery. Hitsm...

Saint Francis Agrees to Repay Unused Grant funds

Jason VinduskaMarch 30, 2021

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A troubled Kansas foster care management provider has reached an agreement with the state to repay $9.4 million in unspent grant funds. The deal that the Kansas Department for Children and Families announced it had reached Tuesday with St. Francis Ministries comes on the heels of earlier controversies. In January, Nebraska agreed to pay millions more to St....

Vaccine 16 and older

John AndersonMarch 29, 2021

Anyone 16 years old and older can schedule and get their Covid vaccine.  They can register on our website now for appointments. Visit www.dkcoks.org/1199/Covid-vaccination to get your appointment scheduled....




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