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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.
Every Tuesdays in Atchison, KS the Fox Theater has a special for students: just $5 to see a movie.  Travis Grossman enters checks in visitors. Photo by Catherine Tighe.
The third annual Muddy River Music Festival was hosted in Atchison on Sept. 14, drawing crowds from many surrounding towns. One of the many bands that performed was Under...
The Atchison Public Library serves a local destination for relaxing, researching and renting out books and movies. Its services are often used by students and townspeople. One man who frequents the library is...