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Sam Swindale (at left) of Holton is the winner of The Holton Recorder's 2016 Super Football Sweepstakes. Swindale submitted the closest entry by predicting a 23-10 win for the NFL's Denver Broncos over the Carolina Panthers. The actual score was 24-10 in Denver's favor. Swindale is pictured with Holton Recorder advertising representatives Shannon Schmille (center) and Errin Edwards (right).
Sam Swindale of Holton was named the winner of the 2016 Super Football Sweepstakes, as her prediction for the outcome of the Super Bowl last Sunday was the closest of any of the 471 entries in the free contest. Swindale’s prediction was just one point off the actual score. Swindale predicted a 23-...
Brick and masonry work on the outside of the new Holton Elementary School shows how far the construction project has come in recent weeks. During the Holton school board meeting on Monday, representatives of Nabholz Construction said the school construction project is on schedule for the school's opening this fall. Roof work over entire building is expected to be in place in the next few days, enabling construction crews to work exclusively on the inside of the building, they said.
Holton elementary school students will be finishing up classes three days earlier than expected in May, following action taken by the school board here Monday evening. The final day of classes for elementary students at the Colorado and Central Elementary Schools will be Friday, May 20, it was...
A group of local military veterans seeking to build a new monument in Holton’s Linscott Park to honor Jackson County’s Purple Heart recipients is almost halfway now to its fund-raising goal for construction of the monument, according to Mike McManigal, director of American Legion Riders Post 44 in...
Temperatures may be dropping in the Jackson County area, but members of the county’s 4-H clubs are getting warmed up for another busy year. Their talents will be on display at the annual Jackson County 4-H Club Day, set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Jackson Heights High School. The event is open...
Several businesses in downtown Holton will be open late for last-minute Valentine’s Day shopping during this weekend’s Second Saturday event.  Some businesses around the Square will be offering gift specials that evening, as well as food and drink samples.  In addition, a scavenger hunt will be...
The story of a young mother who had to give up her baby for adoption in 1925 and the eventual reunion of the birth mother and daughter many years later is chronicled in “My Little Valentine,” a book written by Delia native KelLee Parr. Parr, who now resides in Manhattan, recently finished his book...
In 2013, the Kansas Legislature created law that would enable up to 20 percent of the state’s school districts to receive a special designation that would exempt them from many state education regulations if those schools could show that their students were making exemplary progress. On Monday,...
  A group of eccentric characters living together under one roof is the perfect formula for comedy in Holton High School’s upcoming production of “Mind Over Manor.” The two-act play by Loretta Willoughby will be staged at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the HHS auditorium. Tickets are $5...
Direct Primary Care (“DPC”) is not a new medical concept in the United States. In fact, it’s a movement that returns the doctor-patient relationship to the way it used to be in this country. Local Dr. Vance Lassey says he will have one of the first Direct Primary Care medical practices in a rural...
Holton City Commissioner and area businessman Dan Brenner has filed for election to the 61st District seat of the Kansas House of Representatives.
  Holton City Commissioner and area businessman Dan Brenner (Republican) filed Thursday for the 61st District seat of the Kansas House of Representatives. The seat is currently held by Republican Becky Hutchins of Holton, who has not yet filed for re-election. Hutchins was elected in 2014. District...

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