Holton residents Ray (right) and Leesa Harshaw (center) recently received the Holton Yard of the Year honor from the City of Holton, represented here by Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle.
Acting Holton City Manager Kerwin McKee will become the new full-time city manager on Aug. 1 after the Holton City Commission voted to offer him the job on Monday. McKee, a 20-year employee of the city, replaces recently-departed city manager Bret Bauer.
Holton’s search for a new city manager is over — and the Holton City Commission didn’t have to look too far to find one.
Vickie Wold (right), one of the organizers for the new free public library in Denison, helped Penny Hopkins, 7, select a book to check out during the library’s grand opening on Friday. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
A group of volunteers have opened a public library at the community building in Denison.
Holton saw the opening of a new Walmart store this morning with the ceremonial ribbon-cutting signaling the first day of business at the new, 24-hour store. Shown from left are Walmart employees Bob Basel, Michele Bloom, Dianna Beatty, Lisa Lehmkuhl, Lorrie Proctor, Cheryl Henry, Clara Lovvorn, Janet Corning and store manager Cale Worthington. At 70,000 square feet, the new store is nearly double the size of the old 38,000-square-foot store, Worthington said.
A ribbon-cutting was held during Wednesday's grand opening of the new Walmart in Holton.
This photo shows Holton’s Olivia Yingst serving the volleyball. Yingst will be a freshman this year.
The Holton summer volleyball league for high school players ended with a tourney last Wednesday evening. These two photos were taken on the final night of competition. .
Acting Holton City Manager Kerwin McKee will become the new full-time city manager on Aug. 1 after the Holton City Commission voted to offer him the job on Monday. McKee, a 20-year employee of the city, replaces recently-departed city manager Bret Bauer.
Vickie Wold (right), one of the organizers for the new free public library in Denison, helped Penny Hopkins, 7, select a book to check out during the library’s grand opening on Friday. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Holton saw the opening of a new Walmart store this morning with the ceremonial ribbon-cutting signaling the first day of business at the new, 24-hour store. Shown from left are Walmart employees Bob Basel, Michele Bloom, Dianna Beatty, Lisa Lehmkuhl, Lorrie Proctor, Cheryl Henry, Clara Lovvorn, Janet Corning and store manager Cale Worthington. At 70,000 square feet, the new store is nearly double the size of the old 38,000-square-foot store, Worthington said.
This photo shows Holton’s Olivia Yingst serving the volleyball. Yingst will be a freshman this year.
The Jackson County Community Band, under the direction of Jayme Malsom, played a dozen patriotic tunes for a receptive crowd at July Jubilee, held Friday at Banner Creek Reservoir. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Holton residents Ray (right) and Leesa Harshaw (center) recently received the Holton Yard of the Year honor from the City of Holton, represented here by Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle. This marks the sixth year for the award, said Reichle, who noted that the city annually accepts...
For the past five years, the Holton City Commission has fought to keep its ad valorem tax levy at a level it deemed reasonable. Starting in 2012, the city approved annual budgets that included a mill levy that averaged about 54.3 mills, helped four out of those five years by increases in the city’s...
The Jackson County 4-H Fair parade – the largest parade in the county each year – is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27. Clubs, businesses, organizations, church groups, politicians and others are all invited to participate in the annual event.  Line-up for the parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. and...
A busy weekend at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Center to be dominated by horses in riding, racing and roping events will kick off 91st-annual Jackson County Fair, starting with a two-night rodeo beginning this Friday. The main week of the fair runs from Monday, July 25, through Friday, July 29,...

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Holton residents Ray (right) and Leesa Harshaw (center) recently received the Holton Yard of the Year honor from the City of Holton, represented here by Holton Parks and Recreation Direc

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This photo shows Holton’s Olivia Yingst serving the volleyball. Yingst will be a freshman this year.
The Holton summer volleyball league for high school players ended with a tourney last Wednesday evening. These two photos were taken on the final night of competition. . A total of 22 teams competed...

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