Junction City, KS


There will be a change on the Junction City Commission

Junction City Commissioner Nathan Butler will step down, effective Jan. 2. The city commission accepted his resignation during their meeting Tuesday night. Commissioners approved a motion by Pat Landes to appoint Bob Story to fill the vacancy for the remaining one year of the term, effective Jan. 3. The vote was 4-1 with Ronna Larson casting the lone no vote. She supported opening the position up to the possibility of more diverse candidates.

Discover the Deepest Lake in Kansas

Most of the lakes in Kansas are man-made lakes created to manage flood control, water supplies and to help irrigate the miles and miles of crops grown in Kansas. There are 24 public reservoirs that have been built over the years. Smaller lakes and ponds dot the landscape of the state as well providing pockets of habitats for fish, turtles, birds and migrating waterfowl. Many of the bigger reservoirs are around the same size with Milford Lake being the biggest lake in Kansas. The bigger reservoirs in the state are also the deepest lakes although that is not always the case. If you are looking for some of the deeper pools for fishing there are a few lakes that have prime fishing holes. Let’s take a look at the deepest lake in Kansas.

Junction City fans enjoy Justin Aaron

Junction City residents had an opportunity to cheer for their hometown singer, Justin Aaron, Monday evening at the C. L. Hoover Opera House. Fans and supporters gathered to watch Justin perform on 'The Voice" on NBC, where he is among eight semifinalists in the program. Santa Claus was there to...

Riley County Arrest Report December 7

The following is a summary of arrests, citations by the Riley County Police Department. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. SOPHIA NICOLE ALLEN, 16, Manhattan, Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; 1st conv.; blood/breath .08 or >; Bond $750; Processed through North Central Kansas Juvenile Intake and released to a parent/guardian.

Speed limit change is made on portion of Ritter Road

Geary County Public Works Department along with the Board of County Commissioners have reduced the posted speed limit on Ritter Rd from the intersection of Hwy K-18 south to the intersection of Ritter Rd and Liberty Hall Rd. Both north and south bound posted speed limits have been reduced from 45 to 40mph.

RCPD Report: 12/7/22

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Officers filed a report for theft in the 1100 block of Hostetler Drive in Manhattan on December 6, 2022, around 3:25 PM. Officers listed M&S Plumbing as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect cut a catalytic converter off of a 2007 Ford E-250 van belonging to the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $850. Anyone with information can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

No. 24 K-State rolls over Kansas City

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - No. 24 Kansas State women’s basketball blew out Kansas City at Bramlage Coliseum on Wednesday night 72-45. Emilee Ebert led the Wildcats with 14 points on the night, followed by Gabby Gregory’s 12 and Brylee Glenn’s 11 off the bench. K-State is now...

Manhattan: 8 Amazing Places To Visit In Manhattan, Kansas

Tourist Attractions- Places To Visit In Manhattan Kansas. Known as the “Little Apple” of the Flint Hills, Manhattan Kansas is an exciting place to visit. Its small town charm is accompanied by a wealth of arts and culture. There are a variety of activities to keep you busy, including shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation.

Joe Schartz named KFBCA 6A Coach of the Year

The Kansas Football Coaches Association named Manhattan High football head coach Joe Schartz its 2022 6A Coach of the Year and listed four of his players on its all-state team. In his 14th season leading the Indians, Schartz led them to their first state championship since 1988 and their first...

Lady Jays bring home the championship

Junction City Lady Jay wrestling began their season with the Doug Kretzer Girls Classic in McPherson. The Lady Jays took home their FIRST EVER IN SCHOOL history 1st place finish as a Team, with 182 points. Junction CIty had 13 of 14 weight classes competing and that heavily contributed to...

Emergency repairs to start on highway section in Manhattan

MANHATTAN (KSNT) – Emergency stormwater repairs are set to cause traffic disruptions in Manhattan near a major thoroughfare. The City of Manhattan announced on Tuesday that repairs are set to start on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. due to a storm sewer collapse close to a metal grate on eastbound U.S. Highway 24 just […]