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A federal bankruptcy court says Atchison Hospital’s purchase of the health care facilities and assets in Horton that supported the defunct Horton Community Hospital can go forward, paving a path to the restoration of local medical services.

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Amid uncertain winter weather conditions set for Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18, various institutional closures have been announced.

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HIGHLAND — The future of the Highland Scotties women’s basketball team remains uncertain after carefully controlled discussions over the course of four hours on Wednesday produced no official action.

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Next Monday, amid the national observance of the Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., the Atchison Ministerial Alliance will come together once more for an annual commemoration.

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A local boy diagnosed in December with an aggressive form of cancer that forms in the nervous tissue of young patients has received support from far and wide, and Atchison area supporters gathered this week to help out.

A woman lost control of her vehicle on Thursday evening while heading toward the Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge, causing it to cross the center line and hit a truck towing hay baler equipment at the foot of the bridge.

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A high-profile homicide in the town of Doniphan has seen charges against the three men accused of culpability in the fall 2019 death upgraded to murder in the second degree.

A diverse assembly of faith groups has come together in the common creed that no matter how one worships God, a new year is a new opportunity for all to build a better future.

Some international newcomers are expected to be admitted to Missouri and Kansas in the coming year after their respective governors have taken action to admit them.

A Leavenworth man heard orders on Monday to serve more prison time a felony shoplifting crime he committed back in November of 2017 in Atchison.

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Officials say that in light of "recent world events," Fort Leavenworth, a U.S. Army base that is part of the Leavenworth community, will have tighter security for an undefined period of time.

A weekend rollover involving a deer sent two persons to an area hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries in the western portion of Atchison County.

A federal judge has put off a final decision on approving or rejecting the new owner of Horton Community Hospital, with a new hearing set for later this month.

OAKLAND, Calif. — The cities and suburbs on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay are home to 2.7 million people, a world-class University of California campus and bedroom communities for Silicon Valley that produce median incomes 50 percent higher than the national average.

How will this community remember the “Tens?” Only history will tell, but what follows is an Atchison Globe contribution to it, for history’s own sake.

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The previous decade has seen a lot of progress in public awareness of the threat of abusive relationships and domestic violence, victim advocates say, but amid an ever-changing social landscape in the Information Age, challenges remain.

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Individuals with disabilities in Missouri soon may have access to a wide variety of apprenticeships through a new pilot program involving the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development’s Office of Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning.