Geary County Extension Agent Chuck Otte hosted a bagworm identification and control demonstration Thursday evening in the in the backyard at 613 Tamerisk Drive in Junction City.
Unified School District 475 board members have decided not to pursue adding a health clinic to construction plans for the new Junction City High School.
Geary County Sheriff Daniel E. Jackson Jr. held a public meeting Monday night at the Geary County Senior Center to discuss future plans for the department.
The Junction City/Geary County Drug Operations Group conducted a search warrant in the 300 block of North Washington Street early Saturday morning in reference to a methamphetamine manufacturing investigation.
Some cleanup efforts are needed following measures Chapman officials took when the possibility of flooding transpired a few weeks ago.
Fort Riley hosted a Combined Regimental Lineage event Thursday afternoon during Victory Week activities, which many soldiers and community members attended.
Staff at Junction City’s Dorothy Bramlage Public Library hope to add a makerspace program there, and a Kansas State University student has been appointed to lead the charge in establishing one.
Billy Sims Barbecue opened in Junction City Wednesday. The chain that has stores in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Colorado and Michigan saw an impressive turnout for their debut, with the line wrapped around the inside of the building.
The Military Affairs Council hosted a Victory Week luncheon at Riley’s Conference Center at Fort Riley Wednesday afternoon. A buffet style lunch was provided to those in attendance.
Junction City’s annual Juneteenth festival featured plenty of action as locals celebrated the ending of slavery in the U.S., which occurred on June 19, 1865.
Geary County Sheriff Daniel E. Jackson Jr. plans to host a public meeting this month to share his thoughts about the future of the department.
Geary Community Hospital held its first farmer's market of the new season Thursday in the hospital's front parking lot. Visitors browsed plenty of fresh, locally-produced fruits, vegetables, eggs, cheese, jams, jellies, meats, honeys and baked goods. The farmer's market will run through Sept…
The C.L. Hoover Opera House's bell rang 13 times to honor 13 Medal of Honor recipients — including Junction City's Walter D. Ehlers — Thursday. His family was present during the ringing. Pictured sitting are his sister Marjorie Gustin and his nephew Steve Gustin. Steve’s wife, Patty Gustin, …
The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library recently bid farewell to Christa Beemer, who was the head of the library’s Young People’s Department. Beemer was looking to pursue a different career, and while she will be missed, the library is excited to introduce Kelly Liptak as the new head of the dep…
The intersection at Kansas Highway 57 and Highway 77 now has a four-way stop due to an accident. That will be in place for the next 30 days, according to the Kansas Regional Notification System. Drivers are urged to use caution there.
Junction City’s C.L. Hoover Opera House will be participating in a Medal of Honor D-Day recognition event for a recipient from Junction City.
Geary Community Hospital Administrator Dr. Joseph Stratton met with Geary County commissioners Monday to discuss matters at the hospital, where 22 workers were recently laid off.
Unified School District 475's summer lunch program began Monday. The program assists children who are in need of healthy meals during the summer months. Volunteer Phyllis Sanders is shown serving lunch at Junction City's Dorothy Bramlage Public Library. Lunches will be served at Franklin, Wa…
An Awareness for a Safe Community event was held at Junction City's Heritage Park last weekend. Mary Snipes organized the event to raise awareness about the challenges those who have lost loved ones face. Supporters wore orange to honor Snipes' son — Felix Snipes, who died after a shooting a…
Attendees from across Kansas gathered to enjoy and celebrate the art of aviation Saturday in Junction City for the 10th annual National Biplane Fly In at Freeman Field.
Geary County K-State Research and Extension hosted a training session for food judging for those planning to serve as judges in the county or state fair this year. Staff taught attendees about food safety, and how to handle different situations while judging. The training was held Thursday a…
Cloud County Community College’s Geary County Campus will be offering six summer technology workshops. The morning workshops will include topics ranging from computer basics to building a website.
Mary Snipes has been working hard this week in preparation for an event that aims to raise awareness about the challenges those who have lost loved ones face.
With Milford Lake water levels high, and many docks and signs under water there, locals are urged to use caution for any recreational activities.
Those who have no affiliation with the military can often be confused about the meaning of Memorial Day. The purpose of Memorial Day is not to thank a veteran or active duty service member for their service, but to grieve the lives of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defending the fr…
Drew De La Fuente and Chance Neace — from Upscale Social LLC — plan to open The Grand Contemporary Art Gallery in early July.
Unified School District 475 Superintendent Dr. Reginald T. Eggleston spoke about the importance of public education at this month’s Military Affairs Council breakfast.