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The public is invited to join State Rep.John Eplee, MD, 63rd District for a 2021 Legislative Coffee at 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 15 at the Santa Fe Depot 200 South 10th Street in Atchison.

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Fleming-Jackson-Seever American Legion Post 6 and Lt. Jared Fox Jackson VFW Post 1175 veterans annually honor their comrades. Members of both Atchison military veterans’ organizations will begin the traditional Memorial Day services for U.S. military veterans starting at 9 a.m. Monday, May 3…

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Atchison Fire Department crews were paged out Tuesday afternoon to extinguish a grain bin fire along the U.S. 59 corridor in Atchison.

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A Sunday afternoon disturbance between two 19-year-old men sent one to the hospital and landed the other with Houston, Texas ties behind bars facing a felony charge.

A 28-year-old Atchison woman and a 17-year-old juvenile male were taken into custody after a Liberty, Missouri man arrived Saturday for a visit in the 2000 block of Birch Street and was taken to the hospital for injuries inflicted on him in connection from a ball bat, a chair and liquor bottle.

Around 40 youth and their parents gathered on Saturday at the Atchison State Fishing Lake for a free fishing clinic hosted by the YMCA, the KS Department of Wildlife and Parks, and the Boy Scouts of America.

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to remove the state of Colorado but has added more than 20 Colorado counties to the list, effective as of May 6. Those counties are listed below.

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy President Phil Baniewicz has announced this year’s graduation speaker. Athletic Director and Assistant Principal Richard “Dick” Hunninghake, will be the commencement speaker at MH-MA’s graduation May 22. Hunninghake has worked at the school 41 years and is retiring af…