County Government

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The following is a question-and-answer session with Republican Candidate Casey Quinn, for the 3rd District County Commission seat. Quinn defeated Incumbent Henry W. “Bill” Pohl in the August primary, and is vying against Democrat Duane Baldridge in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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The following is a question-and-answer session with Democrat Candidate Duane Boldridge, a political newcomer, is vying for the 3rd District Atchison County Commission seat. Boldridge ran unopposed in the primary election. He is facing Republican Casey Quinn in the Nov. 3 general election.

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County Chairman Jack Bower and Commissioner Henry W. “Bill” Pohl authorized one additional grant award after it was determined and verified an application sent before deadline was never received.

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The following is a question-and-answer with Incumbent Atchison County Sheriff Jack Laurie, a Republican, running for his third term to the office. Laurie and Challenger John Calhoon, a Democrat and former sheriff will face off in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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After a review of recommendations and some seemingly rather intense discussions and opinions heard, Covid-19 relief might be on the way for some businesses and non-profit organizations.

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“The Atchison County Jail now has one confirmed COVID-19 case,” said Sheriff Jack Laurie in a communication to the Globe on Tuesday.

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SPARK Grant Committee members are still reviewing that data to determine how slices of the $725,000 grant funding to eligible small businesses and non-profits through the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas monies.

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The Atchison County SPARK Grant Committee members are hopeful to complete their work in effort to determine the successful applicants eligible to receive a sliver of the $725,000 grant funding through the Strengthening People and Revitalizing Kansas monies.

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Two weeks following the primary election, the votes cast in Atchison County are official after noting a correction due to clerical errors concerning to two write-in votes in a township trustee race.

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The Atchison County Commission have approved a 2021 budget authority for $18.7 million in expenditures, which reflects a difference of more than $653, 000 from the current year.

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After some discussion and clarifications heard, county commissioners approved the framework of a plan concerning how to utilize about $3.2 million in government funding as presented by SPARK Taskforce representatives.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…