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John R. Kurth, an Atchison attorney, is among the six nominees aiming for an open seat on the in the 1st Judicial District in Kansas.

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Less than a drop of Polychlorinated Biphneyls might not sound like a lot, but is enough to cost the county coffer thousands of dollars to rectify some contamination in used oil barrel at the transfer station at Effingham.

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Atchison Public Schools leaders plan to gather at 7 p.m. Monday, July 13, in the community room at the USD 409 Board of Education office at 626 Commercial St.

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Local leaders are putting their heads together to make a decision within the next few weeks to determine how to utilize about $3.2 million in government funding in the wake of impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Atchison United/Atchison NAACP will hold a voter drive this Saturday. Free masks will be provided by Live Well Live Atchison and the Berger Company with free food distribution from the Salvation Army.

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A worker at the local Bradken complex suffered serious harm after an incident on Thursday afternoon, and their condition isn’t known.

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A teen from the Atchison County area died on Sunday morning in a collision with a semi-trailer truck as a result of a directional crossover of unknown cause on Kansas Highway 4 in Jefferson County. 

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Since Horton lost its local medical center in March, the fate of its building and related properties has been uncertain, but it is now apparent that these assets will remain in local hands.

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Less than a drop of Polychlorinated Biphneyls might not sound like a lot, but is enough to cost the county coffer thousands of dollars to rectify some contamination in used oil barrel at the transfer station at Effingham.

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Local leaders are putting their heads together to make a decision within the next few weeks to determine how to utilize about $3.2 million in government funding in the wake of impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A new leader soon will take over the helm at Atchison Senior Village, the county-run residential care facility.

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Atchison County Commission Vice-chairman Eric Noll’s second attempt to strike down Gov. Laura Kelley’s recent mandated executive order regarding face masks in public to lower the pandemic spread died again within a week.

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The value of Atchison County is on the rise as indicated by the figures calculated by Atchison County Clerk Michelle Phillips.

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Jesse Greenly has been a well known figure head in the Atchison community for many years and was appointed as the newest City Commissioner Monday night.

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Adults residing within Atchison city limits who are interested in serving as an Atchison City Commission are invited to throw their hats into the ring for consideration to fulfill the unexpired term of Former Mayor Shawn Rizza.

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For the first time in more than 30 years, drivers can park their cars along the south side in the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Kansas Avenue thanks to a recommendation from City of Atchison employees.

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John R. Kurth, an Atchison attorney, is among the six nominees aiming for an open seat on the in the 1st Judicial District in Kansas.

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Three Northeast Kansas area residents have been sent to Kansas City area hospitals with injuries suffered in as the result of two unrelated injury accidents that recently occurred along Missouri roadways.

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A 39-year-old Atchison man is facing felony charges filed Monday following his arrest arising from allegations of child abuse on Sunday inflicted from a board.