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Upgrading Jackson Heights’ Internet capacity for its students and faculty is likely to cost the district a little more, according to USD 335 Technology Director Vern Andrews, but it’s a necessary cost increase that could be mitigated by switching from Microsoft products to a free service. During...
Dr. Leslie Coffee-Gallagher, OD, FAAO has been practicing optometry for 12 years now in Jackson County. She practices at Lifetime Eye Care in Holton with her business partner, Dr. Nicole Meerpohl, OD. A native of Alma, Gallagher earned her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University.  She...
Holton’s Town Square is turning green this Saturday! “Luck of the Irish” is the theme of this month’s Second Saturday promotion, spotlighting St. Patrick’s Day with a little bit of Irish culture, according to Carolyn McKee, Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce director. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m....
Todd Willert has been named the new Chief Executive Officer at Community HealthCare System in Onaga. The Board of Directors of Community HealthCare System made the announcement in a news release. Willert will start on March 24. Willert has more than 20 years of experience as a CEO in critical...
Three area residents are seeking election to position seven on the Royal Valley Board of Education.  Cindy Broxterman Cindy Broxterman, who previously served on the USD 337 Board of Education for six years, is seeking election to position seven (at-large) on the board this spring. Broxterman will...
The Jackson Heights Cobra boys basketball team qualified for the Kansas Class 2A State Basketball Tournament over the weekend by defeating Troy in the Valley Falls Sub-State Championship game. The photo above was taken after the game as the team celebrated the big victory with their coaches,...
Several chip-and-seal projects are being planned for county roads this summer. A list of proposed road projects and their projected costs were recently submitted to the Jackson County Commissioners by Eric Fritz and Earl Bahret, road and bridge department co-supervisors. Two miles of E Road between...
Mildred Vanek (center), a resident at the Glenn Moore Meadows assisted living facility south of Holton, celebrated her 107th birthday with a Friday afternoon party, in which grandson Craig Brunell (left) and daughter Bonnie Sporer (right) helped her blow out the candles on her birthday cake. Vanek's birthday was Sunday.
Upon reaching their 100th birthday, most people are asked the secret to their longevity. But Mildred Vanek, who celebrated her 107th birthday on Sunday, said she chooses not to worry about such things. “We’re all put here for a purpose,” said Vanek, a resident of the Glenn Moore Meadows assisted...
This past weekend was a busy one for Jackson County’s fire departments, with county dispatchers noting that between Friday and Sunday, firefighters were sent to a total of 26 brush and grass fires that got out of control. It’s not quite a record for the county, but it does serve as a warning to...
The Soldier City Council meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. on Jan. 13 by Mayor Penny Ludlow. Council members present were Jack Tannahill, Nina Reed, Brenda Holliday-Stanton, Aaron Jones and Brandi Fritz. Employees present were Ida Nadeau, Joe Denny and Anthony Brenner. A motion was made by...

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