A unit of wheat is called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agricultural commodity is so new that a unit of hemp seed doesn’t yet have a universal name or an agreed-upon quantity.
For David Mason, cycling is just a hobby. No, really.
TOPEKA — Kansas’ highest court declared Friday that the state finally is spending enough money on its public schools under a new education funding law but refused to end a lawsuit filed nearly a decade ago because it wants to monitor future funding by the Legislature.
A delicious meal was enjoyed at the Delfelder/Hamner Reunion by 31 from the Leslie Delfelder side and one guest, Morgan Beckett and one from the Earl Delfelder side.
Uncertainty over a Boeing jet and apprehension about the global economy hover over the aircraft industry as it prepares for next week’s Paris Air Show.
Lining the counter of the cash register sit current family photographs while larger frames envelope the walls with pictures from the restaurant’s past. As customers receive a menu, the cover explains one particular family’s history.
Authorities say the boy who brought a BB gun to Atchison High School on Monday is in now in juvenile detention for behavior that prompted a brief lockdown before police secured the contraband.
A local business and community leader is recovering from a fall down a steep bluff on Monday evening.
A 3-year-old local boy was transported to a regional trauma center after suffering a life-threatening gunshot wound that he is expected to survive.
Cloud L. “Bud” Cray Jr., among the most celebrated leaders in commerce, public service and philanthropy in the history of Atchison, has died at age 96.
WINTHROP, Missouri — A St. Joseph, Missouri, man with local ties died in a two-vehicle collision on Thursday just across the river.
A familiar face and longtime employee at the courthouse has been appointed to serve as a department head.
The latest assessed valuation in Atchison County is calculated for the 2020 budget year, and it appears to be on the rise in comparison to previous years.
When the recent tornado northeast of Effingham blew away six-year-old Graycie Sinclair’s trampoline, Steve and Myka Sinclair could not imagine that the ill wind that destroyed Graycie’s trampoline would also bring love, kindness, comfort, and a new trampoline.
World Blood Donor Day is Friday, June 14, and it is also the day the Atchison County Wellness Committee invites eligible donors to join the effort to offset the ongoing emergency blood shortage.
Atchison County Appraiser Melissa Crane is on her way out the door, and meanwhile commissioners are seeking a suitable replacement to fill her shoes.
Atchison County residents will soon gain the ability to summon emergency help with a text message, in a new arrangement that confers various other benefits.
Smoking on areas of land owned by the City of Atchison will be prohibited following a divided vote by its governing body on Tuesday.
After 35 years, Mayor Allen Reavis is beginning a gradual transition of his ownership of Atchison Dental Associates, though he plans to continue working full time for the foreseeable future.
The head of the municipal staff will present on Monday the recommended 2019 budget during the first full meeting of the City of Atchison governing body.
The City of Atchison offered more information Monday on its settlement with a man it has sanctioned at various times since 1988 for public nuisances.
An extended investigation, ultimately leading to the arrest last month of a former Atchison resident, uncovered a massive cache of child pornography including violent sexual acts involving children, according to federal authorities.
A Carthage, Missouri, man is facing a felony charge after police say he was caught in the act early Thursday while burglarizing the Pizza Hut.
A Cummings man is free on bond after his recent arrest in connection with domestic disturbance at a residence along Meade Road.
An man arrested in connection with a nighttime bar fight is out of jail after his initial bond was modified to a lesser amount despite the prosecutor’s objection heard Monday in district court.
The trial for a local man injured as the result of an officer involved shooting has moved to the July calendar in Atchison County District Court.