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With the onset of spring comes the annual high school tradition of prom, and this Saturday, Jackson Heights and Royal Valley students will be stepping out to honor that tradition. The theme for this year’s Jackson Heights High School prom will be “City Of Lights,” a theme that prom sponsor Katie...
Olympic gold medalist bobsledder Curt Tomasevicz challenged Jackson Heights students on Friday to face their fears and set and surpass their goals as they go through life. “Winning doesn’t mean having the most points on the scoreboard,” Tomasevicz told grade school students Friday morning. “It’s...
Kansas Sampler Foundation executive director Marci Penner (left) autographed copies of "The Kansas Guidebook" following her Founders Day dinner presentation. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
For Marci Penner, eight is a magic number. Penner, who founded the Kansas Sampler Foundation in 1993 with her father, the late Mil Penner, told those present at this year’s Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society’s annual Founders Day dinner that each and every one of Kansas’ hundreds of...
Starting Monday, a new team of AmeriCorps volunteers will be serving Holton and Homestead Affordable Housing, Inc. (HAH) for 13 weeks, it has been reported. A team of 10 young adults from the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) have been assigned to Holton through July 6. This is...
An August trial date has been set for a resident of southern Mexico who has been charged with sex-related crimes related to an alleged February incident involving a former co-worker in Holton. During an arraignment hearing on Thursday in Jackson County District Court, Antonio Ramirez-Garcia, 38,...
A Holton resident charged with three counts of attempted capital murder in a December armed standoff with area law enforcement officers has pleaded no contest to a reduced set of charges and will face sentencing in late May. During a Friday morning hearing in Jackson County District Court, Patrick...
In terms of mill levies, property valuations and total overall debt, how does the City of Holton stack up against cities of similar size and class in Kansas? According to the League of Kansas Municipalities, Holton, as a second-class city, ranks in the upper half in terms of mill levy and well...
The Holton City Commission on Monday evening approved a bid to replace a problematic section of the city’s sewer line in order to prepare the line for an upgrade. A 70-foot section of a north-south main sewer line in the 600 block between New York and Pennsylvania avenues — “the one that we’ve had...
Jackson Farmers Co-op was recently recognized as a “Century Co-op” by the Kansas Cooperative Council, it was reported. Jackson Farmers Inc. has 38 full-time and five part-time employees and is in its 100th year of serving northeast Kansans.  Doug Biswell has served as the co-op’s manager since last...

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