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Time to hang up the phone while on road

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Junction City now will start enforcing its new ordinance on using handheld devices while driving, and it’s something motorists in Junction City and Geary County should stay ahead of the game to ...more»

From the editor's desk: Fall is in the air

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A few mornings ago, I walked outside to head to work and noticed a pair of crows mingling near a trash can, cawing at anything — or anyone — who came near....more»

From the editor's desk: Friendly competition

Alix Kunkle
If you’re ever in the mood for some friendly sports trash talk — some days — look no further than the Daily Union office. We have some pretty passionate sports fans — to the point ...more»
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September 18

Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 80 calls and made five arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Thursday.

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September 17

Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 59 calls and made 10 arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Wednesday.

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September 16

Junction City Police Department The Junction City Police Department responded to 88 calls and made eight arrests in the 24-hour period ending 7 a.m. Tuesday.

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Delivering Change: Healthy moms, Healthy babies receives a large chunk of change

Much like a healthy baby, Geary County’s Delivering Change program continues to grow. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has been awarded a $3.
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Alta Vista park welcomes new exhibit

September 18
ALTA VISTA — Ag Heritage Park is welcoming a new exhibit, along with the traditional corn-picking demonstrations, as part of the Old Settler’s Day activities in Alta Vista Sept.
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Mary's Story

September 18
Purple backpack? Check. Hair up in a perfect braid? Check. First day of kindergarten nerves brewing? Only within Mom. Kimberly Easterling’s morning begins as smoothly as one could expect —
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The truth about flu vaccinations

September 17
Coughing, sneezing, runny noses — oh my.
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New Dollar General receives go-ahead

September 16
Commissioners gave the go-ahead for the final plat of the Dollar General Store on Sixth Street and Garfield Street. The development agreement involves the final plat and a release of easement for a storm
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Fort Riley in the news

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Sep 18, 2014

Absentee Voting Week is Sept. 29 to Oct. 6

FORT RILEY — "The ballot is stronger than the bullet." Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the ...Full Story»
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Sep 16, 2014

Fort Riley hosts Splash-n-Dash

Fort Riley hosted Splash-n-Dash, a sprint triathlon, Sept. 6 at Custer Hill. Approximately 50 people ...Full Story»
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Sep 09, 2014

Fort Riley to conduct 9/11 commemoration ceremony

FORT RILEY — The 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will host a 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony ...Full Story»
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Sep 09, 2014

Stay ahead of deadlines if transferring 9/11 GI Bill benefits

Post education officials are urging active-duty soldiers facing pending medical separation or retirement ...Full Story»
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Sep 08, 2014

Broadie honored by Funk, Fort Riley officials

Bill Broadie, founder of the All-American Beef Battalion, is presented a replacement Purple Heart medal ...Full Story»
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USD 475 continuing implementing STEM grant

September 18
Unified School District 475 is continuing to prepare to equip every third through fifth grade students with a laptop to enhance learning in and out of the classroom through a $2....Full Story»
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Delivering Change: Healthy moms, Healthy babies receives a large chunk of change

September 18
Much like a healthy baby, Geary County’s Delivering Change program continues to grow. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has been awarded a $3....Full Story»
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Milford Lake under split algae warning

September 18
MILFORD — Milford Lake has been issued a split decision concerning the presence of blue-green algae, Kansas Department of Health and Environment officials announced Thursday....Full Story»
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Ware Elementary School to host back to school event

September 18
FORT RILEY — Ware Elementary School teachers will welcome parent and students on Back to School Night Sept. 25. Ware Elementary students and their parents are invited to come to the school from 5:25 to 7 p....Full Story»
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RCPD make drug arrest

September 18
Manhattan police arrested a Manhattan man for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine. Matthew Sundgren, 30, was arrested at approximately 9:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 7600 block of Ceder Creek Road in Manhattan, which is located in Pottawatomie County....Full Story»
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Eureka Rodeo Queen helping others learn about horses, riding

September 18
Instead of talking about her personal achievements with horses, Eureka Rodeo Queen Shayla Lowry insists on crediting her mount for the titles and accomplishments they’ve had as a working team....Full Story»
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