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The Holton City Commission will soon be back at full strength with the appointment of a local health clinic administrator to fill a vacancy on the commission. Eric Bjelland (pictured), who has served as the facility director at Holton Family Health Center for 14 years, was approved on Tuesday as...
Bob and Kelly Gay, who are shown above at left and right, are opening The Great Pumpkin Farm on Sept. 18 off of 190th Road north of Mayetta. The couple are shown above with their granddaughter, Juliet Brackenbury, who helps out on the farm.
Families looking for some fun this fall season will find a host of activities at The Great Pumpkin Farm north of Mayetta. Five acres of Bob and Kelly Gay’s farm at 14805 190th Rd. is being transformed into a pumpkin farm that will also feature a petting zoo, obstacle courses, zip lines, wagon rides...
Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Sept. 17:   1. Holton @ Perry-Lecompton 2. Royal Valley @ Christ Prep 3. Jackson Heights @ Centralia 4. McLouth @ ACCHS 5. Nemaha Central @ Sabetha 6. Nevada @ KSU 7. Baylor @ KU 8....
Remembrances from local military veterans will be the focus of a Saturday morning ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil that changed the nation forever. John Chiles, who serves as commander of Holton’s Mary L. Bair American Legion Post...
Local reactions to the completed 2020 U.S. Census have varied as some parts of Jackson County — and the county as a whole — have seen population declines in the past 10 years while others have seen modest increases. “We’re glad to see that we have grown a little bit,” Holton City Manager Kerwin...
Qing Fa Lin and his wife, Min, are the new owners of China Restaurant in Holton.
China Restaurant in Holton is under new ownership. Qing Fa Lin, who has worked in the restaurant industry for 14 years, and his family arrived in Holton in early August to take over the restaurant, which had been owned and operated by Jessica Li and Eason Yang for the past five years. Previously,...
Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Sept. 10:   1. Chapman Fighting Irish @ Holton Wildcats 2. Royal Valley Panthers @ Nemaha Central Thunder 3. Jackson Heights Cobras @ Horton Chargers 4. Pleasant Ridge Rams @ ACCHS Tigers 5. Sabetha...
A mask mandate for all students and staff that took effect on Monday, Aug. 23, at Royal Valley is continuing after a 6-0 vote by the USD 337 Board of Education during their meeting on that same Monday. More than 45 district patrons attended the board meeting at the district office in Mayetta that...
Daniel and Bailey Parker have recently opened 1886 restaurant in downtown Mayetta. The restaurant is open Tuesdays through Saturdays.
  Bailey and Daniel Parker of rural Mayetta have opened 1886, a new restaurant in downtown Mayetta that features meats from area farmers. The Parkers opened 1886 last week after purchasing the building at 108 E. Main St. at the end of May. The building, which housed the former Whistle Stop Café,...
A single-engine airplane was forced to make an emergency landing on U.S. Highway 75 near Mayetta on Saturday night after the plane’s engine failed, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. Sheriff Morse said a 1991 model Beechcraft Bonanza V35 airplane was en route from Topeka, where the two...

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