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City of Holton workers started their summer building a new curb work on the south side of the Jackson County courtyard.
Participants at the Jackson County Fair’s dog show at the fairgrounds last Saturday morning included Jerilyn Nelson (left) of the Pleasant Valley Rustlers and Natalie Woods of the Hoyt Livewires. The 4-H’ers and their dogs competed in shownmanship, agility off lead and obedience categories. (Photo by David Powls)
Top stories in the Wednesday, July 10, 2019 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Holton USD 336 school board on Monday heard a report about efforts to get the district’s online enrollment system ready to go for the upcoming school term. Find out more about the move from paper enrollment to...
Jarity Ribelin of the Hoyt Livewires 4-H Club pulled the “mail” from the mailbox in the trail riding event at the recent Jackson County Fair horse show, although part of the “mail” apparently decided to deliver itself elsewhere. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, July 8 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Dan Harris of Holton Livestock Exchange has been named the grand marshal for the upcoming Jackson County Fair Parade. Learn more about Harris and his commitment to Jackson County 4-H. • Other preparations for this year’s...
The first big event of the 2019 Jackson County Fair — the horse show — was held this past Sunday at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex outdoor arena, where Dakota Abel of the Soldier Boosters 4-H club guided his horse around the barrels in the timed events, winning the barrel race for competitors aged 14-18. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Wednesday, July 3, 2019 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Monday marked the beginning of a new fiscal year for the state of Kansas, and many new laws also went into effect. We’ll have more information about the 71 new laws that are now on the books. • The budget requests...
An average of 100 youth are taking advantage of the free lunches being served this summer at Holton Elementary School between 11 a.m. and noon each weekday, it was reported. Here, Elizabeth Boehm (left), 8, and Constance Kautz-Johansen, 12, are shown enjoying a recent lunch that included loaded nachos, fruit and vegetables. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, June 19 Holton Recorder include: • The Holton USD 336 Board of Education plans to compare estimated costs of establishing a permanent home for the district’s maintenance department at the former Central Elementary School with making the old Jackson County Fair Building...
Participating Biking Across Kansas riders, shown here heading east on Fourth Street past Colorado Avenue, made their way into Holton on Friday afternoon, with the bulk of the more than 825 riders coming in between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Regular traffic took care to make sure that the riders were not impeded on their way to Holton High School. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, June 17 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • More than 825 cyclists participating in this year’s Biking Across Kansas event rolled into Holton on Friday afternoon for the final overnight stop of their journey, and Holton’s welcomed them with open arms. We’ll tell you...
Community HealthCare System, or CHCS, recently recognized Caroline Cain from St. Marys Hospital with a DAISY Award for extraordinary nursing. Cain, a registered nurse, was nominated for going above and beyond for a patient.  Cain was nominated by a patient she cared for while he was in the hospital...
Kenzie Liles, age 5, was probably the youngest entry in the Denison parade held Saturday during the “Smoking’ for the Park” event as she drove this tractor will assistance from her grandfather, Dan Goodman. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, June 12 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Bicycle riders on the 45th-annual Biking Across Kansas (BAK) tour will roll into Holton on Friday afternoon for the last overnight stay of their eight-day, 497-mile ride across the state. Look inside today’s edition for...
The 26th-annual Prairie Lake Pickin’ Party this past weekend featured the music of 15 groups, including Legacy, which took the Prairie Lake stage on Friday evening. Band members — from left to right, Randy Rahberg on banjo, Don Anderson on bass and Jim Rood and Bob Hirt on guitars — said their appearance at this year’s Pickin’ Party marks the band's 20th appearance at the annual event. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, June 10 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Holton Community Hospital officials noted that the campaign for the hospital’s proposed expansion project has so far raised more than $1.4 million. Find out more about the expansion project as well as how you can make a...
Plans are being finalized to welcome more than 800 bicyclists from across Kansas and around the Midwest as they ride into Holton on Friday, June 14 as part of the 45th-annual Biking Across Kansas event, it has been reported. Participants in the eight-day bicycle ride, which begins on Saturday, June...

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