Monday, 24 July 2017
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Call us to get YOUR text ad here
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Westar Unveils New Monument In Atchison
07/14/2017

(KAIR)--An artistic investment.

That's what Atchison City Manager Trey Cocking calls a new monument donated by Westar Energy that was unveiled Friday morning on the southeast corner of 10th and Main in Atchison.

“We've really worked closely with Westar over the last six years,” Cocking said. “We've had a lot of problems with power outages just with Bradken and MGP, they had such a high demand for power. So, we worked closely with them over the last six years on a new infrastructure system for their power to get in town and provide reliable electricity to our giant industrial users in town.”

Representatives from Westar along with city leaders gathered around the 8-foot monument affirming Westar's special relationship with the city of Atchison.

“Things like this is what makes a community special, when you have something that differentiates it from any other community in Kansas or the United States,” Cocking said. “I'm just proud of what has happened here.”

As part of Westar's $50 million investment in Atchison, the new Amelia Earhart substation at 5th and Q Street will feature a 12-foot tall concrete wall around the substation with a timeline outlining Earhart's personal and professional accomplishments.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two Killed, Three Injured, in Brown Co Wreck
Historic 'Mushroom' Shelter To Be Demolished
Sex Charge Against Former Kickapoo Officer Dismissed
Mayetta Boy Dies Following Explosion
Car Wrecked and Burned; Driver Not Found
Six State Enforcement Includes the Local Area
Services Saturday For Local Plane Crash Victim
Funeral Set For Home Invasion Victim
Missouri Man Sought by Brown Co Authorities
Teen Dies In Rulo Area Wreck
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Mayetta Boy Dies Following Explosion
Man Sentenced After Crash Kills 2 Relatives
Woman Sentenced in Mother's Beating Death
Injury Wreck Sends Effingham Woman To Hospital
Services Set for Pilot Killed in Atchison Co Crash
A Step Closer For Taco Bell In Atchison
Proposed Seneca City Budget Contains Mill Levy Decrease
Doniphan Co Fair Begins Monday
Six State Enforcement Includes the Local Area
New Hiawatha Community Hospital CEO Hired
Click Here For All Stories

©2017 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group