Members of the Geary Community Hospital Auxiliary gathered for a celebration at the auxiliary’s annual spring volunteer appreciation luncheon on April 17. During the luncheon, members recognized their collective 9,493 hours of service in 2018.
Geary County commissioners granted approval for the Community Corrections office to acquire grant funding during Monday’s meeting.
Irwin Army Community Hospital will host a health fair for military retirees April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon to provide on-site screening services and wellness information. Multiple clinical sections are designing services, exhibits or demonstrations exclusively for the retiree community.
Residents who habitually violate Junction City’s prohibited animal ordinance will see increased penalties beginning May 1.
Unified School District 475 officials hosted an event Thursday morning that allowed community members to meet newly-appointed Superintendent Dr. Reginald Eggleston.
The Geary County Public Works Department plans to close Liberty Hall Road between Taylor Road and Gfeller Road on Monday, April 22, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., depending on the weather.
Grandview Plaza City Council members voted in favor of moving forward with a city-wide sewer project during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Unified School District 475 facilities were locked down briefly Thursday after law enforcement officers searched an area near Junction City High School.
The licensing process for general contractors in Junction City has not been followed by many in recent years, according to city officials, who discussed efforts to address the issue Tuesday night.
Junction City commissioners recognized Sheridan Elementary School's Ashley Picazo during Tuesday night's meeting. Picazo won the state's Arbor Day poster contest, and her poster was on display for commissioners. Junction City Public Works Director Ray Ibarra said it was the first time the de…
An Ohio man who was arrested in Kansas on his way to buy marijuana in Colorado was sentenced Tuesday to 12 months and one day in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Stephan McAllister said.
The 100th annual Dinner of the Officers of the First Division will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Junction City April 27.
Junction City High School’s junior class impressed their fellow students by throwing an enchanted forest-themed prom Saturday at the Courtyard by Mariott.
The ASTRA (After School Theatre Repertory Actors Youth) program will be featured in the production of “Seussical Jr.” — a musical based on the children’s stories of Dr. Seuss — on April 23 at 7 p.m. at Junction City’s C.L. Hoover Opera House.
Military children experience more goodbyes than most. Their lives are constantly changing as they move from place to place, always making new friends and new memories. Month of the Military Child serves as a reminder of what these young people do on a daily basis. To start the month, Child a…
Susan Moyer, a Junction City native and the long-time director of the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library, discussed the library’s need for additional space at this month’s National Association of Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meeting.
Months of hard work and anticipation finally paid off for Vanessa Gray and the Junction City/Geary County Animal Shelter with the recent award of a grant for the organization.
Unified School District 475 board members have approved an agreement with the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (ATA Bus) to provide transportation services to students.
Unified School District 475 announced that Courtney Eichhorn has accepted the position of assistant special education director. Eichhorn will begin on July 1, after current Assistant Director Dr. Kathryn Beougher leaves the district for retirement.
The Junction City Rotary Club held a dedication ceremony for the reproduction of some historic plaques Tuesday at Junction City’s Heritage Park.
Konza Prairie Community Health Clinic CEO Lee Wolf discussed the idea of adding a health clinic to the new Junction City High School during this week’s Unified School District 475 meeting.
Many creative pieces of art were on display at Cloud County Community College’s Geary County campus last week during the school’s fourth annual art show.
Geary County commissioners approved an agreement with Acorns Resort during Monday’s meeting. The agreement grants the resort a temporary special events permit for the sale and consumption of alcohol during its upcoming concert series.
Three Junction City Transportation employees were recognized for their past military service with Quilts of Valor Friday.
Members of the Geary County Children’s Choir are getting close to making their goal of raising $25,000 so that 22 choir members, seven chaperones and two directors can travel to St. Louis, Missouri, from May 30–June 2 for a performance tour.
The Junction City Little Theater is set to present “South Pacific” this weekend. Planning for the play has been in the works for more than a year, Director Hal Keller said, and auditions for it started a couple months ago.
The Society of the 1st Infantry Division is offering $10,000 scholarships to children of current and former Big Red One Soldiers. Named after Lt. Gen. Clarence R. Huebner, the division’s World War II commanding general, the society awards the scholarships based on the applicant’s scholastic …
Four Cloud County Community College students — including two from the Geary County campus — were among 61 community college scholars named to the 2019 Kansas All-State Academic Team. The students were recognized at the 24th annual Phi Theta Kappa Kansas All-State Academic Team Luncheon March…
Unified School District 475 hosted its annual district art show last weekend at Junction City's C.L. Hoover Opera House. Junction City High School freshman Illyana McMillan is pictured with one of her pieces that was on display at the show. McMillan said she made the dirty-pour piece in her …
Quality Play for All held a ribbon cutting Saturday to debut new playground equipment at Junction City’s Fifth Street Park, completing phase one of the organization’s project. It was a rainy day, but kids came out in large numbers to get their first taste of the new options the park has to offer.
Cloud County Community College hosted an open house at the Geary County campus on Friday afternoon. Kim Wagner, coordinator of Student Retention and Academic Support at the Geary County campus, talked about what is in store for prospective students.
Almost five years ago, John Kollhoff’s grandmother was one of the first customers at Junction City’s Kollhoff Pharmacy. And Wednesday morning, staff there celebrated recent improvements and developments that have occurred at the family business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Junction City residents have probably noticed crews and volunteers installing new playground equipment at Fifth Street Park over the past several months.
The board of directors of the Geary Community Healthcare Foundation held a reception to honor and thank retiring Executive Director Jolana Montgomery-Matney for her 23 years of service Tuesday night at the Courtyard by Marriott’s Geary County Convention Center.
Three people died in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning on Interstate 70 near the Kansas Highway 177 junction, about nine miles south of Manhattan.
Unified School District 475 has received a $11,440 Pathways to a Healthy Kansas Implementation Grant to purchase kits to convert at least one water cooler in each school in the Geary County school district and St. Xavier to a water bottle filling station.
A 1st Infantry Division veteran will be honored Thursday at Fort Riley with the Distinguished Service Cross, upgrading his previous Silver Star award.
Konza Prairie Community Health and Dental Center has added a provider to the school-based health center at Junction City High School, which has allowed for expansion of services there.