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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...
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...
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 Benedictine College Black Student Union is teaming up with Atchison United and the Ministerial Alliance to host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Celebration. The march and celebration highlight the second year 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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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.