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Cornhole may be the perfect example of a game anyone can play but few can master, and it has another advantage in being able to be played anywhere.

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The boil water advisory for Nortonville has rescinded, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Tuesday morning.

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EFFINGHAM — To teach the third grade, you have to feel at home with kids wherever you go, including in an entirely new community.

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Atchison County Community Schools Education Foundation members plan to meet at 7 p.m. Monday Aug. 19 in the USD 377 Administrative Office in Effingham.

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A St. Joseph, Missouri, man who had been living at a campsite along the Missouri River in that city is now known to be the victim of a drowning which led to the discovery of his body floating on Sunday down the river near Atchison.

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Authorities have arrested a previously convicted violent felon who they say shot a man twice amid an argument in June.

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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.

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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.

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Although the mill levy county leaders are sending in for publication shows more than a half a mill increase, expectations are there might be a decrease in the proposed mill levy yet to come.

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County leaders expect to put their pencils to the paper in effort to complete the budget for publication in the newspaper’s weekend edition.

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Emergency management plans appear to be in good shape with all checks and balances in accordance Kansas orders.

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Following petitions during the public forum period of the City of Atchison governing body meeting on Monday, city leaders verbally concurred to review previous steps meant to prepare a storied Atchison park for private sale.

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Amid the beginning of the week and the impending 23rd Amelia Earhart Festival, the City of Atchison City Commission took steps to finalize its FY 2020 budget.

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An annual balancing act looms in passing a municipal budget that meets the costs of City of Atchison needs while avoiding tax increases.

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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.

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A local woman remained jailed without bond Tuesday after what police said was a weekend verbal exchange that escalated and led to her arrest in connection with aggravated battery involving a moving vehicle.

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An investigative team of six special agents comprising the Kansas Bureau of Investigation Task Force is continuing to take reports of alleged sexual abuse and misconduct by members of the Catholic clergy in Kansas.

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Jurors convicted a local man at high Noon on Thursday on the third day of proceedings for shooting at an Atchison police officer, but the conviction is on a lesser charge than what has been sought by the prosecution.

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A jury trial is underway to determine the fate of a local man accused of attempted murder in the second-degree that stemmed from an officer involved shooting in October.

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A local mother was convicted Friday in district court in connection with a 2-year-old boy who medical professionals tested positive for methamphetamine last month.