Abilene

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KNSS News
June 01, 2020 - 6:58 pm
For the second year in a row, Abilene is named as a finalist for USA Today’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Best Historic Small Town contest.
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KNSS News
February 20, 2020 - 8:07 pm
Authorities say a convicted felon was arrested after he tried to use a fake $100 bill to add money to a jailed inmate's account.
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Basketball
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Dave Wilson
December 29, 2019 - 6:42 pm
Grant Sherfield posted 15 points, shooting a perfect 6-for-6, grabbed 11 rebounds for his first double-double and Wichita State beat Abilene Christian 84-66. Sherfield scored 11 points after halftime when he grabbed five rebounds blocked a shot and had three steals. Tyson Etienne added 13 points...
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July 29, 2019 - 9:09 pm
A museum honoring President Dwight Eisenhower in his childhood home in Kansas has reopened after undergoing a massive, yearlong renovation. Visitors got their first glimpse Monday of modernized exhibits in the 25,000-square-foot museum. They feature new graphic panels, display cases, theater...
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Dreamstime
September 03, 2018 - 10:59 pm
A 44-year-old man has been extradited from Pennsylvania to Kansas to stand trial on 178 counts of sexually assaulting a child over a decade. We get more from Phil Morris..... Eric Millsap, who had been living in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, is charged with 152 counts of rape, 24 counts of aggravated...
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August 22, 2018 - 9:27 pm
A traffic stop in northeast Kansas led to the discovery of 68 lbs. of methamphetamine. Dickinson County Sheriff Gareth Hoffman said a county drug unit stopped a truck pulling a U-Haul near Abilene on Monday. A drug dog alerted to the vehicle and a search of the U-Haul found the meth, with a street...
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August 07, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Two organizations have each donated $500,000 to renovation efforts for the Eisenhower Presidential Museum in Kansas. The DeBruce Foundation along with the Walter S. and Evan C. Jones Testamentary Trust have donated to a capital campaign to fund the renovation. Eisenhower Foundation Executive...
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July 12, 2018 - 8:18 pm
A former sheriff's lieutenant was placed on two years of probation for stealing more than $22,000 in cash from the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office. Gregory Swanson, 49, was sentenced for felony theft Wednesday after pleading guilty in April. He also admitted stealing more than $3,400 in money...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
December 26, 2017 - 7:56 pm
Four people are dead after a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in north central Kansas early Tuesday near Abilene. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner says the vehicle went off the roadway and rolled over. The cause of the accident isn't immediately known but snow was causing slick...
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Dreamstime
December 14, 2017 - 6:18 pm
Police say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago. Abilene Police Department assistant chief Jason Wilkins says the Russell Stover Candies sculpture, depicting a sitting teddy bear covered in chocolate, was found...
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