• News for Human Interest

  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Shane Ersland Nov 20, 2018 Updated 17 hrs ago American Legion members distributed several hundred turkeys to local military service members in need last weekend. The American Legion’s Big Red 1 Turkey Run was held at Fort Riley last weekend. The program distributes food to soldiers, including Wounded Warrior Project members, during the Thanksgiving holiday season. Mindy King served on the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    NOVEMBER 21, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL The Junction City Commission has taken action to support Camso. The governing body authorized the issuance of a taxable industrial revenue bond totaling up to $6 million for a project where the company will put a local operation in the I-70 Industrial Park. They will manufacture tracks for agricultural equipment. City Manager Allen Dinkel confirmed the city ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    ebook Will Ravenstein The auditorium of the Geary County Historical Museum echoed with some mild laughter as memories of businesses from the 1950s and 60s were shared among a group of residents Sunday during the monthly Memories at the Museum series. Katie Goerl, Geary County Historical Society executive director, said that she and museum curator, Heather Hagedorn, came up with the idea for ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Mike Sellman Junction City officials increased the amount for the 2018 Street Maintenance project, Tuesday, June 19.  In March, the City Commission approved a bid to Bayer Construction for $864,084.25 for the project. As the Public Works Department budgeted $1.1 million for the project, and the city received a good bid from Bayer, Public Works Director, Ray Ibarra, asked city officials to ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    JUNCTION CITY, KA (June 19, 2018) – Camso, an industry leader in manufacturing off-road tires, wheels tracks and track systems, announced plans today to establish a new manufacturing operation in Geary County, KS.   Camso serves the Material Handling, Construction, Agriculture and Powersport industries by manufacturing and distributing off-road tires, wheels, rubber tracks and undercarriage ...read more
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