Geary County

Junction City man arrested following I-70 chase, heroin charge filed in Ogden

A car chase temporarliy closed I-70 for 10 minutes Thursday afternoon. According to Capt. Brian Hornaday of the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, deputies initially responded to the 1700 Block of West Ash Street in Junction City after a victim reported a vehicle was stolen from that area. The vehicle was located by a Geary County [...]

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By | 2018-07-06T10:33:25-05:00 July 6th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Junction City man arrested following I-70 chase, heroin charge filed in Ogden

Fire work: Fourth keeps MFD, JCFD busy Wednesday

Area firefighters were busy over the Fourth of July Wednesday. In Manhattan, fireworks started a 3.5 acre grass fire Wednesday night. Manhattan Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Almes told KMAN Thursday morning crews were called at 9:33 p.m. and the blaze started near 1836 Grand Vista Lane. Two fire engines and a brush truck [...]

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By | 2018-07-05T10:52:07-05:00 July 5th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Fire work: Fourth keeps MFD, JCFD busy Wednesday

Fire damages Junction City home, hospitalizes homeowner

The Junction City Fire Department responded to a house fire late Tuesday night. JCFD said in a press release that the cause was accidental. The fire started at a single-story house at 805 West 7th St. in Junction City around 11:30 p.m. The 61-year-old homeowner was taken to Geary Community Hospital for smoke inhalation and [...]

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By | 2018-06-27T13:52:25-05:00 June 27th, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Fire damages Junction City home, hospitalizes homeowner

Fire damages Junction City home, hospitalizes homeowner

The Junction City Fire Department responded to a house fire late Tuesday night. JCFD said in a press release that the cause was accidental. The fire started at a single-story house at 805 West 7th St. in Junction City around 11:30 p.m. The 61-year-old homeowner was taken to Geary Community Hospital for smoke inhalation and [...]

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By | 2018-06-27T13:52:25-05:00 June 27th, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Fire damages Junction City home, hospitalizes homeowner

JCPD: Still no I.D. on body found in May, rules out missing woman connection

The Junction City Police Department says the investigation into the identity of a deceased woman found between two buildings in Junction City on May 28 continues. Wednesday, JCPD Public Information Officer Capt. Trish Giordano said the identity is still unknown, but added one has been ruled out. “We have received several calls inquiring whether this individual [...]

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By | 2018-06-20T13:30:14-05:00 June 20th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on JCPD: Still no I.D. on body found in May, rules out missing woman connection

Fort Riley holds Change of Command ceremony

Fort Riley bid farewell to their outgoing commanding general with a Change of Command ceremony on Friday. Before the ceremony began, KMAN caught up with outgoing commanding general Major General Joseph M Martin.  He said his feelings during the ceremony where bittersweet because it will be his last day assigned at the fort, but he has [...]

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By | 2018-06-09T12:29:23-05:00 June 9th, 2018|Fort Riley, Geary County, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Fort Riley holds Change of Command ceremony

Man sentenced in 2016 crash that killed Junction City mother, kids

A Texas man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for causing the 2016 crash deaths of a Junction City mother and her two children on Interstate 70. The Wichita Eagle reports that 45-year-old Steven Johnson, of Houston, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in March to one count of second-degree murder [...]

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By | 2018-06-04T12:58:43-05:00 June 4th, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Top Story|Comments Off on Man sentenced in 2016 crash that killed Junction City mother, kids

JCPD: Female body found in between two buildings

A body was found in between two buildings in Junction City Monday afternoon, according to information released from the Junction City Police Department late Tuesday afternoon. According to a press release from the JCPD, officers were advised of the body at 2:25 p.m. in the area of 140 E. 2nd St. in Junction City. The [...]

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By | 2018-05-29T17:10:51-05:00 May 29th, 2018|Geary County, Top Story|Comments Off on JCPD: Female body found in between two buildings

Eastbound I-70 closed in Geary County

Highway I-70 going eastbound has been closed near milemarker 303 in Geary County according to the Kansas Department of Transportation. KDOT is reporting crews are working on the bridge and could remain closed into the evening. Traffic is being diverte...

By | 2018-05-04T14:09:21-05:00 May 4th, 2018|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Eastbound I-70 closed in Geary County

Study: Hunger in Riley, Geary counties higher than national average

The national anti-hunger nonprofit, Feeding America, announced new data this week through a press release that reveals food insecurity exists in every county in Harvesters’ service area including Riley County, where the food insecurity rate of 17.9 percent is higher than the national average (12.3 percent) and remains higher than pre-recession numbers. It said Pottawatomie [...]

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By | 2018-05-03T13:14:19-05:00 May 3rd, 2018|Geary County, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Study: Hunger in Riley, Geary counties higher than national average