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A car run is being held in northeast Kansas this Saturday to celebrate the 104th anniversary of the Kansas White Way, now known as Kansas Highway 9. Sponsored by the Frankfort American Legion, the car run will begin at 8 a.m., with registration at 7 a.m. Registration is $25. Drivers can leave from...
Once again, it’s time for Holton residents to clean out their houses, garages and sheds and bring unwanted materials to Countryside Park at the south edge of Holton for the annual Holton City-Wide Spring Cleanup Day, it was reported. The city’s annual cleanup day, set from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. this...
The staff at Banner Creek Reservoir are ready for a busy summer season and a new concrete entrance has been constructed at the north entrance ready to welcome visitors. The Jackson County Commissioners recently visited the reservoir to view the improvements made to the north entrance, along with...
Royal Valley High School agriculture students (from left) Cassidy Parks and Paige Ogden are shown above organizing items for the school’s plant sale in the greenhouse located behind the school. The sale kicked off on Saturday and featured a variety of plants, vegetables, fruits and flowers grown...
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, located at 210 U.S. Highway 75 in Holton, is one of several law enforcement agencies throughout the state that will be collecting unused leftover medications on Saturday, April 28, it has been reported. The collection events are part of a nationwide effort to...
 Design plans for a new 30-foot by 18-foot concession stand were approved by the Royal Valley Board of Education Monday evening.  Bids will now be sought for the construction of the structure, but as Superintendent Aaric Davis explained during the meeting, if bids come in too high, there’s still...
With the end of another school year just around the corner, summer work and maintenance projects at all three of Jackson County’s school districts are being considered, apart from the “usual” jobs such as floor maintenance and general cleaning. Holton’s school board members have approved tuck...
A natural gas leak discovered Wednesday morning at Holton Elementary School has prompted an evacuation of the school, according to HES Principal Beth Smith. The leak, noted shortly after 9:30 a.m., prompted school officials to evacuate students to the district’s storage building across the street (...
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) rescinded a boil water advisory for the city of Hoyt on Thursday morning. The advisory was issued because of a loss of pressure when the city's water tower was being refilled on Sunday. Failure to maintain adequate pressure may result in a loss...
An updated contract for the purchase of electric power may provide the City of Holton with a minimal savings that likely won’t affect how much the city’s utility customers pay monthly for power — but there’s a possibility that the city may save some money on the power it purchases in the long run....

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