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A group of Holton High School clarinetists participated in a special marching band camp last week at HHS in preparation for fall football. Front row, from left: Kaitlyn Ramirez, Sydney Althauser and Hannah Newell; back row, from left: Katina Bartel and Lilly Kimberlin. School starts Thursday for students in Holton and other area schools. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Holton school district is proposing a small decrease in its mill levy for the 2018-19 school year. Find out how much and what the district’s budget for the coming year entails. • This week marks the start of a...
This year 160 kids competed in the 26th annual Jackson County Farm Bureau Association Kiddie Pedal Pull held during the Jackson County 4-H Fair. Forty-Eight contestants walked away with trophies. The first-, second- and third-place winners of each division were awarded a trophy and will receive a...
Jasmine (Henry) Viera, a Holton High School graduate, was recently named one of five “Rising Stars” by Human Resource Executive magazine.  HRE names up to five “Rising Stars” each year to recognize executives near the top of their organization’s HR function who have demonstrated leadership, the...
The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the mini market being held weekly this summer outside the Beck-Bookman Library. The Chamber also made the young entrepreneurs honorary Chamber members.
Holton native Dr. Jim Keen, shown here with his children Lexi and Logan, is returning to Holton to open a chiropractic office on the south side of Holton's Town Square. (Submitted photo)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Jackson County Commission is stepping up efforts to reboot the Neighborhood Revitalization Program to offer tax rebates for property improvements. • A reminder that the 2018 primary election is Tuesday. Democrats...
The Holton City Commission is considering a 3-mill property tax levy increase for fiscal year 2019, but as Overland Park-based accountant Mike Peroo reported on Monday, the impact for residential property owners in Holton would be minimal. But in terms of revenues raised by city utilities, Peroo...
At the request of a Holton resident who raised concerns on how fireworks affect pets and military veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the Holton City Commission has pledged to look into possibly reducing the number of days that fireworks may be discharged within the city...
On Monday, the Kansas Department of Education started the process of distributing $5 million in Safe and Secure Schools State Aid matching grant funds for security improvements at Kansas schools, but two of Jackson County’s three school districts seeking some of those funds were told they were...
Whiting native Kasie VanDonge is completing a summer law clerkship for the office of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. VanDonge, a 2012 graduate of Jackson Heights High School, is assisting Schmidt’s office in the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division. VanDonge is currently attending Washburn...

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