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Jim’s 66 to Close in Near Future

The last full service gasoline station in Junction City will be closed in the near future. The owner Jim Nixon, …Read More


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Gaston Serving as Geary County Chair for Derek Schmidt Campaign

The grassroots campaign to reelect Derek Schmidt to a second term as Kansas attorney general is organized and working in …Read More


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School Funding Remains a Concern for Geary USD 475 Superintendent

The state of Kansas did increase funding for K-12 education in April, pleasing a state Supreme Court ruling stating that …Read More


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Geary Community Hospital to Recognize Employees for Years of Service

Geary Community Hospital will recognize and honor 42 employees next Tuesday during their 15th annual Employee Recognition Banquet at the Geary …Read More


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Opening Date Set for New Theatre

B & B Gem Theatre officials are planning to open their facility in Junction City the first week of November. …Read More


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Three hospitalized after van rolls avoiding combine

SMITH CENTER- Three people were injured in an accident just after 4 p.m. on Thursday in Smith County. The Kansas …Read More


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Fort Riley to Host Annual Ghost Tours

FORT RILEY, Kan. – The Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley will conduct their annual Ghost Tours event from 4 …Read More


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The Ribbon Has Been Cut on the New Fort Riley Middle School

It took one year, ten months, one day and $39 million to go from ground breaking, to cutting the ribbon …Read More


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School bus driver cited, no longer driving bus after accident

SOLOMON, Kan — A school bus driver involved in an accident in Ottawa County is no longer driving for Solomon …Read More


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Riley County Delegation Traveled to AUSA

A delegation from Riley County including Mayor Butler, Commissioner Jankovich, Riley County Commissioner Boyd and members of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce …Read More


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Geary County Sheriff’s Department Reports Monday – Wednesday

From the Geary County Sheriff’s Department reports this week: –Deputies worked a non-injury accident Monday evening involving Laurie A. Burnette …Read More


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Military Retiree Appreciation Day — Friday

The Military Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort Riley on Friday will give retirees an opportunity to obtain four inoculations, including …Read More


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In Person Advance Voting Beginning in Geary County

Effective Thursday voters can go to the Geary County Clerk’s Office to cast an in-person advance ballot. County Clerk Rebecca …Read More


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USD 475 Superintendent Asking for Community Support for Fort Riley

As the conversation continues concerning troop reductions at Fort Riley Dr. Corbin Witt, Superintendent of Geary USD 475 is asking …Read More


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Band Earns ‘One’ Rating

The Junction City High School Blue Jay Marching Band earned a ‘one’ or superior rating at the Central States Marching …Read More


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First-generation student documentary premieres

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A documentary about first-generation college students from across Kansas is premiering next month. The premiere is …Read More


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Rural Fire Department to Host Open House

The Geary County Rural Fire Department will host an open house at the Pleasant View Fire Station #8 Thursday evening …Read More


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Charges dropped for 1 suspect in fatal fall of former Manhattan woman

PHOENIX (AP) — Charges have been dropped against one of three men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the …Read More


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Manhattan Man not injured following Cattle Truck Accident on I-70 near Abilene

A Manhattan man was not injured but four head of cattle were killed in an early morning tractor trailer accident …Read More


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City Turns Down Business Proposal

The Junction City Commission has turned down the latest proposal from Mechanized Design on the proposed purchase of the former …Read More


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