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  New chairs have been purchased for the Holton High School audito­rium, and old chairs will be put up for sale to those wishing to have a piece of their alma mater, although HHS Principal Rod Wittmer said it will be a while before that happens. But with the purchase of the new chairs, Wittmer said...
  Q4 Road, between 270th and 278th Roads north of Holton, will be closed starting next Monday, Aug. 29, due to a bridge replacement project, it was reported. Terry Mick, bridge and special project manager for the county, outlined the project and several other upcoming projects during a recent...
  Dollar General is interested in building a second store in Jackson County, it has been reported. “We are currently in the due diligence phase for a new location at 110th Road and U.S. Highway 75 in Hoyt, which means we’re interested in adding a new location to Jackson County but have not...
  Four of the five women who claimed a Holton man raped or at­tempted to rape them gave testi­mony in Jackson County District Court on Thursday about the sexu­ally-related crimes that he allegedly committed against them. During a preliminary hearing that day, Jacob C. Ewing, 21, was bound over for...
  A Horton man convicted in June of aggravated battery in connection with a November 2015 stabbing in­cident in Holton received a 20-month prison sentence on the charge during a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Jackson County District Court. Judge Norbert Marek gave Aus­tin Whitebird, 22, the...
For at least four decades, the 400 block of New Jersey Avenue — the block that ran in front of the former Central Elementary School in Holton — has been a one-way street where school buses and other traffic were only allowed to travel south. On Monday, the Holton City Commission made that block a...
A construction crew from Evers Construction of Lowell, Ark., is busy this week giving the Holton Dairy Queen an exterior makeover, with work on the restaurant’s new look starting this past Monday. Franchise owners Wayne and Tricia Vandewater, who purchased the restaurant in April, announced that...
Nearly a decade after voters in the Jackson Heights school district voted to approve a $3 million bond issue for construction of a middle and high school classroom addition, the Jackson Heights school board agreed to look at refinancing the bond and an energy lease for the district to get lower...
The Holton school board is considering whether to purchase a web-based, bus tracking computer system that could not only track the exact location of all school buses and school vans at all times but could also track exactly when bus-riding students entered and exited the school buses and vans. The...
Interest in baseball and softball has grown to a point where it could soon be offered at Jackson Heights High School, according to a pitch from two district patrons to the USD 335 Board of Education on Monday. Russell Bacon and Topher Dohl met with the board to discuss the possibility of adding...

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