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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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All but one of the structures at 1118 N. 7th Street are facing demolition and the City Commission will be having a public hearing regarding the matter during its next meeting on Monday.

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City Commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance that will allow for the expanded hours for cereal malt beverage and liquor sales on Sundays beginning in mid-September during Tuesday’s meeting.

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The 500-600 Commercial Street Project keeps making strides thanks to the weather in recent weeks being much more conducive to concrete and asphalt work. The project is expected to reach substantial completion by the middle of July, though as always that depends on weather.

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When Lancaster City Council members convene for their next meeting, one of the top agenda items will be to appoint a new leader to fulfill the post left vacant due to the unexpected death of Mayor Tim Callahan.

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Resolution to settle contention among local governments concerning the revenue generated from the voter-approved countywide 1 cent sales tax remains undecided.

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The Atchison City Commission unanimously approved moving forward on curb and gutter improvements on South Sixth and South Seventh streets at Monday’s regular meeting.

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The Atchison City Commission honored six police officers who helped save the lives of three Atchison citizens and their pets from a fire at Laramie Street on March 28.