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TRAFFIC STOP IN DICKINSON COUNTY

John AndersonFebruary 6, 2022

A traffic stop in Dickinson County near Abilene has led to a federal lawsuit over $1.2M in seized marijuana profits. The dashboard camera video shows eastbound Interstate 70 traffic whizzing past Dickinson County sheriff’s deputy Kalen Robison’s patrol car, which is parked crosswise in the median about three miles west of Abilene. Robison suddenly pulls out into the left lane, accelerate...

SHOOTING IN AGGIEVILLE

John AndersonFebruary 5, 2022

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred after a man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Manhattan all according to a media release from the KBI. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, three officers from RCPD were working in the police substation in Aggieville when they heard gunshots. The officers immediately responded in th...

911 CENTER MOVED IN

John AndersonFebruary 1, 2022

Dickinson County 911 moved into its renovated emergency communications center in the basement of the courthouse Tuesday, Jan. 25. The process took a little over 10 hours to complete, beginning just after 8 a.m. and finishing around 6:30 p.m., according to 911 Emergency Communications Director Emily Nichols. “Dickinson County Highway Department staff were a huge help moving all of our hea...

MISSING TEEN FOUND

John AndersonJanuary 31, 2022

 A Clay Center teen that went missing Saturday has been found safe. The Clay Center Police Department said Madison Cramer, 13, was found early Tuesday morning. They said a concerned citizen contacted the Riley County Police Department with Madison’s possible location. Clay Center Police said the investigation surrounding the circumstances of her whereabouts remains ongoing.    ...

Dickinson County Death Investigation

John AndersonJanuary 27, 2022

The death of a woman has prompted an investigation by the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office. According to the agency, on Wednesday afternoon, January 26th, deputies responded to a report of a female who was found unresponsive at her residence at 320 2500 Avenue.  Life saving measures were initiated prior to first responder’s arrival.  Dickinson County Emergency Medical Services, Solomon and ...

Double Homicide

John AndersonJanuary 27, 2022

Junction City Police are investigating a double homicide after finding two men dead in the south part of town. JCPD says officers arrived just after 12:30 p.m. to the 600 blk of W Vine St. to find two men dead from gunshot wounds. They say the men, aged 26 and 42, knew each other. The department assures the community that there is no ongoing threat to the community. No further information was rele...

ACCIDENT NEAR SOLOMON

John AndersonJanuary 24, 2022

Four young children and a 36-year-old woman all escaped serious injury after the car they were in left the road and struck a ditch embankment Monday morning. The accident happened about 2.5 miles west of Solomon, Kansas on Old 40 Highway in Saline Co. The Kansas Highway Patrol says around 8:15 a.m., a 2015 Chevy Impala, driven by 36-year-old Jessica Butler of New Cambria, was traveling east when s...

Coronavirus Cases

John AndersonJanuary 24, 2022

The state reported Monday afternoon that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kansas increased by 14,270 to a total of 695,675 .The state reported 17 additional COVID-19 deaths for a total of 7,336....

LISTEN IN ON THE GENERAL

John AndersonJanuary 20, 2022

Every third Thursday Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Dickinson County Elizabeth Weese visits with KABI wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the needs within the County that  the Community Foundation supports....

ABILENE TEACHER GIFTS ESU

John AndersonJanuary 18, 2022

Former Abilene High School teacher gifts $200,000 to Emporia State. A devoted alumnus of Emporia State University has left the university a remarkable gift for student scholarships through the realization of two insurance policies. Robert Chatham, who passed away Aug. 21, 2021, set the stage for his $200,000 gift to the ESU Foundation back in 1993, when he took out two policies - $100,000 to pr...

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