Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.
Grand champions have been awarded at this year's Jackson County Fair. 
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia (center) is shown with Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (right) Tuesday at a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing about rural health care.
Carrie Saia, CEO of Holton Community Hospital, testified in Washington, D.C. Tuesday at a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing to discuss rural healthcare disparities created by Medicare regulations. 
Forrestal Hickman (shown above) explodes upwards during a plyometric drill as part of a workout with Russ Riederer in the HHS weight room recently. The former Wildcat will be reporting to training camp with the San Diego Chargers at the end of the month.
  Take one look at Holton native Forrestal Hickman and one of the first thoughts that will probably cross your mind is, ‘that guy looks like an NFL player.’
Jesse Lynch (at right) waited for a delivery of street bricks from Clint Lovell so that he could finish laying another row of bricks in the 600 block of Wisconsin Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
A special rescue training session was held for area firefighters last Saturday utilizing two Royal Valley school buses that were set to be salvaged.
Just before Saturday’s Jackson County Fair horse show came to a premature close due to rain, horse show judge Tossie Kirkham (second from right) met with younger showmanship contestants and gave them helpful hints on how to improve their performance. The rest of the horse show will be held starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 25 at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, weather permitting. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  Saturday’s Jackson County Fair horse show ended earlier than ex­pected due to rain making the Northeast Kansas Heritage Com­plex horse arena too muddy, but some portions of the show were still able to get off without a hitch.
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia (center) is shown with Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (right) Tuesday at a Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing about rural health care.
Forrestal Hickman (shown above) explodes upwards during a plyometric drill as part of a workout with Russ Riederer in the HHS weight room recently. The former Wildcat will be reporting to training camp with the San Diego Chargers at the end of the month.
Just before Saturday’s Jackson County Fair horse show came to a premature close due to rain, horse show judge Tossie Kirkham (second from right) met with younger showmanship contestants and gave them helpful hints on how to improve their performance. The rest of the horse show will be held starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 25 at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, weather permitting. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.
Grand champions have been awarded at this year's Jackson County Fair. 
The Royal Valley Board of Education is proposing a 5.322 mill increase for its 2016-2017 school budget to help offset a reduction in state aid due to the block grant budget formula.  At a special board meeting Monday evening, board members agreed to propose a budget that includes 47.877 mills,...
At a special meeting here on Monday evening, the Holton school board took the time to focus solely on the proposed new budget for the upcoming school year and to hear input from Superintendent Dennis Stones and Assistant Superintendent Joe Kelly.  While the future of school funding is still up in...
Jackson Heights district patrons are looking at a minor decrease in their district’s mill levy for the 2015-16 school year, but due to an increase in the district’s property valuation, it will still generate more in revenue for the district, according to a proposed budget for the upcoming school...

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Thirteen-year-old Olivia Yingst (right) found herself having to deal with a somewhat unruly crossbred market steer at Tuesday’s Jackson County Fair beef show at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex, but the struggle paid off in the end. Yingst’s animal was named grand champion market steer of the show by judge Kayla Bodenhausen (center), after being named best heavyweight crossbred steer and best overall crossbred steer. Also shown in the photo above is 4-H Ambassador John Kennedy.

Grand champions have been awarded at this year's Jackson County Fair. 

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Jackson Heights running back Adam Brey (shown above, middle) shoots through a hole created by his lineman and fellow backs as the team runs through some plays at summer camp. JHHS coach Caleb Wick said the leadership of Brey and his fellow seniors will go a long way towards building this team up heading into the fall.
  If Jackson Heights’ summer football camp is any indication, then the high school team could be a small group this fall. While the Cobras might not crack 30 players on the roster this...

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