National Weather Service Forecast

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According to the National Weather Service of Topeka, patchy dense fog may form early this morning, especially in low-lying areas, and near rivers and lakes. In the patches of dense fog visibilities may be reduced under one quarter mile and down to a few hundred feet. Motorist are urged to use caution and lower driving […]

Geary County Commission To Consider 2016 budget.

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The proposed 2016 Geary County budget includes an increase in the tax levy of 6.651 mills. The public hearing on the proposed budget is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Geary County Office Building, with the County Commission scheduled to consider final approval of the spending plan after the hearing. The governing body will […]

Improvements on Spring Valley Road to Begin Monday

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Beginning Monday ( Aug. 31 ) KDOT said work will begin on Spring Valley Road on the south side of the K-18 / Spring Valley Road intersection. Planned work will occur between K-18 and Wildcat Lane. ¬†Construction will include intersection improvements including the addition of a right turn lane and a traffic light. This site […]

Reserve Unit Participated in Combined Arms Breach Operation During CSTX 2015 at Fort McCoy


As part of a training exercise two U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division, 16th Infantry Regiment, Fort Riley rush a “wounded” Soldier from the unit to their M113 Armored Personnel Carrier. The reserve Soldiers recently participated in the Combined Arms Breach during the Combat Support Training Exercise 86-15-03 on Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. […]

United Way to Begin Annual Fundraising Campaign

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The 2015 Junction City – Geary County United Way fundraising campaign will kick off next Friday, Sept. 4 at the Junction City Blue Jay season opening football game with Highland Park at Al Simpler Stadium. Aileen Cray, United Way Executive Director, said officials from the organization will be at the game, and will have a […]

Sheriff’s Department Works Accident

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The Geary County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to I-70 approximately four miles east of Junction City on Friday for a single vehicle non-injury accident. A Ford Explorer driven by Jason Nolan, Abilene, was traveling east on Interstate 70 when the vehicle tire blew out causing him to lose control and roll the vehicle. Nolan had minor […]

Warm Weather Weekend Ahead

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According to the National Weather Service of Topeka, ,after some cloud cover this morning skies should clear from west to east across the area this afternoon. Light northeast winds will keep high temperatures around 80 degrees in most areas. Look for a warming trend next week as high temperatures warm into the mid to upper […]

Fire Leaves Family Homeless


A fire Friday afternoon at 948 Grant Avenue Lot 85 left one family homeless. On one was injured, but the mobile home belonging to the five-member Chad McBride family could no longer be occuppied. That information was provided by the Junction City Fire Department. Battalion Chief Rick Rook stated the cause of the fire was […]