The American Legion Boys State of Kansas is now taking registrations for its 2022 session.
Geary County Kansas Convention and Visitors Bureau hopes to help more come out of the county in 2022. In the final months of 2021, the CVB reorganized and planned for the new year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended the deadline for agricultural producers who are certified organic, or transitioning to organic, to apply for the Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program.
Junction City officials are planning a trip to meatpacking plants as part of their research on a potential meatpacking plant that Foote Cattle Company is interested in building in the area.
The bridge over Taylor Road, which was on the Kansas Department of Transportation’s radar because of deterioration and overgrowth, is scheduled to be replaced in four years.
Two community members attended the Dec. 27 county commission meeting to voice their opinions on the proposed meatpacking plant that has been a hot issue since people learned about the potential of one going in just west of Junction City.
The C. L. Hoover Opera House completed a feasibility study for renovations for the property the opera house staff recently purchased at 131 W. 7th St.
A community meeting Tuesday with people presenting on a potential meat packing plant in Junction City drew an estimated 200 or more people from the city and surrounding areas.
The Geary County Commission unanimously agreed that the group working on a sports complex for the county should continue forward with planning the project. They discussed the project at their meeting last week when the group asked their blessing in moving forward.
Affordable, energy-efficient, workforce housing isn’t just a slogan. A partnership of five area groups cut the ribbon Saturday on a home in Ogden designed to demonstrate the feasibility and desirability of high-performance designs for low-to-moderate income households.
Chuck Munson, of Junction City, was honored Dec. 1 during the KLA Convention in Wichita for supporting the Kansas Livestock Association for 50 years.
The Kansas State University College of Business Administration recently awarded $7,000 in scholarship money to 24 students who competed in the 2021 Phillips 66 Business Ethics Case Competition.
Konza Prairie Community Health Center was recently awarded grant funding from the Federal Communications Commission to improve healthcare technology and access to care.
Kansas received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to spread awareness for the KansasAgStress.org website and destigmatize mental health in Kansas’ agriculture community.
Last Tuesday, Central National Bank presented a check for $27,448 to the United Way of Junction City/Geary County in support of their 2022 campaign. Central National Bank staff spent the month of October raising funds for United Way.
Two polluted sites in Junction City could become a riverside restaurant, park and retail complex with the help of environmental grants, according to research a local consulting firm presented last week.
The Geary County Extension Council elected its new executive board for 2022 at their annual meeting Nov. 18 at the 4-H/Senior Citizens Center in Junction City.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture began mailing ballots last week for the Farm Service Agency county and urban county committee elections to all eligible agricultural producers and private landowners across the country.
Junction City resident, Dr. Crystal J. Davis of CJD Consulting Solutions, LLC was awarded the 2021 Minority-Owned Business Professional Service Firm Business of the Year.
MANHATTAN — Over the last decade, the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has used funding from the University Engineering Initiative Act to increase its number of engineering graduates to fuel economic growth and business success in Kansas.
Registration is now open for the Kansas Chamber’s 2021 Kansas Women In Business Conference. The WIB is Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka.
An online tool is now available to help ranchers document and estimate payments to cover feed transportation costs caused by drought
Friday, several members of Central National Bank presented a check for $150,000 to Aging Well, Inc. in support of the recently announced Spring Valley campus project. Donated funds are to be used to construct senior living and skilled nursing facilities on the West side of Junction City.
Multiple representatives from local businesses, nonprofits and other groups gathered in Heritage Park for the Junction City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Junction City Expo Sept. 1.
TOPEKA – Kansas’ August total tax revenues were $629.0 million. Those collections are $113.6 million, or 22.0%, more than the estimate. The August total tax collections performed $85.5 million, or 15.7%, better than the same month of last fiscal year.
MANHATTAN — Meritrust Credit Union, headquartered in Wichita, is giving $75,000 over the next three years to support Powercat Financial at Kansas State University.
Topeka – The Kansas Manufacturing Council (KMC) on Tuesday announced the 32 products that made it into the 2021 Coolest Thing Made In Kansas tournament.
MANHATTAN – The Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) Legal Foundation’s Rural Law Practice Grant will pay new attorneys up to $16,500 to open their legal practice in rural Kansas.
Xpress Wellness Urgent Care opened a 3,600 square foot facility, located at 527 W 6th St. This new clinic opened Monday, August 30, 2021 and offers access to urgent care for non-life-threatening conditions for patients of all ages. On-site services offered will include computerized x-ray, la…
State Farm and Safe Kids team up each year to sponsor Bucks for Buckles. This year, Karen Jameson’s State Farm Ageny at 206 E Ash Street, is having an event September 9, with the Junction City Police department, to give away dollars to drivers that have all occupants in the vehicle buckled.
MANHATTAN – Anyone wanting to learn more about all facets of agriculture is encouraged to apply for Kansas Farm Bureau’s Ag Academy. The year-long program focuses on advocacy, leadership and service, education, rural communities and farm families.
TOPEKA – Residential distributed generation (DG) customers served by Evergy Kansas Metro will soon have a new monthly electric rate that does not include a demand charge. This morning, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) issued an order that will move DG customers from a three-part rate …
Junction City celebrated the addition of Twin Valley Communications — a fiber internet company based out of the Clay Center area — to the community last week.