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Letters to Santa Claus from area children are now being accepted for future publication in The Holton Recorder. The letters will be printed in our special Christmas greetings section that will be published prior to Christmas. The letters are due at The Holton Recorder office by 5 p.m. on Wednesday...
Jackson County’s public health order, which requires the use of a face mask in public and limits mass gatherings to 25 people here, has been extended one week on a 2-1 vote by the Jackson County Commissioners.  Commissioners Janet Zwonitzer and Bill Elmer voted in favor of the policy extension, and...
The 21st Annual Christmas Parade of Lights around the Holton Town Square, that had been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, has been canceled now, due to COVID-19 concerns. “Over the weekend, we learned that the county’s COVID-19 positive case numbers were going the wrong direction, so the decision was...
At the request of Angie Reith, Jackson County local health officer, the Jackson County Commissioners approved a new public health all county order today (Friday) that, effective immediately, requires county residents to wear face masks in public and limits gatherings in the county to 25 for the...
This year’s annual community Thanksgiving dinner will still be held at the Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton, but it will be a carry-out meal only, according to Janice Schweigen, event organizer. “It’s all going to be curbside due to COVID-19,” Schweigen said of the Nov. 26 meal. “Instead...
Here are the Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Nov. 6:   1. Aeschliman Construction: Denver at Atlanta 2. Denison State Bank: Seattle at Buffalo 3. Keen Chiropractic: Baltimore at Indianapolis 4. McManigal Electric: Houston at Jacksonville 5. 7-Eleven:...
Holton Community Hospital will require all personnel to wear medical-grade masks beginning today (Wednesday), CEO Carrie Saia reported.   Saia said the decision was made based off current Kansas Department of Health and Environment data showing an increase in test positivity rates over the previous...
Due to a "major issue with staffing" regarding COVID-19, students at Holton Elementary School will attend classes remotely next week. The students will be able to return in person on Monday, Oct. 19, according to Holton Superintendent Bob Davies.  "This facility has not had any students show up...
Here are the Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Oct. 2:   1. Aeschliman Construction: New Orleans at Detroit 2. Denison State Bank: L.A. Chargers at Tampa Bay 3. Keen Chiropractic: Jacksonville at Cincinatti 4. McManigal Electric: Houston at...
Kansas continues to make strides in providing support to reduce the number of suicides, but more work remains in order to reduce what unfortunately is the second leading cause of death among our youth, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said recently. September is National Suicide Prevention...

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