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First Street Bait shop has opened in Holton, offering live bait and tackle supplies to area fishermen.   The new business is owned by Joe Snavely and is located on the south side of Holton Greenhouse at 109 New Jersey Ave. Joe and his wife, Sandy, have owned and operated the greenhouse for five...
Known simply as Mr. Bruce to many, Carl Bruce, a 1957 graduate of Holton High School, made a lasting impact as principal of Northwest Junior High School in Kansas City for nearly 20 years. “He’s was always on some committee to promote schools. He was always in the thick of things when they were...
Gov. Laura Kelly has announced her administration’s intent to apply for the Lost Wages Assistance program (LWA), it has been reported. The program is limited in scope and, due to federal restrictions, will only be available to those who are receiving at least $100 in unemployment benefits. “While I...
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list guidance to include Aruba, it has been reported. Additionally, those countries which previously held a CDC Level 3 Travel Health Notice with restrictions have been removed from the list effective Aug. 27....
The first day of school for Royal Valley students will now be Wednesday, Aug. 26, and many of those students will be starting the year online due to recommendations by county health officials, it has been reported.  RV Superintendent Aaric Davis reported Friday morning that the health department is...
Starting today (Wednesday) businesses can apply for a total of more than $130 million in grants to serve those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and for companies that can expand broadband access in the state, Gov. Laura Kelly has announced.  Information on SPARK (Strengthening People And...
Names and contact information for area busineses are being sought by the Jackson County Commissioners as they look to disburse funds from the CARES Act.
Holton school district personnel who retired at the end of the 2019-20 school year were honored with a retirement reception this past Friday at Holton Elementary School. Shown from left to right are Diann Strader, elementary teacher; Margie Grace, elemen- tary counselor; Karen Ford, high school...
Following weeks of fruitless stimulus negotiations in Congress, President Donald Trump on Saturday signed four executive actions — an executive order and three memorandums — aimed at bringing a new round of COVID-19 pandemic aid to Americans, it was reported. But the four executive actions — a $400...
The primary election is next Tuesday, Aug. 4, and will go on as planned in Jackson County despite two Jackson County Clerk’s Office employees testing positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus), it has been reported.  Two employees, including Jackson County Clerk Kathy Mick, have tested positive for the...

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