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  1. Atchison activists protest against Dakota Access PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Capital-Journal

    About 40 people demonstrated Saturday morning along the banks of the Kansas River near Atchison's Amelia Earhart Bridge against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, said organizer Felicia Smith. "We're not calling ourselves 'protestors,' we're calling ourselves 'protectors,' " Smith said in a telephone interview Saturday afternoon.

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  2. County to consider proposed Tarwater rezoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | The Capital-Journal

    The Shawnee County Commission plans Monday to consider approving a zoning change that would allow for the expansion of Tarwater Farm and Home Supply, 4109 N.W. Topeka Blvd. The proposal is among items on the agenda when Commissioners Shelly Buhler, Bob Archer and Kevin Cook meet at 9 a.m. in their chambers at Room B-11 of the County Courthouse, 200 S.E. 7th. County commissioners plan to consider changing zoning from the current mixture of residential reserve and commercial classifications to a "planned unit development district" for property owned by Tarwater Real Estate at 4019 and 4109 N.W. Topeka Blvd. A PUD is a designed grouping of varied and compatible land uses within one contained development or subdivision.

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  3. Atchison man sentenced to life for sex crimes against childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Heath Umphenour, 42, was found guilty in May by a jury in Doniphan County of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, one count of aggravated criminal sodomy, four counts of sexual exploitation of a child and two counts of breach of privacy. Because four of the charges involve a victim under the age of 14, they fall under a state statute known as Jessica's Law.

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  4. Topekans get on board with Railroad FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Trains roll through Topeka's Great Overland Train Station, 701 N. Kansas Ave., with a reliability that would impress any old-fashioned, stopwatch-wielding conductor. For nine years, the station has welcomed equally faithful crowds to a special event inspired by the community's railroad history along with a need for plain and simple fun.

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  5. BNSF dedicates pocket park, Cyrus K. Holliday statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    BNSF's new pocket park features a covered canopy, a stature of Cyrus K. Holliday, a BNSF locomotive replica, a full size railroad signal and a bell that visitors can ring. A plat map of Topeka from years past sits at the feet of a Cyrus K. Holliday statue in BNSF's new pocket park at 10th and Kansas Ave., Thursday morning.

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  6. Marcas McGowan pleads guilty to Atchison kidnapping that killed 5-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    An Atchison man who kidnapped a 5-year-old girl, fired at police officers and led them on a high-speed chase pleaded guilty Thursday to two felonies that could send him to prison for life. Marcas McGowan, 32, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of kidnapping resulting in death and one count of discharging a firearm during a crime of violence.

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  7. Brown County deputy arrests Jessica Mottin, wanted in trafficking at...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Jessica Mottin, 27, of Atchison, was arrested in connection with possession of stolen property, felony obstruction, possession of meth, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She also had a $2,500 warrant out of Shawnee County for trafficking contraband in a correctional facility.

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  8. Forecasters warn of flooding in Kansas after spring stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The National Weather Service says flood warnings are in effect until mid- to late Wednesday morning for more than a dozen counties. The counties include Douglas, Geary, Riley, Shawnee, Johnson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Atchison, Coffey, Franklin, Jackson, Lyon, Osage, Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee.

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  9. Eisenhower principal Morrisey will take helm at Topeka HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka Public Schools has named Eisenhower Middle School princial Rebecca Morrisey to retiring school administrator Linda Wiley as the next principal of Topeka High School. The Topeka Board of Education approved the decision Thursday evening to place Morrisey, who has worked at USD 501 since 2009, at the head of the 2,000-student school, an icon of the school district that dates to the 1930s.

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  10. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, will present the murder mystery comedy "The Butler Did It," written by Tim Kelly, at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $8 for students. Call 367-7469 for reservations.

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  11. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe, will present the murder mystery comedy "The Butler Did It," written by Tim Kelly, at 2 p.m. Sundays, March 13 and 20, and at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 18-19. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $8 for students.

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  12. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Historian and educator Carl Graves will give a talk, "Border War Ballads: Territorial and Civil War Songs of Kansas and Missouri," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St. in Lecompton. Cost: Suggested donation of $3 for adults.

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  13. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Historian and educator Carl Graves will give a talk, "Border War Ballads: Territorial and Civil War Songs of Kansas and Missouri," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St. in Lecompton. Cost: Suggested donation of $3 for adults.

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  14. At Home Living: Decorator shows off holiday styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    I was so, so excited to decorate my cottage for Christmas this year. I have to confess, this is not always the case.

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  15. Former Atchison high school teacher charged with having relationship with 17-year-old studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    A Missouri woman has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student in 2012 while she was a high school teacher in the northeast Kansas town of Atchison. Thirty-five-year-old Shelley Aversman, of Rushville, Missouri, was charged Wednesday in Atchison County with one count of unlawful sexual relations with a student.

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  16. 1 person in custody after alleged online threat to Benedictine College in AtchisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    The St. Joseph News-Press reports security was increased at Benedictine College late Tuesday after an anonymous threat posted on the social networking site YikYak. Atchison police Chief Mike Wilson says authorities arrested one person associated with the comments, but formal charges hadn't been filed early Wednesday.

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  17. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Kids are welcome to trick-or-treat among the animals by visiting the candy trails during Spooktacular, noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at Sunset Zoo, 2333 Oak St. in Manhattan. KIWANIS PARADE - The Kiwanis Club of Atchison will celebrate the club's 96th birthday during the 2015 Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 31. This year's theme is Halloween HOWL of Fame.

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  18. Northeast Kansas happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    The annual Maple Leaf Festival will continue Sunday, Oct. 18, in Baldwin City. The event, including more than 300 arts and crafts booths, kids' activities, a parade, arts, music and food, will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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