The Atchison Globe was founded Dec. 8, 1877 by renowned author-publisher E.W. Howe. Today, the Globe is a twice-weekly newspaper published Wednesday and Saturdays, in addition to atchisonglobenow.com, the community’s only up-to-the minute news source. The Globe is the only locally published newspaper in Atchison County.
The Globe has won numerous awards over the years, including having won the sweepstakes award as the best mid-size weekly newspaper in Kansas six of the past seven years.
The Globe focuses coverage on local news, including government, schools, crime and courts, business, religion, agriculture and sports.
The Globe is also the most reliable advertising source in Atchison County, with proven results to help grow area businesses.
In 2011, Atchison Public Schools USD 409 commissioned a private market study through Springsted, which listed the local newspaper as the top source for school news by a ratio of almost 3-to-1 over any other news source.