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It’s official. The skate park in Atchison is up and running.  The new outdoor recreational area was funded by Skate High with Hope the Joshua Kinsman Foundation.  It’s a memorial for Joshua Kinsman who passed away in 2018 at the...
As morning breaks, fog can be seen gently rolling off the mighty Missouri River and ascending over the bluffs to reveal the historical river town of Atchison. However, fog is not all that veils this...
The Riverhouse Restaurant officially opened for business on July 15. The casual, chef-inspired, steakhouse aims to provide the town of Atchison a gathering place to unwind and socialize.   It is located at 101 Commercial St, and operates Thursday through Saturdays from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. It also provides special happy hour discounts from 3-6 p.m.  In its weeks since opening, the restaurant has featured multiple live music performances...
Benedictine College graduate Durell Anthony earns a spot on Team John Legend on NBC’s TV show “The Voice” with his rendition of “What’s going on” by Marvin Gaye.  Anthony hails from Atchison, KS, and graduated from Benedictine in 2008 with a...
Mueller’s Locker Room has recently implemented new regulations that require bar patrons to give two forms of identification to be served alcohol. This new regu- lation came in light of there being numerous incidents of...
Now in the homestretch of election season, political campaigns are firing on all cylinders in the lead up to Election Day. As a part of the “Keep Kansas Great” Tour, Republican candidates made a stop...
The community of Atchison welcomed new investors this summer, when Colorado natives Mike and Nora McCory opened up a new ice cream parlor: Lickity Split. A New Local Business Located on Commercial Street - across from the...
Lent took an unexpected turn due to COVID-19, causing Catholics to give up more than just their initial sacrifices, but Mass and Adoration as well.  Adjusting to the New Reality  Mikael Tommer, senior, struggled with how to react to public Masses and Adoration...
An unpredictable game for the Kansas City Chiefs turned out to be a well-fought loss to the Green Bay Packers 31-24, as quarterback Matt Moore started. Filling in for injured MVP Patrick Mahomes,...
The previous owner of Maria's Mexican Restaurant in Atchison, KS has recently passed and while this is a tragedy for manager Amanda Rodriguez and employees, it is affecting business as well.