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Saturday, Oct. 23

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Atchison County Community Schools’ leaders approved the classified staff and bus driver salaries will have an increase, and gave the go ahead for school board representatives to approach Atchison County Teachers Association members about opening up negotiations.

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Just because fall is here doesn't mean it's time to stop using flea preventatives on pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian.

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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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LEAVENWORTH – After a three-day trial, a jury recently convicted a 46-year-old Kansas City man for attempted involuntary manslaughter for shooting his acquaintance Feb. 13, 2019 at a residence in Easton.

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K-State Research and Extension is offering a 31-day fitness program of fun and adventure for all ages as well as a fall photo contest.

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Atchison County Clerk Michelle Phillips has announced that Atchison County Commission members have canceled the regular workshop and business meeting Tuesday, Oct 19. Commissioners and multiple county department heads will be attending the annual Kansas Association of Counties Conference that day.

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A 44-year-old Atchison man was arrested in recent days for alleged distribution of dangerous drugs and presumed hallucinogenic substances within close proximity of a school as the result of a month-long Sheriff’s Office investigation.

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Charges were pending Wednesday against A 37-year-old Atchison man in connection with what police say was a domestic disturbance a few days earlier in recent days in the 600 block of Unity Street.

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Covid-19 disrupted lives and annual meetings alike, as was the case for the 2020 Atchison County Historical Society meeting. In high spirits, Steve Caplinger, director of the historical society, welcomed a large membership group to the 2021 meeting. He started the meeting with the good news …

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Phase one of the skateboard park has now been dedicated. The park was the dream of Joshua Kinsman who was an avid skateboarder and left behind a letter asking for a skateboard park. His parents Pamela Cline and Jeremy Watkins have worked tirelessly to make that dream come true.

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The Kansas Preservation Alliance (KPA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 award of honor has been presented to the Fox Theatre in Atchison, KS. The Fox Theatre, built in 1949, occupies a prominent location in the middle of the 600 block of Commercial Street, the primary commercial thorough…

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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.