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Fourth of July Activities

John AndersonJune 26, 2023

Fourth of July Activities PARKS AND RECREATION   The annual fireworks display has a NEW location! We are excited to announce an improved fireworks display, set to music, to be shot off outside of the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo arena! Spectators can enjoy the show from the viewing area highlighted in green, which includes the west grandstand bleachers and the horse barn area extending t...

Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo

John AndersonJune 26, 2023

KNOW THE ROPES Abilene rodeo adds women’s event to competition lineup Abilene, Kan. (June 26, 2023) – A new rodeo event will make its debut in Abilene for the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo in August. Women’s breakaway roping will be held during the rodeo August 1-4. The breakaway roping is a modified version of the tie-down roping. In the breakaway, the cowgirl is on horseback in the box...

Burglary Suspect

John AndersonJune 21, 2023

On May 19 a residential burglary was reported in the 3600 Block of Deer Road in Dickinson County, Kansas. The victim reported over $3,000 worth of property was stolen during the burglary. The investigation led to a search warrant being obtained for a residence in Salina, Kansas which was executed on May 25 with assistance from the Salina Police Department. Some of the property reported stolen from...

Baby Shower

John AndersonJune 21, 2023

Maternal Child Health and Immunization Coordinator with the Dickinson County Department of Health Danielle Robertson visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the upcoming Baby Shower....

Inside Dickinson County

John AndersonJune 15, 2023

Community Foundation of Dickinson County Elizabeth Weese visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the new Community Partnership Guide and a $30,000 donation from the sale of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Solomon....

Drug Court

John AndersonJune 14, 2023

Dickinson County Administrator Janelle Dockendorf and 8th Judicial Community Intensive Supervision Officer Jamie Womochil visited with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about Drug Court and how it’s working with felons in Dickinson County....

Ted Power Hall of Fame

John AndersonJune 12, 2023

The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame announces 2023 class and among the class is an Abilene native. Kansas State baseball player and 13-year MLB veteran Ted Power, from Abilene. The induction ceremony will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Kansas Star Casino. The 12-member class raises the number of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame inductees to 329. The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame is located at the Wichita Boat...

Heartland Virus Disease

John AndersonJune 9, 2023

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Crawford County Health Department have identified Heartland Virus Disease (Heartland), a rare tickborne illness, in a Crawford County resident. Healthcare providers diagnosed the resident in late May 2023 after testing coordinated through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The KDHE said this is the first case of Heartlan...

Inside Dickinson County

John AndersonJune 7, 2023

Dickinson County Administrator Janelle Dockendorf, Herington Fire Chief Andrew Avantagiato and Herington City Manager Thatcher Moddie visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about Sales tax question to be on the November ballot to improve emergency communications and the economic well-being of Herington....

Emerging Scholars Symposium

John AndersonJune 6, 2023

Director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Dawn Hammatt visits with KABI Wake Up Call Host John Anderson about the third annual emerging scholars symposium this week....




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