County Government

About $949,787 worth of unpaid taxes, special assessments, penalties and interests are represented in the most recent tax sale proceeding involving 113 properties filed last week in district court.

The man who came to assume the lead role in charge of the county’s road and bridge department has been terminated within six months of starting his job.

A southeastern Atchison County man is the first person to officially throw his hat into the political ring for a run for one of open positions for the 2020 election.

Whenever emergency lights and sirens are fast approaching, be ready to move on over because the shiny, brand new Ambulance No. 793 has arrived and is ready to roll.

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HIGHLAND — The future of the Highland Scotties women’s basketball team remains uncertain after carefully controlled discussions over the course of four hours on Wednesday produced no official action.

Atchison County Commission members on Tuesday unanimously approved a 3 percent cost of living wage adjustments for all employees in 2020.

County leaders are making plans for the new year and bracing themselves for whatever might come along in the aftermath of the previous year.

A claim involving a dump truck in the county’s fleet wrecked twice amid harsh weather conditions this past winter season of 2019-20 is about to reach settlement.

County leaders are on the hunt for interested stakeholders in the community to serve on an ad-hoc committee in effort to revise and update the sanitary code.

In observance of Veterans Day, Monday Nov. 11, all non-essential county offices will close for the holiday.

When “Old Man Winter” and “Suzy Snowflake” come to our area in full force, some might say county road crews are expecting to be snow ready for them to bring it on.

The non-essential Atchison County departments will not be open for regular business on Monday, Oct. 14, due to an employee training day.

James Harbour has accepted the appointment as the Public Works Director of the Road and Bridge Department for Atchison County, Jamie Madison, the county’s human resource director announced Friday.

County leaders are hopeful their creation of a new position and forthcoming hire will be on the road to fruition sometime this fall.