The following is a question-and-answer session with 3rd District County Commission Candidate Casey Quinn, a Republican, challenging Incumbent Commissioner Henry W. Pohl, a Republican, seeking his third term to the office. The two are vying in the Aug. 4, Primary Election for their party’s no…
The following is a question-and-answer session with Incumbent 3rd District County Commission Candidate Henry W. Pohl, a Republican, seeking his third term to the office. Pohl and challenger Candidate Casey Quinn, a Republican, the two candidates are vying in the Primary Election for their pa…
The following is a question-and-answer session with incumbent Sheriff Jack Laurie, Republican who is seeking a third term as Atchison County Sheriff running against Candidate Adam Potts, a Republican. Winner of the upcoming primary receives the Republican nod to face off against former Sheri…
The following is a question-and-answer session with Atchison County Sheriff Candidate Adam Potts, a Republican challenger running against incumbent Sheriff Jack Laurie, a Republican. Winner of the upcoming primary receives the Republican nod to face off against former Sheriff John Calhoon, a…
Atchison County had reached its 61st COVID-19 case after five more cases were confirmed positive this week and county health officials have issued a public health release concerning a local bar.
Less than a drop of Polychlorinated Biphneyls might not sound like a lot, but is enough to cost the county coffer thousands of dollars to rectify some contamination in used oil barrel at the transfer station at Effingham.
Local leaders are putting their heads together to make a decision within the next few weeks to determine how to utilize about $3.2 million in government funding in the wake of impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Atchison County Commission Vice-chairman Eric Noll’s second attempt to strike down Gov. Laura Kelley’s recent mandated executive order regarding face masks in public to lower the pandemic spread died again within a week.
Atchison County is engaging Phase 3.5 of its opening plan, effective at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, June 24 until one minute before midnight Tuesday, July 7.
Since mid-March in effort to lessen the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Atchison County offices and departments have mostly reopened their doors the public to conduct business.
Earlier this week, Atchison County initiated a 2.5 phase of the re-opening plan to ease out of some restrictions put into place in effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the community as a whole.
The state of Kansas will now collectively enter Phase 2 Friday after Governor Laura Kelly made the decision to end 1.5 early with each county having their own specific plan.
Editor’s Note: These plans were announced at a meeting last Friday, prior to Tuesday’s announcement by Governor Laura Kelly that she was allowing Kansans to move into a modified Phase 2 on Friday, May 22.
Whenever it is allowable for the public to re-enter the Atchison County Courthouse again they are likely to realize the implementation of a few things that some might say are the new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Senate Assessment and Taxation Committee met Wednesday to send legislation to the senate floor that will delay the income and property tax until Aug. 10 with no penalties and interest.