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The family of a Topeka man who died in May of 2013 after being placed in the Jackson County Detention Center on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is suing the county for “gross negligence” in the events that allegedly led to his death, according to documents filed in...
Rex Frazier, 48, Holton is running unopposed for position one on the Holton Board of Education in the April 7 spring election. Frazier has worked for Denison State Bank since 2000. He is a certified financial planner and an assistant vice president at the bank. He previously taught and coached at...
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Holton Elementary School has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, it has been announced by the Holton school board. The groundbreaking ceremony, complete with public comments by local dignitaries and music provided by the school band, will be held...
Incumbent Tim Morris is seeking re-election to the Holton City Commission during the April 7 election. Blair Wagner has also filed for this position. If elected, this would be Morris’ third three-year term on the commission. He was first elected in April 2009. Morris, 64, is a lifelong resident of...
Blair Wagner is seeking position one on the Holton City Commission in the April 7 spring election. He will face incumbent Tim Morris. Wagner, 59, has served as the administrator of Medicalodges Jackson County Nursing and Rehabilitation since 2009. “Holton is the kind of community that you’re either...
The Holton City Commission on Monday decided to “keep it local” in choosing an engineering firm to oversee the street rehabilitation project at the city’s industrial park. King Engineering of Holton was awarded the contract for work on the industrial park roads, which have deteriorated in recent...
Holton Parks and Recreation employee Jerry Tudor took a walk around the outside of the limestone-walled bath house at the Holton Municipal Swimming Pool on Tuesday, looking at cracks in the limestone that are in need of repair. Replacing the limestone on the historic building would have a "phenomenal" cost, Tudor said. The pool's condition was mentioned by Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle at Monday's Holton City Commission meeting.
As temperatures begin to warm up, so will preparations for another season at the Holton Municipal Swimming pool. But as Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle told the Holton City Commission, there are still a few concerns about the pool that need to be addressed — and soon. During...
Even though the United Way of Jackson County has disbanded, non-profit organizations in Jackson County continue to receive United Way funds through the United Way of Greater Topeka. Jackson County officially became a part of United Way of Greater Topeka in 2012, and local funds through United Way...
Note: This is the fifth story in a series about doctors in our community. Dr. Clint Colberg has been a family medicine physician with Holton Community Hospital for seven years. Dr. Colberg, 36, is a native of Lyons, and he said that his hometown doctor, Dr. Roger Tobias, inspired him to become of...
Holton High School was represented by nine seniors, including, front row, from left: Ashley Cook, Tori Bontrager, Madison Reith, Taryn Weilert and Kelcie Matousek; back row, from left: Trey Tanking, Karl Wilhelm, Garett Beecher and Dean Klahr.
Thirty-five high school seniors from Jackson and Nemaha counties, representing the academic top 10 percent of their senior classes, were honored by the Kansas Honors Program Wednesday night at the program’s annual dinner, held at Holton’s First United Methodist Church.

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