A teen from the Atchison County area died on Sunday morning in a collision with a semi-trailer truck as a result of a directional crossover of unknown cause on Kansas Highway 4 in Jefferson County.
The two Northeast Kansas victims who died in a highway crash on Friday afternoon are an elderly pair from a small town in Atchison County, authorities have announced.
Since Horton lost its local medical center in March, the fate of its building and related properties has been uncertain, but it is now apparent that these assets will remain in local hands.
HORTON — A fire engulfed a small house on Tuesday afternoon in Horton, causing its to collapse, before spreading and bringing complete ruin to two neighboring homes on either side, authorities say, although no one suffered any injuries aside from minor smoke exposure.
Two local teen boys are in custody, and a third suspect remained on the loose as of Friday, in connection with a recent armed robbery that occurred at an apartment complex within Atchison City limits.
WINTHROP, Mo. — One lane of U.S. Highway 59 in southern Buchanan County has reopened, restoring a more direct route to St. Joseph, Missouri, after a month of closure.
The federal watchdog for workplace safety is engaged in an investigation of how and why an Indiana man died last week while working at a local grain processing plant.
CUMMINGS — A man is fighting for his life after an apparent accident at the CargillAg plant in the Cummings area electrocuted one of his co-workers, and caused the surviving man serious injuries, as the two worked inside a grain storage area.
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.
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.
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.