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Regarded as one of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s greatest modern tribal leaders, Gary E. Mitchell died Friday at a Topeka hospital, it has been reported. Mitchell, 63, is being remembered as a driving force for the Potawatomi tribe in the 1990s and 2000s, when the tribe and state of Kansas...
Alyssa Carlisle (left), a sixth-grade student at Royal Valley Middle School, won the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, while Kassidy Fisher (right), a sixth-grade student at Holton Middle School, took second place in the bee. Both will go to the regional spelling bee on Saturday, March 7 at Seaman High School in Topeka.
Halfway through the annual Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday, Royal Valley Middle School sixth-grader Alyssa Carlisle was sitting in the audience as its champion, having proven herself able to jettison her competition early. Carlisle correctly spelled “jettison” to win the spelling bee and...
A Mayetta teen convicted on two counts of indecent liberties with a 3-year-old girl received a 16-month juvenile detention sentence on Wednesday, with the possibility that the sentence may last another 10 years if he violates the terms of the juvenile sentence. Jackson County District Court Judge...
A Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a 7-month-old Holton boy received a sentence of nearly nine years in prison during a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Jackson County District Court. Koylen McKinney, 18, showed no emotion as District Court Judge Micheal Ireland pronounced sentence on the...
Funds are being collected for Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Ramirez and his family, who lost their home in a fire earlier this month near Delia. A late evening fire Jan. 8 destroyed the family’s log cabin home at 7466 106th Rd. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but Jackson...
  By Brian Sanders A Topeka teen charged with the abuse of a 7-month-old Holton boy received a sentence of nearly nine years in prison during a sentencing hearing Friday morning in Jackson County District Court. Koylen McKinney, 18, showed no emotion as District Court Judge Micheal Ireland...
  By Brian Sanders A Mayetta teen convicted on two counts of indecent liberties with a 3-year-old girl received a 16-month juvenile detention sentence on Wednesday, with the possibility that the sentence may last another 10 years if he violates the terms of the juvenile sentence. Jackson County...
A groundbreaking for Homestead Affordable Housing’s new Prairie View Senior Residences was held Monday in Holton near the town’s soccer fields. Those assisting with the groundbreaking include (from left) Fred Bentley of the KHRC, Brad Reiff, HAH board member; Barry McMurphy of the KHRC, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, Holton Mayor Bob Dieckmann, Todd Heitschmidt of Central National Bank, Larry Krier of LK Architecture, 61st District Rep. Becky Hutchins and AJ Caputo of Accel Construction LLC.
Homestead Affordable Housing, Inc. of Holton is one step closer to providing additional affordable housing for local seniors. On Tuesday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Prairie View Senior Residences, a 32-unit senior apartment community near First Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Holton....
The Holton Fire Department is looking for a few good volunteers — not just to fight fires, but to “serve their community and help others out,” according to Holton Fire Chief Kevin Ingels. Applications are currently being accepted for volunteer firefighters to help provide fire protection and other...

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