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Ballots for the fall general election and the August primary election have been set as many are seeking national, state and local positions. The primary is Tuesday, Aug. 7, and the general election will follow on Tuesday, Nov. 6.  Several candidates have filed for the U.S. Second District...
Summer chip-and-seal projects for county roads have been set and include covering three new stretches of roads. The plan also includes building up several other roads in preparation for chip-and-seal next year. At a recent Jackson County commission meeting, the commissioners approved a bid of $1.69...
It’s been a quarter of a century since a small group of bluegrass and old-time country music aficionados from the Holton area and around northeastern Kansas first got together for a couple of days at Prairie Lake northeast of Holton to play a little music. Twenty-five years later, campers are...
The Holton Police Department continues to advise area citizens to lock and remove valuable items from their vehicles at night in the wake of more automobile burglaries and thefts occurring in recent days. Several area citizens have reported the break-ins, which reportedly occurred between the hours...
More than 200 quilts will be on display in downtown Holton on Saturday for the fifth annual Quilts In The Courtyard event. The outdoor quilt show, which is hosted by Quilting On The Square, will take place in the courtyard of the Jackson County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Fifty special...
The city of Denison is hosting “Smokin’ For The Park” on Saturday – a barbecue competition and car show – to raise funds for city park improvement. Members of the Denison City Parks and Recreation committee are organizing the event, which will also include a parade and a meal, to raise funds to...
Free lunches are available for local children each weekday this month at the commons area of Holton Elementary School, it has been announced. From 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, children 18 years of age and younger will be able to receive a shelf stable meal that includes a protein, a...
U.S. Army Specialist Matthew H. Walker of Hillsboro, Mo., an infantryman in the 101st Airborne Division, was on duty with a military detachment in southeastern Afghanistan on June 5, 2014, when his unit was hit by enemy fire. The wounds that Walker received in that incident proved to be fatal. Four...
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward for information leading to the capture and conviction of anyone involved in the May 20 drive-by shooting near Mayetta that injured a 13-year-old boy, it has been reported. Sheriff Tim Morse said that while no new information has surfaced...
Members of the Holton American Legion Post 44 and Holton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1367 held a joint ceremony at Holton Cemetery on Monday for Memorial Day.  

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