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Former Junction City man sentenced to more than 51 years for 2017 crimes

A Maryland man, formerly of Junction City, convicted last year of kidnapping and strangling a woman in 2017, has been sentenced to more than 50 years in prison. Judge Kendra Lewison on Thursday sentenced 60-year-old David Lee Gollahon to 620 months in prison, consecutive to his federal prison sentence, stemming from a pair of 2019 [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:54:16-06:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Former Junction City man sentenced to more than 51 years for 2017 crimes

Junction City man arrested amid weekend stabbing investigation

One person is behind bars after a stabbing incident in Junction City Sunday, which left one person with serious injuries. Junction City Police say 47-year-old Alexius Mims is charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery. Officers were called out to a residence in the 400 block of West 18th Street at around 7 a.m. Sunday. [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:50:23-06:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Junction City man arrested amid weekend stabbing investigation

Manhattan man dies in wrong way crash on I-70

A Manhattan man was among two killed early Saturday morning in a head-on crash on Interstate 70 in Geary County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a Ford F-150 driven by 34-year-old John Wagnaar III was traveling west in the eastbound passing lane of I-70 at around 3 a.m. and collided with a Honda Civic [...]

By |2022-11-13T08:44:18-06:00November 13th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Manhattan man dies in wrong way crash on I-70

2022 Mid-Term Election Results

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By |2022-11-08T17:42:41-06:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 2022 Mid-Term Election Results

USD 475 tables action on site location for proposed early childhood center

USD 475 board members will wait until next week to decide on a site for a proposed new early childhood center. The board met Monday and removed from its agenda a staff recommendation for the board to approve the retention of the former Junction City High School site, at 900 Eisenhower Drive, for the proposed facility. [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:09:16-06:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on USD 475 tables action on site location for proposed early childhood center

Man accused of slashing tires on nearly a dozen Geary County Sheriff’s Office vehicles

Geary County Sheriff’s Office vehicles were the target of vandalism early Thursday morning when 11 patrol units had their tires slashed, according to authorities. Those vehicles were parked in the lot at 9th and Franklin Streets in Junction City. Security video showed 36-year-old Justin Nienhaus, of Grandview Plaza, as the perpetrator. He was arrested by [...]

By |2022-10-28T07:16:33-05:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Man accused of slashing tires on nearly a dozen Geary County Sheriff’s Office vehicles

Man dies after being pinned by semi truck

A man was killed Wednesday morning in an accident in Geary County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 71-year-old Major Willie Washington, of Kansas City, Missouri was outside of his semi truck around 7 a.m. in the 3200 block of US 77 in Junction City. As he attempted to reenter the vehicle, the truck began rolling [...]

By |2022-10-27T07:51:52-05:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Man dies after being pinned by semi truck

USD 475 board weighing site options for proposed early childhood development center

Members of the Geary County USD 475 school board appear to have two sites in mind for a proposed early childhood development center. The idea is being proposed to help make the district more appealing to service members at Fort Riley and help grow the district’s reach. Having narrowed its options from 11 potential sites, [...]

By |2022-10-06T15:46:32-05:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on USD 475 board weighing site options for proposed early childhood development center

Wildcat Region applies for KDHE opioid prevention grant; RCHD updating sign

Riley, Geary, and Pottawatomie Counties have joined forces as The Wildcat Region to apply for a grant. Riley County Health Department Director Julie Gibbs explains to the Riley County Commissioners Thursday morning. The grant is offered by KDHE and is intended to help support efforts to prevent opioid abuse. The counties plan to use the possible grant by [...]

By |2022-09-22T16:57:26-05:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wildcat Region applies for KDHE opioid prevention grant; RCHD updating sign

Milford couple arrested following reported rape

Geary County authorities are investigating a Milford couple accused of an early morning rape Tuesday at a residence on Old Highway 77. Deputies from the Geary County Sheriff’s Office responded to Junction City High School around 8:30 a.m. in response to the allegation. Following an investigation, deputies arrested 43-year-old Christopher James Beem on a single [...]

By |2022-09-20T20:17:32-05:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Milford couple arrested following reported rape
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