County Government

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After more than a year-long interruption due to the coronavirus pandemic, what was intended to be the annual Atchison County Tax Sale has been scheduled and is on track to take place later this month.

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Six additional projects that will replace rural deficient bridges in Kansas have been selected for funding through the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Off-System Bridge Program. The counties receiving projects include Atchison..

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As of late afternoon on Monday, the Atchison County Emergency Health orders and mass gathering restrictions have been rescinded.

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The courthouse clock tower is blue to celebrate Blish-Mize Company’s 150 years in business, as commissioners are preparing to resume in-person meetings after a yearlong interruption due to the pandemic.

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Atchison County Commission members on Tuesday adopted a new 90-day Emergency Public Health Order that becomes effective Feb. 24, relaxing the mitigating restrictions a bit related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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By a 2-1 vote, Atchison County Commission goes on record in support of Kansas Senate Bill 87 to discontinue the apportionment of countywide sales tax for general purposes as early as July 1.

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A wooden bridge recently struck by a hit and run driver remains in the western part of the county remains out of service with expectations repair work will cost taxpayers thousands of dollars.

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After several months on the job, county commissioners took action during a special meeting session Wednesday to terminate their second public works director.

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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…