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Recent repairs on Banner Road at Holton’s southern edge may have felt like “speed bumps” to drivers, but Holton City Manager Kerwin McKee told the Holton City Commission on Monday that he is looking at funding options for necessary — albeit expensive — asphalt overlay work to smooth things over. At...
It’s time for a new calendar and a new burn permit as the New Year begins in Jackson County. Jackson County residents are required to apply for a new burn permit for 2022 as the county’s previous permits expired on Dec. 31. Since 2015, county burn permits expire every two years on Dec. 31 of every...
The Holton City Commission kicked off 2022 by approving a health insurance contract with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas for city employees while tabling action on a life insurance policy for the year, pending further investigation. Holton City Manager Kerwin McKee told commissioners that the...
Both full and part-time county employees have received a “one-time, premium pay bonus” for their efforts as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been reported. The Jackson County Commissioners recently approved a motion to utilize American Rescue Plan Act funds for the bonuses. A...
Holton Community Hospital providers and staff members continue to feel the strain of COVID-19 here, says Carrie Saia, HCH CEO. And the strain is exhausting. “Our frontline workers who are trying to provide care, whether that’s in the clinic or hospital or lab, are seeing that people are less...
The Jackson County Christmas Bureau served 137 families, including more than 400 children, and 70 senior citizens or disabled adults during its recent Christmas campaign, it was reported. The annual event was held on Friday, Dec. 10, at the First Baptist Church in Holton, and each family or...
The storm system that moved through northeastern Kansas during the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, Dec. 15, bringing historically gusty winds to the region for this time of year, had Holton Electrical Distribution Superintendent Scott Fredrickson and his crew finding it hard to stand up to make...
Dr. Gregory Cohen, DDS (shown above) is the new principle provider for Holton Family Dentistry, which is under new ownership. The dental practice was recently purchased by Dr. Marvin Heinbach and Dr. Jeff Larkin, both of Lawrence.
Holton Family Dentistry is under new ownership and has a new principle provider, Dr. Gregory Cohen, DDS. Dr. Marvin Heinbach and Dr. Jeff Larkin, both of Lawrence, recently purchased Holton Family Dentistry, which is now a part of a group of practices owned by the doctors in northeast Kansas.  “It’...
The Jackson County Commission districts have been realigned by the three commissioners. The Jackson County Commissioners – Ed Kathrens, Dan Brenner and Keith Kelly – recently passed a resolution realigning the three districts based, they said, on updated population figures from the recent census....
During a recent Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Lindsay Alley (shown above at left) and Laura Golden (at right) helped display a sample of a patriotic banner that is being sold here to honor veterans.
The first phase of the patriotic banner project is under way for the Jackson County community and will have a March 1, 2022 cut-off deadline for banner orders, it has been announced. An order form is published on Page 1A of this edition. Order forms are also available at all three local banks. The...

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