Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory Mike Ford is seen here with the 20-inch telescope that will soon be replaced with a 24-inch telescope. The 20-inch scope has been in use at the science center and its predecessor, Elk Creek Observatory, for nearly 15 years. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
For nearly 15 years, a 20-inch reflector telescope served the scientific needs of Holton’s Elk Creek Observatory and its successor, the Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory.
Royal Valley’s Christopher “Buddy” Lundin-Burger (right) and Holton’s Cooper Sheldon (left) were named first and second place, respectively, in this year’s Jackson County Spelling Bee.	(Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Christopher “Buddy” Lundin-Burger, a sixth-grader at Royal Valley Middle School, won the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday after correctly spelling the word “hoarsely.”
From left, Holton High School students Alexis Twombly, Sarah Bond, Athena Baldwin and Gladys Heitzmann rehearse a scene from “Delval Divas,” a comedy to be presented on the HHS stage at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday.
The Holton High School drama department will stage the comedy “Delval Divas” with an all-female cast this coming Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10-11.
Jeff "Tigger" Erhardt, radio and rodeo host, entertainer, motivational speaker and recent transplant to the Holton area, addressed the recent Jackson County Livestock Association annual meeting. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
When it comes to raising top-quality livestock, who’s the boss ― the producer or the consumer?
Wendell Castle, a 1951 graduate of Holton High School who went on to become recognized as “the father of the art furniture movement,” died recently at his home in upstate New York, it has been reported.
Jeff Colyer, 57, was sworn in as the 47th governor of Kansas Wednesday afternoon after Gov.
Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory Mike Ford is seen here with the 20-inch telescope that will soon be replaced with a 24-inch telescope. The 20-inch scope has been in use at the science center and its predecessor, Elk Creek Observatory, for nearly 15 years. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Royal Valley’s Christopher “Buddy” Lundin-Burger (right) and Holton’s Cooper Sheldon (left) were named first and second place, respectively, in this year’s Jackson County Spelling Bee.	(Photo by Ali Holcomb)
From left, Holton High School students Alexis Twombly, Sarah Bond, Athena Baldwin and Gladys Heitzmann rehearse a scene from “Delval Divas,” a comedy to be presented on the HHS stage at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Jeff "Tigger" Erhardt, radio and rodeo host, entertainer, motivational speaker and recent transplant to the Holton area, addressed the recent Jackson County Livestock Association annual meeting. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Royal Valley's Judson Mathis took fourth place in the 113-pound weight class at the Big 7 League wrestling tournament.
Holton's Jake Barnes at left, took first place in the 106-pound weight class at the Big 7 League wrestling meet recently.
The Holton school board Monday evening approved the purchase of 10 computer tablets and the necessary related software to track the 10 routes of school buses and the students onboard traveling to and from school at a cost of $31,308 for a three-year contract. The Verizon-based tracking system idea...
The Royal Valley Board of Education is considering the possibility of adding a community pre-school to the elementary school next year.  During the board’s meeting Monday evening, Superintendent Aaric Davis reported that applications are now being accepted by the state for districts to receive...

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The Holton school board Monday evening approved the purchase of 10 computer tablets and the necessary related software to track the 10 routes of school buse

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Royal Valley's Judson Mathis took fourth place in the 113-pound weight class at the Big 7 League wrestling tournament.

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