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If you have noticed significant changes in your mood and behavior when the seasons change, you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). According to the National Institutes of Mental Health, people may start to feel “down” when the days begin to get shorter in the fall and wi…

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If you have noticed significant changes in your mood and behavior when the seasons change, you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). According to the National Institutes of Mental Health, people may start to feel “down” when the days begin to get shorter in the fall and wi…

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From time to time, I’ve been getting questions about gluten-free foods and baking. So I thought this was a timely topic for this time of year. Holidays can be a rough time for folks who can’t tolerate gluten. Many people enjoy sharing their love of baking during the holidays, and gluten-free…

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American Legion members recently presented Tom Mangimelli an award for more than 25 years of distinguished service for the Sons of American Legion. First District Commander Dan Wentling was in attendance for the ceremony on Oct. 31 at the American Legion Post 6in Atchison. Mangimelli is an A…

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Although Kansas territory wasn’t opened up for settlement until 1854 that did mean that Atchison County was devoid of population. The Kansa Indians had been living there for 400 years. Many Indian mounds were discovered along the river in Atchison County according to George Remsburg. The 183…

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One of the ‘baselines’ of a productive food/forage production system is soil fertility. It’s difficult to raise plants without adequate nutrients – from applied fertilizer and the soil – and determining that right rate/right product/right place combination starts with a good soil sample.

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When COVID-19 started in the U.S., there were concerns that the virus could be transmitted via surfaces and packaging. This caused consumers to buy cleaning supplies like never before and not using cleaners as directed.

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There was an old settlement in Atchison County called Oak Mills located on the Missouri River in Walnut Township. It had the distinction of being the first governmental center in Kansas where white men lived, erected buildings and transacted business in the late 1700,s. Both Spain and France…

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The Muscotah Cancer Support Group hopes to hold their first Bingo since February from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 at the Muscotah Community Building. The city council will meet this Monday night and they will have to approve it. If we get the go ahead, there will be prizes and refreshments…

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More than three out of five youth in the United States will experience at least one adverse event during their childhood, according to a landmark study conducted by Kaiser Permanente that dates back 25 years.

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The Muscotah Cancer Support Group have donation tickets available for 100 pounds of Black Angus ground beef. The price of the donation is $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets. If you have been buying beef at the store you will know that the price is continuing to climb. Ground beef is so good …