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A lack of available speech-language pathologists in northeastern Kansas will bring “teletherapy” to the Jackson Heights school district via a Greenbush Special Education Cooperative program, Holton Special Education Cooperative director Amy Haussler told the USD 335 Board of Education. During the...
Carl Brewer, former mayor of Wichita and a Democratic Party candidate for governor, shown above at right, visited with Barry Grissom, the former U.S. attorney who served as moderator for Sunday afternoon’s Democratic candidate forum held at the Prairie Band Potawatomi’s old bingo hall.
MAYETTA - One candidate for Kansas governor called for the legalization of marijuana in the state as a new state tax revenue stream while another candidate for governor said he might support a candidate for governor from the opposition party if he himself did not receive the Democratic Party’s...
Holton Community Theatre will stage “Annie” this Saturday and Sunday at the Holton High School auditorium, which features (from left) Zoey Tinney, Beka Lassey (seated), Heather Mandala and Amanda Taylor. The musical is one of several activities available to area residents this weekend. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
There’s no shortage of activities this coming weekend in Jackson County as five major events are scheduled throughout the area. Movie Night On The Square: The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual “Movie Night On The Square” on Friday. Activities, including entertainment...
A public meeting for the proposed expansion of Holton Community Hospital and its Family Practice Associates clinic is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, it has been reported. The meeting will be held at The Hotspot, located on the north side of the Holton Square at 124 W. Fifth St. The public is...
Sentencing has been set for a resident of southern Mexico charged with aggravated sexual battery in an alleged February incident after he pleaded no contest to the charge in Jackson County District Court. Antonio Ramirez-Garcia, 37, a resident of Oaxaca, Mexico, will face sentencing on Friday, Aug...
Members of the Beck-Bookman Library Board of Directors asked the Holton City Commission for extra funds to cover operations costs at the Holton library — funds that would come from a special city property tax levy — for fiscal year 2019. The commission responded by agreeing to meet the library...
The budget requests for fiscal year 2019 are in at Holton City Hall. On Monday, July 2, members of the Holton City Commission heard budget requests for the coming year from the city’s police, fire, street, parks and recreation and administrative departments, the five departments combined seeking...
A Royal Valley High School alumnus died in an early Sunday vehicle-pedestrian accident on Interstate Highway 70 about 13 miles southeast of Manhattan in Riley County, it has been reported. Matthew J. Bailey, 21, of Mayetta, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred at about 3...
Beth Amon (left) and Shirley Pool are opening Everything Home, a new home décor and furniture store this week on the south side of Holton's Town Square. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Lifelong friends Beth Amon and Shirley Pool are opening a new home décor and furniture store this week on the south side of the Holton Town Square. The business, Everything Home, will open Thursday at 107 W. Fourth St. The building was previously used by Ann’s Home Health. New decor items, such as...
Editor’s note: This is the 94th in a series of stories about past and present Jackson County residents who earned the Purple Heart Medal, which is awarded to military personnel wounded or killed in the line of duty. The names of those profiled in these stories are among those placed on a special...

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