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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) releases data and resources to support local communities and organizations as part of Suicide Prevention Month. Governor Laura Kelly signed a proclamation designating September as Suicide Prevention Month in the State of Kansas.…

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Geary County Commissioners held a work meeting on the afternoon of Sept. 13 concerning the construction of the proposed Emergency Operation Center (EOC) in the commission building basement at 200 East 8th Street.

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The Geary County Public Buildings Commission read a prepared statement at last week’s county commission meeting on Tuesday expressing concern that county commissioners were trying to stall progress on the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) that is slated to be built in the basement of the Gea…

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City commissioners decided to sell the Spin City building at 915 S Washington Street at their commission meeting on Tuesday.

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TOPEKA – Classrooms are filling up at the eight Kansas Department of Corrections adult facilities. The department currently has 325 residents enrolled in college and career classes, including CTE (Career Technical Education) programs and associate and four-year degrees.

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TOPEKA –Today Governor Laura Kelly announced Soldiers and Airmen from the Kansas National Guard will be deployed to Louisiana to provide support in and around areas affected by Hurricane Ida. The Guardsmen are deploying as part of an Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a multistate agre…

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The City of Junction City is proud to announce the starting of the 2021 Street Maintenance Program. This year’s program will be spending $1,379,498.00 to repair City streets making the 2021 program the largest amount of monies spent on the City’s street maintenance program.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to remove the state of Louisiana. The countries of French Polynesia, Georgia and Guadeloupe have been added and the countries of Fiji and Isle of Man have been removed.

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TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly urged Kansas nurses to renew their licensing requirements before the Saturday, August 28, 2021 deadline. The Kansas State Board of Nursing announced the notice for Kansas Nurses, and employers of Kansas Nurses, who were working under the professional licensing w…

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) announces that its Vital Statistics Office lobby will close to walk-in services due to COVID-19 effective Monday, Aug. 16. Those needing vital records can visit the KDHE website at www.kdheks.gov/vital to order via online, phone…

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TOPEKA – In an effort to simplify service delivery for families across the state, Kansas Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced the state’s child support services program (IV-D) has chosen to reduce the number of vendors from four to two and eliminate the…

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The Geary County Board of Commissioners had fielded concerns regarding the Geary County Register of Deeds’ notice of her office closing two days’ a week. After much discussion, Diane Briestensky, Geary County Register of Deeds, advised she and the Commission have reached a compromise. The Re…

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County Commission Chair Trish Giordano spoke up Monday about the choice to hire a financial officer to help oversee the county’s finances, saying she had received pushback from department heads.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) has released the 2020 Kansas Crime Index Report. The report compiles crime statistics reported to the KBI by state and local law enforcement agencies throughout Kansas.

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TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced Kansas’ July tax receipts. In total, Kansas’ State General Fund saw its total tax receipts for July perform $60.0 million, or 11.0%, better than the estimate with $602.6 million collected. Comparing this July’s total tax receipts to the previous…

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Krystle Koch of Fort Riley has thrown her name in the ring for a position on the USD 475 Board of Education.

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The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host the U.S. Army Forces Command Best Warrior Competition for the first time August 2-5. This multi-event gauntlet will test 25 Soldiers from all over the world.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Corporation Commission approved Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s request to participate in three dockets investigating unusually high natural gas prices during the February winter weather event and how gas utilities plan to recoup the charges. The three dockets involve co…

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An announcement may take place about a positive economic development move for Junction City within the next few weeks, according to Economic Development Commission Director Mickey Fornaro-Dean.

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The Montgomery Building on Sixth Street had been cleared for the Geary County Conventions and Visitors Bureau to move back into.

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