Fort Riley holiday tree lighting ceremony set for December 5
The City Commission held a brief meeting Tuesday evening, where members unanimously voted to keep a one percent sales tax in place.
While it’s not aways strictly required by state law, restaurant owners and workers sometimes find themselves in need of continued education on food safety and handling practices.
The Unified School District 475 Board of Education has been looking at the future of the current Junction City High School building.
Test scores and graduation rates are of utmost importance to schools, including Junction City High School.
The weather outside is frightful and, while there may be a few warm days left, it may be assumed that the chill in the air is here to stay for a while.
Every year, the entire community is invited to gather together under the roof of the First Presbyterian Church for the annual free Thanksgiving dinner.
This year, there were several special guests of honor at Milford Elementary School’s annual Friendship Meal — soldiers and veterans.
On Nov. 11 Junction City Fire Department in partnership with Fort Riley, Abilene and Geary County Fire Departments utilized a donated house on McFarland Road for training. The day ended with the burning of the home while crews controlled the perimeter to prevent the spread of the fire outsid…
The Geary County Commission heard from several Kansas legislators during its weekly meeting Monday, including Lonnie Clark (R-Junction City).
Construction will begin today on a pedestrian/bicycle pathway for W. Eighth Street and Eisenhower Drive. KDOT has awarded the project to Junction City.
During the holiday season, there’s a lot of joy to go around. But the less fortunate may be overlooked and, when this happens, it may often seem as though the very young and the very old suffer the most.
This week, construction crews have begun to prepare to shift traffic to the southbound lane of Henry Drive between the railroad bridge to the Kansas River bridge. Traffic will continue to be restricted to one lane through the work zone, controlled by a traffic signal. Reconstruction of the n…
This is the final installment in a series of USD 475 emloyees’ total compensation that were released earlier this year. This information was released by the district in response to a public records request.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly recently appointed four people to the State Library of Kansas Board, including Dorothy Bramlage Public Library Director Susan Moyer, according to an announcement made Wednesday.
“There’s no greater purpose in life than to serve a cause larger than oneself,” said Sheriff Daniel Jackson, retired U.S. Marine Corps master gunnery sergeant. “That is what every veteran has done. In the defense of America, every veteran signed the dotted line and agreed to give all — up to…
Soldiers may be soldiers for life, but they may not stay in the military for their entire careers. Many veterans find themselves in need of work after transitioning to civilian life and some of those have found themselves working as educators in Unified School District 475 buildings.
Junction City man Fontelle Jolly recently entered a plea of no contest in charges of voluntary manslaughter and aggravated battery. He was found guilty of both by the Geary County District Court and is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 30.
Naturalist and award-winning author Mark Warren will host a program at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Milford Nature Center on the art of stalking wildlife.
The tears of joy flowed freely early Tuesday morning during a redeployment ceremony for the First Combat Aviation Brigade.
The Junction City Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol teamed up Friday afternoon to foil a kidnapping after a child was stolen from Junction City.
Trick-or-treaters defied the cold Halloween night. Many of them came out to the annual Harvest Block Party for candy, games, and other treats.
Saturday was a day of celebration and relaxation for returning soldiers, their families, and the community members who gathered in Fifth Street Park to support them.
Soldier Austin Terminel signed up for the the Flint Hills Home Away from Home program two years ago and was paired with Krista Blaisdell and her husband, Travis.
People had a chance to hear about the state of the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday evening during the Chamber’s annual meeting.
Spring Valley Elementary School collectively walked a mile in its own shoes Friday afternoon during the Bramlage Family Walk a Mile event.
er, their families, and community members gathered together Saturday for the sixth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Celebration. The event is a celebration, though it covers a deadly serious topic.
Two wrecks took place Friday on I-70 in Geary County, at least one of which was rain-related. Though there were injuries associated with each wreck and resulted in individuals being transported from the scene of each wreck, none of the injuries were listed as severe.