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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.

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A boil advisory has been lifted for the City of Atchison distribution system, including some water customers outside city limits.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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A Chicago-area man has died following a rural Atchison County single-vehicle wreck on Wednesday, information from authorities indicates.

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The fate of a man who, authorities say, shot at a police officer in the north part of town before being wounded remains to be determined.

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A man who had absconded from parole after being convicted in a 2017 aggravated battery died overnight Wednesday in a head-on vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 73 just south of town.

A suspect who, police say, tried to kill five people inside a pickup on Sept. 5 has been arrested by U.S. Marshals Service authorities in Topeka, concluding a fugitive search lasting nearly four weeks.