At the Joint city/county/school district virtual meeting Monday, updates were given about COVID-19 numbers, SPARK funding and the school district’s reopening plan.
Saturday afternoon was rocked with excitement in Junction City as officers from Junction City Police Department, Geary County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol surrounded an apartment home at 124 West Third Street.
Restaurant owners in Geary County were told Friday they can open their businesses on Monday but must adhere to social distancing guidelines. The county decision came on the heals of Gov. Laura Kelly’s Executive Orders 20-28 and 20-29 signed Thursday, which allows a gradual opening of the state.
The executive order by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly temporarily banning utility and internet disconnects is scheduled to expire May 1.
The City of Junction City will hold a public hearing regarding an application to the Kansas Department Health and Environment (KDHE)Water Supply Fund for $15 million in funding for Phase II Water Plant Improvements at the Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Court Building at 701 N. …
According to City Manager Allen Dinkel, the City of Junction City will abide by the orders of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly concerning utility and internet disconnects.
A Geary County Sheriff's Office vehicle directs traffic around the Junction City Police Department Tuesday morning. Reports are of a suicide on the grounds and the Kansas Bureau of Investigations are helping with the investigation. More as information becomes available.
Last Friday, Kansas Secretary of Commerce, David Toland, visited Junction City after an invitation from Geary County Economic Development Directory Mickey Fornaro-Dean and Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council Director Craig Bender.
The Geary County Commission was asked in December, by the Junction City Area Chamber of Commerce, to add a combined total of $28,000 to the budgets of the Economic Development Commission and the Military Affairs Council.
John Lamb joins the Junction City Police Department as its new Chief of Police after many years of experience with the sheriff’s department in Jacksonville, Florida.
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…
Junction City Fire Department officials are aiming to secure approval to accept a land donation that will allow for the construction of a training facility.
Feedback gathered by the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization shows that temporary improvements made at a busy Junction City intersection yielded positive results.
Some cleanup efforts are needed following measures Chapman officials took when the possibility of flooding transpired a few weeks ago.
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.
Junction City commissioners gave their approval for the final plat of the Jay Corner addition — where the new Junction City High School will be built — to be developed during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Lt. Gov. Lynn Rogers spoke to local leaders Wednesday about the importance of expanding Medicaid in Kansas, especially in rural communities like Junction City.
Geary County commissioners granted approval for the Community Corrections office to acquire grant funding during Monday’s meeting.
Residents who habitually violate Junction City’s prohibited animal ordinance will see increased penalties beginning May 1.
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.
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.
The Junction City Housing Authority will be able to save some money to use on renovation projects following Tuesday night’s city commissioners meeting.
Special use permit requests for a new tattoo studio to be established — and for another to be relocated — in Junction City were approved by city commissioners this week.
Meals on Wheels provides lunch on a daily basis for about 60 to 70 area senior citizens, but this service may be in jeopardy under the proposed federal budget.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that would scale back the government’s role in helping people afford coverage and likely leave more Americans uninsured.
The State Supreme Court fired the latest shot in Kansas’ war over school funding Thursday, when judges again ruled current funding unconstitutional.
Unified School District 475 has its proverbial ear to the ground, waiting to see what the newly-elected legislature will do about school funding. One of the only certainties right now is that there will be a new funding formula in the next fiscal year. No one knows yet what it will be.
Retired County Commissioner Florence Whitebread is presented with a gift by Geary County Treasurer Kathy Tremont during a reception in Whitebread's honor at the Geary County Historical Society Friday afternoon. Whitebread and Tremont have both served in their respective positions since the 1…
Several senators and representatives attended the legislative luncheon at the C.L. Hoover Opera House Thursday, where they discussed matters such as school funding and KPERS.
The Flint Hills Regional Council took another step forward Wednesday in its attempt to update the Fort Riley Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), which was last completed in 2005.
All Geary County offices will be closed Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The only exception will be the Transfer Station, which will be open for regular hours Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. Regular hours for all offices will resume Nov. 28.