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When Leonard Sauer was 4 years old, his father bought the very first tractor for the family farm. “I can remember like it was today. It had no muffler, nothing. And it made so much noise, I was afraid of the thing,” he said

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LOS ANGELES — Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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ST. JOSEPH, Missouri — A number of organizations are working together to make sure children have what they need before the first day of classes this August.

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Two undergraduates at Northwest Missouri State University bonded over mathematics in the mid-1960s. A few years later, they took part in something that changed mankind.

TOPEKA — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday dropped a policy that allowed several thousand Kansas adults to keep receiving food assistance after failing to meet a work requirement, reversing course days after the state's Republican attorney general threatened to file a lawsuit.

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Lewis A. Pick and William G. Sloan, namesakes of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, envisioned in the 1940s a system of dams on the Missouri River to provide flood protection, irrigation and power generation.

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Because of incomplete information provided to a reporter, a story published in the Wednesday, July 10, Atchison Globe edition omitted that the Salute to Summer Fun events held on Independence Day featured food prepared by the Burke, Callahan and Oswald families.

LANCASTER — In a time when a lot of Americans don’t see eye to eye on important issues, and the definition of what is or what isn’t patriotic is often debated, it’s important to remember where we all come from.

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WINTHROP, Missouri — After two months of blockage by the swollen Missouri River, the fastest route to St. Joseph, Missouri, has been cleared as the waters recede, with some restrictions.

TOPEKA — A former federal prosecutor and current executive in a company that invests in the legal marijuana industry on Monday launched his campaign in Kansas as a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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The Kansas Highway Patrol has released the identity of a fatal plane crash that occurred late Friday afternoon in Brown County.

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A blaze on Sunday damaged an out building serving as an unattached garage, before the Atchison Fire Department put it out.

MGP honored Atchison-area retirees at a recent company-wide gathering. Ranging in years of service from 30 to more than 45, the five honorees logged nearly 200 years’ combined experience at the company in roles across the organization from customer service to operations.