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During the 2018 Legislative session, Kansas lawmakers passed 118 bills, and of those, 87 have provisions that took effect on July 1. The laws span from school finance to taxation to adoption. A new wrongful conviction compensation statute (HB 2579) was also passed during the session. Individuals...
The Holton regional center of Highland Community College, located at the southern edge of town along the east side of U.S. Highway 75, will not be the site of any college courses this fall, it has been learned, fueling speculation that the site may be in the process of being sold. A spokesperson...
Just as July Jubilee was getting under way at Banner Creek Reservoir on Saturday, Mother Nature stepped in. Hard rain, hail and strong wind early Saturday evening at the reservoir cancelled most of July Jubilee activities and postponed the fireworks display until Sunday night. Activities began at 5...
Kansas children are in a strong position, as the state ranks 13th nationally in overall child well-being, but that progress could be at risk with an undercount of the state’s youngest children, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book released June 27 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Despite the...
The third Missouri resident charged with several thefts from different businesses in a four-state area, including the Holton Walmart, received prison time during a Friday morning hearing in Jackson County District Court. Raven A. Neece, 36, of Ferrelview, Mo., was one of three residents of the...
“Wendell Castle: Shifting Vocabularies,” an exhibition of the latest and last works created by Castle, is now open at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Castle, a graduate of Holton High School, is hailed as the most important postwar American furniture designers. He died in January at...
Community HealthCare System of Onaga recently received the Centers of Excellence Award. Those shown at the award ceremony include, left to right, include Cindy Samuelson, Holly Schmitz, Todd Willert, Michelle Budreau, Emily Zutterman, Andrea Lutz, Nancy Willert, Jessica Husman and Tom Bell.
Community HealthCare System of northeast Kansas is walking the talk when it comes to improving the health of the communities it serves.  In recognition of the system’s investments in providing and promoting healthier nutritional options, as well as serving as a role model for healthy lifestyle...
Three of the five Democrats seeking election to the Kansas governor’s seat will participate in one of the final gubernatorial debates to be held prior to the Aug. 7 primary election, according to the Jackson County Democratic Party. The three-candidate debate, featuring former Wichita mayor Carl...
A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 75 about five miles south of Holton on Monday resulted in the death of a Topeka woman, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Helen L. Nolan, 80, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Monday at the intersection...
A new district phone system was approved for Royal Valley during the USD 337 Board of Education meeting Monday evening. The board approved an upgrade to the phone system from Giant Communications at a cost of $10,000.  The new system is Internet-based, and the purchase also includes new handsets,...

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