Geary County

JCFD crews kept busy over the weekend, Monday morning

Emergency crews were busy in Junction City Monday morning and over the weekend, according to a press release from the Junction City Fire Department. Monday morning just after 6:32 a.m., the JCFD responded to 1310 Overbrook Dr. Upon arrival crews found a wood frame bi level with nothing showing. The occupant had extinguished the fire upon arrival [...]

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By | 2018-04-23T11:06:43-05:00 April 23rd, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on JCFD crews kept busy over the weekend, Monday morning

Junction City woman whose boyfriend overdosed sentenced

SALINA — A Junction City woman whose boyfriend died of a drug overdose has been sentenced for drug distribution. The Salina Journal reports 27-year-old Racheal Moody was sentenced Monday to nearly two years in prison. Prosecutors say she supplied the methadone that her boyfriend, 27-year-old Christopher Allen, overdosed on in October 2015. She was sentenced [...]

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By | 2018-04-12T10:12:43-05:00 April 12th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Junction City woman whose boyfriend overdosed sentenced

BREAKING: Damaged bridge in Geary County disrupts traffic on I-70

A damaged bridge has stifled traffic on I-70 near milemarker 303 in Geary County Tuesday afternoon, according to social media reports from the Kansas Highway Patrol. Eastbound traffic has been diverted to K-18. Westbound traffic has not been effected. The Kansas Department of Transportation tweeted the bridge is “structurally sound” and that the damage will [...]

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By | 2018-04-10T16:38:14-05:00 April 10th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on BREAKING: Damaged bridge in Geary County disrupts traffic on I-70

RCPD Daily Activity 4/09/18

Tommie Baggett, 18, of Manhattan was arrested while in the 1400 block of Hartman Pl. in Manhattan on April 6, 2018 at approximately 10:40 AM. Baggett was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for rape, aggravated criminal sodomy (x2), aggravated robbery, attempted rape (x3), aggravated burglary (x2), and aggravated battery (x3). Baggett was [...]

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By | 2018-04-09T11:21:05-05:00 April 9th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Daily Activity 4/09/18

Chinese scientist sentenced in theft of Junction City biotech company

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Chinese national who lived in Manhattan was sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to steal proprietary rice seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to visitors from China. Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that 51-year-old Weiqiang Zhang was sentenced for two counts of conspiracy and one count of [...]

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By | 2018-04-05T10:45:20-05:00 April 5th, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Chinese scientist sentenced in theft of Junction City biotech company

USD 475 picks Hutton Construction for new high school

The USD 475 Board of Education approved the selection of Hutton Construction as its Construction Manager At Risk for construction of the new Junction City High School Monday, as well as performance against the District Master Plan for facilities and maintenance repairs and construction through 2023. According to a press release from the school district [...]

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By | 2018-04-04T13:18:40-05:00 April 4th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on USD 475 picks Hutton Construction for new high school

Manhattan woman arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in JC

A Minneapolis man was shot late Thursday night in Junction City near the intersection of I-70 and U.S. Highway 77. In a press release from the Junction City Police Department, authorities received a report of a subject suffering from a gunshot wound at the Motel 6 at 1931 Lacy Drive at 11:14 p.m.. Officers located an [...]

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By | 2018-03-30T11:43:23-05:00 March 30th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan woman arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in JC

Manhattan woman arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in JC

A Minneapolis man was shot late Thursday night in Junction City near the intersection of I-70 and U.S. Highway 77. In a press release from the Junction City Police Department, authorities received a report of a subject suffering from a gunshot wound at the Motel 6 at 1931 Lacy Drive at 11:14 p.m.. Officers located an [...]

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By | 2018-03-30T11:43:23-05:00 March 30th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Manhattan woman arrested in connection to Thursday night shooting in JC

Report: Geary County saw third largest population drop nationally in 2016

Geary County saw the third-largest one-year drop in population last year of any county in the nation, according to a Thursday morning report from the Topeka Capital-Journal. It estimated 2,172 more people moved out of the county than moved in, according to the U.S. Census Bureau . The Census Bureau, which takes a count of [...]

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By | 2018-03-22T11:39:11-05:00 March 22nd, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Report: Geary County saw third largest population drop nationally in 2016

Update: Authorities identify solider found dead near Milford Lake

Updated: Tuesday, 7:22 a.m. A Fort Riley soldier was found dead inside a vehicle Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Geary County Sheriff’s Office. According to an email sent to KMAN just before the noon hour Monday, authorities responded to the area of Ava Road and Rebecca Road on the [...]

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By | 2018-03-20T08:04:13-05:00 March 19th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Update: Authorities identify solider found dead near Milford Lake