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Coronavirus continues to have a meteoric rise in Atchison County with a staggering 140 cases reported as of Wednesday evening according to the Atchison Health Department. 

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Atchison Senior Village reported 26 cases of Covid-19 as of Tuesday evening. A staggering 20 residents have tested positive, along with 6 staff members. 

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As Atchison County Commissioners continue seeking ways to hold the line on county spending they took action Tuesday to reduce the appropriation for the Atchison County Extension Council in 2022.

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An overlay project on U.S. 59 has begun in Atchison County. The work covers approximately 14.5 miles, from the Jefferson/Atchison county line to the western city limits of Atchison.

Atchison Mayor Abby Bartlett cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of the new 500 and 600 block of Commercial Street Friday night with other leaders of the Atchison community. The blocks were opened earlier in the week and the celebration took place Friday night with food, drinks and a perfo…

The Atchison County Community Schools Education Foundation is one of 26 Kansas nonprofit organizations that will benefit from combined total of more than $4 million dollars of Community Service Tax Credits, Governor Laura Kelly recently announced.

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Due to a reporter's mistake, three past editions of the Atchison Globe have contained errors: A page 1 story, in Saturday, July 3 edition, " Lancaster Council to appoint mayor"; a page 1 story in the Saturday, July 10 edition, "July Fourth celebration to shine in history"; and a page A3 stor…

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Wednesday, Aug. 11

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Project Concern, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to people 60 years of age and older so that they can live independently with maximum involvement in community activities and affairs.

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PRATT –Widespread sampling for invasive crayfish had never occurred in Kansas lakes – that is, until the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) recently funded a university project focused on the freshwater crustacean. KDWP’s Aquatic Nuisance Species Program and Ecological Services s…

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With the increased presence of the Delta variant in the region, local health departments, providers and community groups are continuing to hold free COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics. The emergence of the Delta variant poses a dangerous risk to communities across Kansas.

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USD 409 Superintendent Renee Scott announced Wednesday evening via a YouTube social media post that the district will again re-engage a mask-wearing mandate for students and staff in the Atchison Public Schools system.

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The 500 to 600 blocks of Commercial Street in downtown Atchison opened to traffic Tuesday evening. A grand opening event was held Friday evening hosted by Locally Atchison Main Street and the Atchison Area Chamber of Commerce. This is the first time traffic has driven down the street in abou…