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Coronavirus continues to have a meteoric rise in Atchison County with a staggering 140 cases reported as of Wednesday evening according to the Atchison Health Department. 

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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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As Atchison County Commissioners continue seeking ways to hold the line on county spending they took action Tuesday to reduce the appropriation for the Atchison County Extension Council in 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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Tannah Forbes captured an historic victory for the Atchison County Community High School wrestling program Friday night in Salina.

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The victim of a stabbing Friday morning is declining to press charges said Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett a few hours after the incident.

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After 42 years of leading Benedictine College football, legendary coach Larry Wilcox announced Tuesday to his team and his coaching staff that he will be retiring at the end of the 2020 football season.

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As Atchison County Commissioners continue seeking ways to hold the line on county spending they took action Tuesday to reduce the appropriation for the Atchison County Extension Council in 2022.

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The assessed valuation of Atchison County continues its steady climb, but some recent legislation clamps down on governments generating revenue from the full value of a mil.

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Atchison County had zero cases of Covid-19 for almost a month until this past week with a total of 12 positive cases reported.

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City Commissioners unanimously approved a new comprehensive community survey during Monday’s regular meeting which will help City leaders to measure service delivery performance and allow for public input at a strategic level.

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The 500 to 600 blocks of Commercial Street in downtown Atchison opened to traffic Tuesday evening. A grand opening event was held Friday evening hosted by Locally Atchison Main Street and the Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce. This is the first time traffic has driven down the street in abou…

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The City of Atchison, in partnership with Blackstone Properties (526 Commercial), has announced a $250,000 grant award through the federal Community Development Block Grant Program in the Commercial Rehabilitation Category. 526 Commercial includes three currently vacant storefronts facing th…

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Governor Laura Kelly recently announced 36 Kansas cities will receive a combined total of $23 million to improve highways and intersections as part of the Kansas Department of Transportation’s City Connecting Link Improvement Program (CCLIP). KDOT received 61 applications requesting $37 mill…

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City Commissioners delayed action on the potential demolition of 1118 N. 7th Street during Monday’s regular meeting. After a public hearing before a full gallery, five individuals spoke on behalf of saving the property commonly known as the Rock Inn and adjoining buildings. Commissioners agr…

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A 20-year-old Atchison man lands a jail stay with a $100,000 bond amount following his arrest Tuesday for an Atchison County District Court warrant charging him crimes involving physical violence.

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A 15-year-old Atchison male was ejected from a vehicle he was driving after it stuck a building after midnight Friday along Main Street and was taken for in-care medical treatment for what appeared to be serious injury according to a Kansas Highway Patrol Crash log report.