Special to the Union
MANHATTAN – Kansas State University has launched an online minor in leadership studies designed to offer students a complementary skill set that sets them apart from other professionals in the traditional job market.
Geary Community Hospital is pleased to announce Tracy Geisler as the new Executive Director of the Geary Community Healthcare Foundation. Tracy has previously served as the primary source for rebuilding a 501C3 foundation and comes to us with nearly 30 years of experience including foundatio…
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…
The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce Board met Thursday, when members elected officers to serve during the 2020 year.
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.
Agents from the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) and officers from the Geary County Sheriff’s Department executed tax warrants and seized the assets of Country Floral and Gift — and co-owners Tamra M. Nelson and Hillary B. Shorter — on July 9 at 10 a.m. for nonpayment of retail sales taxe…
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.
Drew De La Fuente and Chance Neace — from Upscale Social LLC — plan to open The Grand Contemporary Art Gallery in early July.
Editor’s note: Mary Snipes is organizing an Awareness for a Safe Community event to be held Saturday, June 1, at Junction City’s Heritage Park at 4 p.m.
It was a project that was several years in the works, but on Tuesday afternoon, Junction City community members gathered at the C.L. Hoover Opera House to hear the clock strike noon for the first time.
Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers spoke to local leaders Wednesday about the importance of expanding Medicaid in Kansas, especially in rural communities like Junction City.
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.
An upgraded website remains a priority for the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Commission, and a new web developer may have been identified.
With June being Dairy Month, Hildebrand Farms Dairy, located at 5210 Rucker Road, received a Dairy Month proclamation presented by the Kansas Department of Agriculture Saturday.
The auditorium of the Geary County Historical Museum echoed with some mild laughter as memories of businesses from the 1950s and 60s were shared among a group of residents Sunday during the monthly Memories at the Museum series.
Burgers and pizza are always a stone’s throw away, but there’s one place in Junction City to find traditional Jamaican dishes such as curry goat, escovich fish, and ackee and saltfish.
The Junction City/Geary County job market doesn’t lack for openings — just people to fill them. ACT, Smithfield Foods, and Footlocker have more than 500 jobs open between them according to Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Dennis Beson.
The Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Thursday night. The dinner is an opportunity for the Chamber to reflect on its accomplishments over the past year and to let its supporters know what it has done throughout the year. It’s also a chance to look forward to what …
Some people find a way to outshine everyone else around them and, in doing so, manage to illuminate and uplift the rest of us rather than making us all look bad by comparison.
The stripmall that houses 304 through 318 E. Chestnut St. is having new life breathed into it. By Feb 1 it will house several different businesses — Steppin’ Out, Next Home, and Money Zone.
A new business has expressed interest in coming to town, though Economic Development Commission officials didn’t say what at the monthly EDC meeting Thursday.
When Bob Cervera took over F & S Electronics back in the 1980s, he was only 30 years old. He surely had high hopes — never envisioning himself going out of business.
Twenty-five years is a long time to spend in one job. Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Connie Hall has been with the CVB since the beginning, when it was just a desk with a typewriter, but she retired as of last Friday. Hall left largely for financial reasons, out of concern…