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The Atchison County Fair (July 16 – 23) will be here before we know it. Check out the schedule on page 6 and start making your plans to attend. WCF SOF Saturday, September 17, 2016, 5 p.m. Main Street Rock…

July 16 – 23 – Atchison County Fair (See schedule on page 6.) July 17 – Don & Shirley Hendrix Couples Alternate Shot, 1 p.m. July 20 – Rock Port Lift Off, 6 p.m. July 23 – Atchison County Fair…

Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) is excited to once again be offering a Farmer’s Market on Tuesdays in the hospital parking lot. Vendors are welcome free of charge and may register by calling (660) 686-2317. Information for vendors is also available on…

Watermelon Day Clover Style! By Sam O’Riley, Youth Program Associate-National Watermelon Day is held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 and the Atchison County 4-H would like to invite all youth 5-7 years to come from 4-6 p.m. and enjoy watermelon…
Engineering Workshop

  On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, Black and Veatch in Overland Park, Kansas held an engineering workshop for high school students. Students could learn about different engineering careers and also learn what they need to do in high school to…

Submitted by Marilyn Alldredge, Wine Fest Coordinator It’s time to start making plans for the 7th Annual Great Northwest Wine Fest in Mound City’s North Griffith Park, September 24, 2016. The event will be hosted by Northwest MO Enterprise Facilitation…
Summer Reading Program

The first week of Summer Reading was a great success. Forty-two children came to listen and learn at the Library on Tuesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 7. Do you know what happens when you give a mouse a cookie?…

Last Thursday, July 7, 2016 storms ripped through Atchison County. From Langdon to Faifax a visible path of damage could be followed. Fairfax fared the worse with downed trees, power lines, and flattened grain bins and buildings.

by Amie Schleicher, Regional livestock specialist, University of Missouri Extension It wouldn’t be summertime without the county fair! Make plans to attend the Atchison County Fair, July 16-23, Atchison County fairgrounds, Rock Port. There are activities for all ages, and…

The Northwest Missouri Sportsman’s Club (NMSC) will be hosting their Outdoor Triathlon Fundraiser on Saturday, August 13. The triathlon consists of trap shoot and long range rifle competitions, held at Atchison County Shooting Sports and a 9-hole golf scramble at…