County Government

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Atchison County leaders have reorganized for the year with a first-time commissioner joining them at the table as the fourth woman in county history to do so.

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Although it appeared to be somewhat of a deviation from a longstanding county tradition, elected officials and department heads bid a virtual adieu to a two-term county commissioner.

Although it appeared to be somewhat of a deviation from a longstanding county tradition, elected officials and department heads bid a virtual adieu to a two-term county commissioner.

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As the holidays approached and as the earth completes another full revolution around the sun, it seems only natural that we reflect on this past year and look ahead to the one coming. Since being awarded the position of Atchison County Public Works Director in May of 2020 there have been ver…

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Director Wesley D. Lanter, of Atchison County Emergency Management, reported a county-owned vehicle was damaged after it was struck by a deer while he was en route to conduct official business, Sheriff Jack Laurie reported.

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Atchison County Health officials have updated their recommendations and guidelines in effort to lessen the community spread of COVID-19 infections that will be in effect until late January 2026 Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021well after the holiday season.

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Effective Monday, Nov. 30, Atchison County will be limiting public access to Atchison County departments and offices to take preventative measures designed to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus illness.

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Despite a count of some additional votes the results of the 2020 Atchison County General Election is now certified and is now documented history to file away amid the archives in the county clerk’s office in the courthouse.

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The Atchison County Sheriff’s Office confirms four cases of Covid-19 at the Atchison County Jail, Sheriff Jack Laurie said Tuesday in an email to the Atchison Globe.