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Keep an eye on your blood pressure

If you have this diagnosis, you probably get a lot of advice, perhaps even nagging, from your physician, as well as your family and friends.

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2018-08-14 15:39:00

Injuries reported in ATV vs. ATV wreck

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol collision report released online, Krissy L. Hanshaw, 22, of Cummings, driver of a 2004 Polaris DVX Sport ATV, crested a hill at about 11:15 p.m. Saturday while driving west within or near the 17000 block of 206th Road, about 1 mile west of Potter, southwest of At

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2018-08-13 15:42:00

USD 409 readies for public hearing on 2019 budget

The value of each dollar in the 20-mill state levied general fund carries a value of $84,159, which is an increase of about $4,000 in the previous year. This means the assessed valuation total of the school district for the general fund is $84.1 million.

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2018-08-13 21:47:00

Boil advisory issued in Kansas town

An Atchison County, Kansas, town was placed under a boil-water advisory from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-08-14 21:08:00

USD 409 nail down mascot forum

USD 409 Board of Education members invite all stakeholders to come and share their viewpoints during a special meeting to hear comments at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17 at Atchison Elementary School, 825 N. 17th St. in Atchison.

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2018-08-14 18:33:00

'Indian tacos' blamed in mass sickness at Doniphan County church

ATCHISON, Kansas — At least 50 people were sickened in Highland, Kansas, after sharing a dinner at an area church, with four hospitalized at Mosaic Life Care.

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-08-13 16:40:00

In this KC-area district, boys and girls will share gender-neutral restrooms

No more separate restrooms for boys and girls, with rows of feet-showing stalls. The North Kansas City school district is going fully gender neutral at two new elementary schools, opening on Wednesday, as well as in a few renovated restrooms in North Kansas City High School and the sixth-grade cente

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-08-14 05:30:00

County attorney to speak on deadly shooting of man involving Leavenworth officer

His family says they're in the dark about what lead to the officer's actions, and seeing which policy he violated would give them the answers they've waited for, for more than a year.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-08-13 15:27:26

Former Leavenworth police officer indicted in 2017 fatal shooting of man in SUV

A former Leavenworth police officer has been indicted in the 2017 shooting death of Antonio Garcia, Jr. , who was in the driver’s seat of an SUV when the officer shot him multiple times.Leavenworth County Prosecutor Todd Thompson announced the indictment in a news conference Monday morning.Ken Barne

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-08-13 11:21:00

Valley Falls trailer home 'total loss' after fire

VALLEY FALLS, Kan. (KSNT) - A Valley Falls trailer home is a total loss after catching fire.It happened at 204 Walnut St. just after midnight.The Valley Falls fire chief said those inside heard a "popping" noise and were able to safely escape.The fire is believed to be caused by improper disposal of

KSNT - 2018-08-13 12:34:21

Grand jury files involuntary manslaughter indictment against Leavenworth officer

A grand jury indicted Matthew R. Harrington, 25, on one count of involuntary manslaughter in connection to the July 11, 2017 shooting.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-08-13 16:38:05

Tonganoxie police searching for man last seen Saturday

Joseph Atchison was last seen in the city at about 3 p.m., he was driving a red 2000 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck with Kansas tags: 898BBF. He was wearing tan cargo shorts, a grey T-shirt and a baseball cap.


Photos: Saints Saturday regimen packed with intensity

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Kansas City police investigate shooting of infant

Police investigated the shooting of an infant early Monday morning in east Kansas City.Kansas City police said the child was shot in the ankle at 2 a.m. inside a house at 16th and Lister.AdvertisementOfficers were trying to determine how that infant was struck.The child was taken to the hospital. Po

KMBC.COM - 2018-08-13 09:39:00

Goat clusters: Barnyard Weed Warriors snarf down plants for weed control in rural Tonganoxie

Powell, who is from Hunter in north central Kansas, has taken her goats across the state to help tame down weeds and other vegetation.


Western students turn focus to city's Downtown

Evan Banks, a senior political science and history major, leads the charge in developing St. Joe Third Thursdays, a monthly event to get students to head Downtown. The first Third Thursday will be Thursday, Aug. 16.


What's up for Aug. 13

Coloring for adults, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills branch, 502 N. Woodbine Road. For information, call816-236-2107.


Possible Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Associated with Indian Taco Dinner in City of Highland - WIBW News Now!

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Doniphan County Health Department (DCHD) are currently conducting an outbreak investigation associated with an election day Indian Taco Dinner at the Highland United Methodist Presbyterian Church in Highland, Kan., on Aug. 7.


Region's crop dusters adjust to subpar year

Pilot Eric Smith, of McElwain Sprayers, taxis on a runway after landing one of the company's planes Friday morning at the Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport in Atchison, Kansas. McElwain is one of at least five crop dusting services that operate in the region.


What's up for Aug. 12

St. Joseph Herb Gardeners Club seminar, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills branch, 502 N. Woodbine Road. Nick Kohler will present “Our Poisoned Body: Natural Healing and Protection.” Seminar is free and open to the public.