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Due to the recent closure of schools and social distancing recommendations due to the novel coronavirus disease, parents and children are looking for things to do to pass this time of uncertainty.

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“We recognize right now, certainly the senior leadership of Fort Riley and our Army, that we’re in the midst of an unprecedented, dynamic and increasingly stressful, global pandemic,” said Col. Kevin Lambert, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley chief of staff during a virtual town hall meet…

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Members of Quittin’ Time serenaded residents at a local assisted living facility in the hopes of brighting residents’ day. According to member Bob Cervera, the hope is to hold more of these events when the weather is warm enough.

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Despite COVID-19 fears, Kansas’ WIC (Women, Infants, Children) program will continue operating, though it will be available without the physical presence of applicants. WIC, which serves low-income infants, pregnant women and children up to age 5, is a nutrition program provided by the USDA.

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The Geary County Treasurer’s will be implementing the following procedures in order to minimize the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on our community and our staff. Beginning last week, people may have noticed there was limited access to the Geary County Treasurer’s office.

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Seemingly overnight, toilet paper went from a basic bathroom essential to a hot commodity. The shelves in local shops — and across the nation — went empty of toilet paper after more COVID-19 cases were revealed, including one in Kansas. When TP turned scarce, people all over started looking …

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TOPEKA - By statute, the Kansas Department of Revenue's Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control is granted discretionary powers in the interest of public health and welfare. Today, Debbi Beavers, Director of the Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control, sent guidance notices to alcoholic beverage di…

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The American Red Cross held a blood drive inside the municipal building Thursday and Friday with hopes of combating the extreme shortage of whole blood in the nation.

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At this time, according to the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, there are no inmates at the Geary County Jail who are being quarantined or having been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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For the health of both patrons and employees, the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library is closed. Plans at this time are to open back up to the public April 5 and provide at least limited service, depending on conditions. All library programs scheduled during the closure are cancelled. Decisions …

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The Junction City Fire Department (JCFD) is working to manage the current situation and how we respond to the community while being ready to mitigate the COVID-19 Virus issues the world is dealing with.

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A COVID-19 hotline has been put in place through a partnership between Geary Community Hospital and Konza Prairie Community Health Center.

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As of 5 p.m. March 18, 2020 the Junction City 12th Street Community Center and Spin City Roller Rink will be closed until April 1. This action is being taken in accordance to the CDC and Geary County Health Department recommendations. All activities, reservations and programs have been cancelled.

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Cloud County Community College, working to assist local agencies in mitigating the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), continues to monitor the latest information in an effort to support the well-being of students, employees and the community. Effective Monday, March 23, Cloud County Community…

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The Sheriff's Office has implemented a few new operating procedures in response to COVID-19. The Sheriff's Office, in addition to no longer providing finger printing services, will no longer provide VIN inspections at the Treasurer's Office for vehicle registration purposes until further not…

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The Geary County Emergency Management Office in conjunction with the Geary County Health Department held three information sessions Monday afternoon to update residents on the latest COVID-19 information and best practices for prevention or limitation of the pandemic.

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Geary County Emergency Management along with the Geary County Health Department will be hosting three meetings on Monday to bring the business community information and recommendations concerning the Coronavirus and what steps the local authorities are taking. There will be time for those in…

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Friday, the Unified School District 475 extended spring break by one week in light of coronavirus and in order to keep students safe. At a special meeting Friday, USD 475 Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of paying the wages of all employees and not charging leave next week while…

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After the welcome home party held by the Military Affairs Council in 2019 for returning soldiers, MAC Director Craig Bender wanted to hold something similar for military spouses.

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