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Project Concern, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to citizens of Atchison County so that they can live independently with maximum involvement in community activities and affairs. Project Concern, Inc. offers senior nutrition services and general public transportation.…

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Formal charges were pending Friday morning against a 32-year-old Atchison man in connection with an alleged nighttime assault along Kansas Avenue.

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USD 409 Phoenix and Atchison High School officials congratulate their 2022 Homecoming Royalty candidates. King candidates are Adam Molt, Brenden Martin, Raef Brown, Jesse Greenly and Elijah Smith. Queen candidates are Skylar Bell, Konner Goodman, Kennedy Portenier, Maria Martin and Kathryn Ross.

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Some local girls were so excited for the Girls In Aviation Day that they showed up thirty minutes early to Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport in anticipation of the annual event Thursday night.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Community Health Promotion team is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Chronic Disease Risk Reduction (CDRR) Community Grant. In total, 19 recipients will cover 31 counties and 2,049,521 Kansans (70% of the Kansas population).

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All citizens residing in Atchison County, including residents of the City of Atchison, may still register to vote in the primary election on August 2, 2022. Registration will close on July 12, 2022.

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Atchison Senior Village reported 26 cases of Covid-19 as of Tuesday evening. A staggering 20 residents have tested positive, along with 6 staff members.

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County leaders approved the proposed 2023 budget as presented after no comments or objections were heard Tuesday during public hearings concerning an intention to exceed the state’s calculated 49.717 Revenue Neutral Rate to avoid an increase in property taxes based on the previous year’s mill levy.

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A major repair resurfacing job along just got a bit pricier after county commissioners convened Friday morning in a special session to make a decision about Ottawa Road south of Atchison.

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After months of planning the sale of eligible tax delinquent properties in Atchison County are tentatively ready to sell from the auction block this fall.

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All Atchison County voters will have a decision to make in November concerning the countywide 1-cent sales tax that voters passed in 1993 to fund joint communications and solid waste.

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Jackson Park is the oldest park in Atchison. In the early 1900’s Zaremba E. Jackson, a prominent citizen and public official asked for the park to be upgraded. In honor of his efforts, the city leaders granted his request and named the park after Jackson.

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In early 2022, the city acquired 8.63 acres of land just East of the Amelia Earhart Airport. The purpose was to control what will be the East runway protection zone (RPZ) of the planned runway 9/27. The parcel most recently was used for pasture land for horses.

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Concerns over the suspected riverbed degradation and the potential for low river levels spark concern also for the existing intake’s ability to draw water from the Missouri River may be compromised.

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The city of Atchison has submitted a KDOT Aviation Grant Application every year since 2016. In recent years awards included fuel facility upgrade, runway/taxi lane slurry seal, Spatz Hangar apron replacement, primary apron expansion design and construction, and local match assistance for fed…

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Formal charges were pending Friday morning against a 32-year-old Atchison man in connection with an alleged nighttime assault along Kansas Avenue.

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A 21-year-old Atchison man is facing charges recently filed in Atchison County District Court in connection with shots fire in a neighborhood within the city limits.

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A 29-year-old Atchison man was recently ordered to serve more than a year with the Kansas Department of Corrections for a felony crime that started in Atchison city limits and crossed over Leavenworth County line.