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Stories about the Atchison community and beyond. Stories about Alumni.

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...
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...
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,...
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...
Grace King, The Circuit suicide’s victims can’t utter a word but we are survivors and we can be heard These lines were included in a poem by kp and posted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The...
This semester Benedictine College is offering a one-credit discovery seminar course entitled: “Discovering Atchison: Beyond the BC Bubble.” The Discovery seminar meets every Monday from 4:00-4:50pm. The course has two objectives: to ignite curiosity about the...
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...
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...