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This photo, which pictures Banner Creek Reservoir, was taken by a weather balloon recently launched by Jackson Heights High School students.
A group of Jackson Heights science students took their third trip into the upper reaches of the atmosphere on Monday, traveling higher than two previous trips had taken them before — and yet they never left the ground. That morning, students at Jackson Heights High School launched a helium-filled...
Enrollment projections and school meal prices for the 2015-2016 school year were the top agenda items for members of the Royal Valley Board of Education Monday evening.  Superintendent John Rundle reported to the board that 44 families attended kindergarten round-up held recently in the district...
The Holton Recorder is sponsoring a Mother’s Day Youth Essay Contest. The theme of the essay contest will be “Why My Mother Is The Best.’’ Essays are due Friday, May 1.  The top winning essay in each of the three age divisions will be published in the Wednesday, May 6, edition of the newspaper...
Note: This is the 11th story in a series about doctors in our community. Holton general dentist Dr. Benjamin P. Rutherford is a firm believer that taking care of your mouth and your teeth is one of the most important parts of staying healthy. “The mouth is the entrance to the body,” says Rutherford...
Overall traffic flow counts throughout Jackson County increased in 2014, with the largest jumps noted along U.S. Highway 75, according to the 2015 Traffic Flow Map recently released by the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Planning. The annual report notes that most...
Third-grade students at Central Elementary School performed “The Granny Awards” at their spring concert last week, which featured characters from a variety of fairy tales. In the photo above, Snow White (center), played by Mariah Woltje, sang a song under the direction of Sheri Bartel (left), music instructor.
Third-grade students at Central Elementary School performed “The Granny Awards” at their spring concert last week, which featured characters from a variety of fairy tales. In the photo above, Snow White (center), played by Mariah Woltje, sang a song under the direction of Sheri Bartel (left), music...
With contractors preparing to pour concrete for the foundations of the duplexes and four-plexes that will make up the Prairie View Senior Residences complex at the southern edge of Holton, Homestead Affordable Housing president and CEO Tom Bishop is proud to note the project’s progress. “It’s...
Teams comprised of northeast Kansas residents are now forming to participate in the annual Jackson County Relay for Life event, set for Friday, June 26, at the Jackson Heights High School track. Seven teams have already signed up for the event, and members have raised $10,309.41 so far. Additional...
Got some leftover items from this past weekend’s City-Wide Garage Sales that you couldn’t sell, but wouldn’t consider bringing back into your home? This Saturday, May 2, Holton residents will have the opportunity to get rid of unwanted junk and other materials not needed around the home for no...
Who do you call when your cattle get out and possibly pose a threat to motorists? One option is Ed McClintock of Soldier and his son, Tyrel.  The McClintocks, who rope runaway cattle on horseback, were called to two separate incidents in Jackson County last Tuesday.  The first incident occurred at...

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Holton, KS 66436
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