John Kennedy, Banner Creek Reservoir director, is shown above with several paddleboards and kayaks now available to rent at the reservoir. The equipment comes in both adult and youth sizes. In addition, two paddleboats (shown in the background) are available to rent.
As summer temperatures climb, northeast Kansans can go to Banner Creek Reservoir to find relief from the heat and an opportunity to try a new water sport as kayaks, paddleboats and paddleboards are now being offered for rent by the hour
Joe Hyatt (right) loaded up on fireworks Tuesday afternoon at the Stars and Stripes fireworks stand south of Holton, and Sierra Keehn (left) was ready to ring up Hyatt’s purchases to raise funds for Jackson Heights’ Fellowship of Christ
Miriam Krehbiel (center), president and CEO of United Way of Greater Topeka, led the discussion during the first of three "community conversation" events to be held in Jackson County this month. The events are to determine additional ways United Way funding can be used to assist with long-term change in the community. Community members pictured during Thursday's event include (from left) Pam Holaday, Sheila and Mike Day and Kelly Sipes. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
  To help facilitate change and make a lasting impact on the Jackson County community, the United Way of Greater Topeka hosted the first of three “community conversation” events in Holton Thursday evening.
Local military veterans Dorothy Rogers (at left on front row) and Charles Scheidegger (at right on front row) were among 50 veterans honored at the second-annual Quilts of Valor event on Saturday. Organizers Julie Bahret (rear left) and Connie Morgan (rear right) helped organize the dinner and presentation. Also shown is Rogers’ daughter, Jackie Sommers of Topeka. More than 300 dinners were served at the event. (Photo by David Powls)
  Fifty area veterans were honored for their service Saturday during the second annual Quilts of Valor event in Holton.
Seth Peterson of Holton snagged this seven-inch bluegill at the event.
Within 10 minutes Saturday morning, the fish began biting at the Kids Fishing Derby held at Banner Creek Reservoir for children ages three to 15.
Holton chiropractor Joe Schneider's last day on the job will be Friday after serving the Holton community for nearly 32 years. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
  Joe Schneider, a doctor of chiropractic medicine in Holton, is set to retire at the end of this week. Dr. Schneider’s last day with patients is Friday.
John Kennedy, Banner Creek Reservoir director, is shown above with several paddleboards and kayaks now available to rent at the reservoir. The equipment comes in both adult and youth sizes. In addition, two paddleboats (shown in the background) are available to rent.
Miriam Krehbiel (center), president and CEO of United Way of Greater Topeka, led the discussion during the first of three "community conversation" events to be held in Jackson County this month. The events are to determine additional ways United Way funding can be used to assist with long-term change in the community. Community members pictured during Thursday's event include (from left) Pam Holaday, Sheila and Mike Day and Kelly Sipes. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Local military veterans Dorothy Rogers (at left on front row) and Charles Scheidegger (at right on front row) were among 50 veterans honored at the second-annual Quilts of Valor event on Saturday. Organizers Julie Bahret (rear left) and Connie Morgan (rear right) helped organize the dinner and presentation. Also shown is Rogers’ daughter, Jackie Sommers of Topeka. More than 300 dinners were served at the event. (Photo by David Powls)
Seth Peterson of Holton snagged this seven-inch bluegill at the event.
Holton chiropractor Joe Schneider's last day on the job will be Friday after serving the Holton community for nearly 32 years. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
  Area government and financial institutions will be closed on Monday, July 4, so that employees may observe the Fourth of July holiday with their families. The Holton Recorder office will also be closed on Monday. The Monday, July 4 edition of the newspaper will be printed this Friday, July 1, so...
Nearly five hours of searching for a 3-year-old girl and her dog reported missing on Monday morning in western Jackson County ended in success for the girl’s family, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. “It was kind of a terrifying situation when you have a child go missing like that, not...
John Kennedy, Banner Creek Reservoir director, is shown above with several paddleboards and kayaks now available to rent at the reservoir. The equipment comes in both adult and youth sizes. In addition, two paddleboats (shown in the background) are available to rent.
As summer temperatures climb, northeast Kansans can go to Banner Creek Reservoir to find relief from the heat and an opportunity to try a new water sport as kayaks, paddleboats and paddleboards are now being offered for rent by the hour at the lake. The aquatic equipment can be rented from 4 p.m....
Joe Hyatt (right) loaded up on fireworks Tuesday afternoon at the Stars and Stripes fireworks stand south of Holton, and Sierra Keehn (left) was ready to ring up Hyatt’s purchases to raise funds for Jackson Heights’ Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter and the Soldier and Circleville Christian...

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Nearly five hours of searching for a 3-year-old girl and her dog reported missing on Monday morning in western Jackson County ended in success for the girl’s family, according to Jackson

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The Royal Valley softball team will compete at regionals in Oskaloosa. 

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