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  Portable signs advising motorists on U.S. Highway 75 south of Holton to watch out for “heavy traffic” near 214th Road and the Northeast Kansas Heritage Com­plex remain in place this week as the 90th annual Jackson County Fair continues. Motorists who would rather use a different route to the...
  Despite the Kansas State Board of Education’s recent vote to allow people without proper teachers’ li­censes to teach in Kansas schools, district administrators in Jackson County’s schools say they prefer to have people who are properly trained and licensed teaching their students. Earlier this...
  The Jackson County Commissioners have decided not to pursue any of the special hunting programs being offered by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks due to concerns about safety along the park trails at Banner Creek Reservoir. The commissioners decided not to opt into the state’s walk-in...
  The trial of a Topeka resident charged with shooting at motorists along U.S. Highway 75 in southern Jackson County last New Year’s Eve has been scheduled for January of next year. Noting a trial schedule that was “pretty full” through the rest of the year, Jackson County District Court Judge...
  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation has acquired 3,161 acres in undivided interests on the reservation through the tribe’s land buy-back program, it has been reported. Steve Duryea, tribal land planner, announced that, as of this month, Prairie Band had purchased those acres utilizing $4,966,327...
Jesse Lynch (at right) waited for a delivery of street bricks from Clint Lovell so that he could finish laying another row of bricks in the 600 block of Wisconsin Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. The two young men are part of the Holton Street Department's brick street repair program, which is in its...
A Topeka construction company on Monday was named the winning bidder for the Holton Industrial Park street improvement project by the Holton City Commission. Commissioners approved a $910,810.20 bid from Kansas Heavy Construction of Topeka for removal of existing streets and construction of new...
As construction on the new Holton Elementary School continues and the 2015-16 school year approaches for students at Colorado Elementary School, the pick-up and drop-off routes are changing for students and parents alike as the 500 block of Colorado Avenue, in front of the school’s main entrance,...
Kansas Broadband has offered to sell a radio tower near Circleville to Jackson County that would reportedly improve emergency radio communications in the area. For more than 20 years, the county has been leasing a portion of the tower, located near the intersection of Kansas Highway 79 and K Road,...
A special rescue training session was held for area firefighters last Saturday utilizing two Royal Valley school buses that were set to be salvaged. Hoyt firefighters, as well as one Holton firefighter, practiced extricating “victims” from a staged bus crash in Hoyt from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the...

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