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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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Severe winter weather is not only hard on people but can be a life and death struggle for birds. Though birds also require water and shelter, food is often the resource most lacking during cold weather. Many different bird food mixes are available because various species often prefer differe…

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A 35-year-old Atchison woman remained in jail Friday morning with formal charges pending in connection with a stabbing that resulted in injury to a man in the 500 block of Mound Street.

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Thursday evening the city hosted a meet and greet for two candidates seeking the office of City Manager. Joe Warren the current Assistant City Manager for Atchison and Amy Finch, City Manager from Cookston, Minnesota were on hand to greet members of the public.

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Ask 3rd District County Commissioner Casey Quinn about her representative district and she will likely tell you it is her job to represent a portion of constituents wherever they reside within her district whether they reside in Atchison city limits or in a rural part of the county.

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The Atchison County Historical Society met on January 10th to discuss several topics including an update on memberships. When the society looked back to 2018 they only had 20 members, in 2020 that had increased by 72 and in 2021 it had increased to 116. The goal of the society is to increase…

EMPORIA – Emporia State University congratulates more than 750 undergraduates named to the university honor roll. Students from this area who qualified are: Katilyn Nitz, of Cummings; Stetson Diveley, Severance; and Joshua Schmalz, of Winchester.

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TOPEKA — Washburn University is pleased to announce the students in its fall 2021 graduating class. More than 700 students completed their courses for certificates, associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees.

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The Atchison County Kansas Genealogical Society of Atchison began in 1991 and is housed at the local Atchison Library. The group is comprised of 25 members that help citizens from the area with questions about their ancestors.

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For some years now, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has had a special meaning to the community surrounding Benedictine College, in particular its influential Black Student Union.

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EFFINGHAM — USD 377 Board of Education members unanimously adopted the latest of state guidelines for return to school as presented to them in a special meeting late Tuesday afternoon to discuss the district’s COVID-19 Guidelines.

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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.