Junction City

Community gathers to remember events of 9/11

A ceremony was held Wednesday evening at Manhattan’s Bishop Stadium to remember those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2011. The event was put on by the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, Senior Core and the Senior Core RSVP program to honor area first-responders. The Fort Riley 1st Infantry Division Band [...]

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By |2019-09-12T06:50:06-05:00September 12th, 2019|Fort Riley, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Community gathers to remember events of 9/11

JCPD Chief Breci retiring; Nichols named interim police chief

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Junction City Police Chief Dan Breci is retiring after 43 years of public service. Breci’s last day with JCPD is September 20. He’s spent 20 years with the department including the last three years as the Chief of Police. The department announced Monday that Lt. Kirt Nichols will serve as interim [...]

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By |2019-09-10T06:48:29-05:00September 10th, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on JCPD Chief Breci retiring; Nichols named interim police chief

Junction City teen arrested after Saturday morning pursuit

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Junction City teenager is behind bars after leading police on a pursuit Saturday morning. Deputies from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched shortly after 7 a.m. to an erratic pickup driver traveling eastbound on Interstate 70. The driver reached speeds of up to 90 mph, swerving all over the [...]

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By |2019-09-07T15:53:02-05:00September 7th, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City teen arrested after Saturday morning pursuit

Geary County authorities remove alligator from home amid drug search of Junction City home

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — The Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group got a little more than they bargained for when they served a search warrant Wednesday at Junction City home. Officers were called out to an apartment at 311 West 8th Street Street as part of an investigation into drug distribution and person crimes. In [...]

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By |2019-08-08T11:12:40-05:00August 8th, 2019|Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County authorities remove alligator from home amid drug search of Junction City home

Junction City woman hospitalized in Turnpike Crash near Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kan. — A Junction City woman was hospitalized Thursday following a crash on the Kansas Turnpike in Douglas County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Jacqueline Carter-King was eastbound on Interstate 70 just before 7:30 a.m. when her vehicle lost control and hit the wall in the median. The vehicle was struck from behind [...]

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By |2019-08-02T07:21:34-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City woman hospitalized in Turnpike Crash near Lawrence

Junction City woman ordered to repay $3,800 in Medicaid fraud charges

WESTMORELAND, Kan. — The Kansas Attorney General’s Office has ordered a Junction City woman to repay more than $3,800 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after pleading to Medicaid fraud-related charges. A guilty plea was submitted in Pottawatomie County District Court in May by 22-year-old Elizabeth Joyce. She pled to one felony count of making a [...]

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By |2019-07-19T16:25:11-05:00July 19th, 2019|Junction City, Local News, Pottawatomie County|Comments Off on Junction City woman ordered to repay $3,800 in Medicaid fraud charges

Four arrested in JC after warrant yields meth, marijuana, paraphernalia and a firearm

Four people accused of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school were arrested in Junction City Thursday after police served a search warrant. According to a release by police, officers discovered methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a firearm while performing the search. In addition to the distribution charges, 33-year-old Samantha [...]

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By |2019-06-28T13:57:12-05:00June 28th, 2019|Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Four arrested in JC after warrant yields meth, marijuana, paraphernalia and a firearm

Veteran, JCHS grad files to run for Manhattan City Commission

A U.S. Army veteran and Junction City High School graduate is the latest candidate to file to run for Manhattan City Commission. This is 29-year-old Kaleb James’ third time running for the city commission. He first came to the region in his youth as his father was stationed at Fort Riley. After serving in the [...]

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By |2019-04-27T12:13:42-05:00April 27th, 2019|2019, Army, City Commission, City of Manhattan, election, government, Junction City, Junction City High School, Kaleb James, Kansas, KMAN, KS, Local News, Manhattan, MAXIMUS, news, politics, Pottawatomie County, radio, Riley County, Top Story|Comments Off on Veteran, JCHS grad files to run for Manhattan City Commission

Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled

Housing policy, fee structures and unattended maintenance issues were among topics discussed at a town hall on housing conditions at Fort Riley on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Leaders of Fort Riley and its housing services were at town hall meetings in Riley’s Conference Center on Feb. 26 and 27, part of an Army-wide effort to review [...]

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By |2019-03-04T00:23:04-05:00March 4th, 2019|1st Infantry Division, Big Red One, Fort Riley, Geary County, housing, Junction City, Kansas, KMAN, Local News, Manhattan, military, news, Ogden, radio, Riley County, town hall, U.S. Army|Comments Off on Residents talk housing with Fort Riley, housing leaders, more town halls scheduled