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It’s All About You was the topic of Dr. Ferrell Miller’s presentation at the January 25 Celebration of Optimism meeting at the Hampton Inn in Junction City. Ferrell used the three parts of the accordion the keyboard, bellows and bass buttons to demonstrate that “music on the accordion cannot…

Interested members of the public are invited to join the Juneteenth Team as we prepare for Junction City's celebration on June 17, 2023. Come to a brainstorming and planning meeting at the 12th Street Community Center (1002 W. 12 St., Junction City) on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 5:30 p.m.…

A Riley County judge on Friday found probable cause to move forward in the case involving a Fort Riley soldier accused of murdering a fellow soldier in Aggieville.

On Jan. 18, Bridget Vonspreckelsen and Kayla Ragan, Co-Directors of the Momentum Volleyball program in Junction City were guest speakers at the JC Breakfast Optimist Club’s Gathering of Optimism. Bridget is originally from Nebraska and played volleyball at the University of Alabama. Kayla is…

The JC Breakfast Optimist Club’s “Making A Difference For Youth” Award recognizes a Geary County resident who has been a volunteer, had a positive influence on youth and reflects the character represented in “The Optimist Creed.” Some of those ideals are but are not limited to being respectf…

The Flint Hills Regional Council (FHRC) has launched a project to produce a 5-year sustainability plan to expand the organization and more efficiently achieve its mission to increase the quality of life in the Flint Hills. The process includes a stakeholder survey to understand the perspecti…

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University and NetWork Kansas are partnering to create a statewide network of committed, creative partners to advance community vitality, increase small business start-ups, expand existing businesses and increase direct investment attracted to all 105 counties in the state.

The USD 475 Board of Education’s construction manager at risk position for its six year plan is expiring next school year at the end of this summer and the board may seek to select a new one.

Sundown Salute, normally a Fourth of July celebration taking place in Junction City, has moved to Labor Day of this year and will take place in Milford, according to minutes from the Milford City Council from October 2022.

The year 2022 weather can best be summarized as being warmer and drier than normal. Ten our twelve months of the year had above normal temperatures and eight out of twelve had below normal precipitation.

The Jan. 4-H meeting was held on Jan. 9th at 7:00pm. The meeting started off with a funny joke told by Lily Kvacik. The joke was what do you call a fake noodle? An impasta!

The guest speaker at the Jan. 11 “Gathering of Optimism” meeting was Deb Yocum, Vice President of Strategic Direction for Stormont Vail Hospitals. Deb stated that she is a “trained CPA who began work 36 years ago as the Vice President of Clinic Operations, but soon became involved in working…

MANHATTAN — Caterina Scoglio, professor in the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Kansas State University, has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture – Research Education and Economics grant to study long-distance dispersal and disease spread of six model ho…

SALINA — Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is making it possible for more students and their families to access education. The campus is now offering a new renewable scholarship to make affordable degrees available, beginning in fall 2023.x

For the second consecutive month, and only the second time in 2022, the area recorded below normal temperatures. Unfortunately we also returned to the below average precipitation that has plagued the region for most of 2022.

With a rising cost of living and inflation across the United States has come — for Geary County employees, at least — an increased wage.

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