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Royal Valley High School graduating senior Eugene Masquat (left) shook hands with USD 337 school board member Jim O’Toole (right) before collecting his high school diploma during Sunday’s RVHS commencement, in which Masquat and 62 other Panther seniors brought their high school years to a close. Also shown in the photo above is RVHS assistant principal Charlie Nimz. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
  Royal Valley High School’s graduating class of 2015, according to class president Kassidy Dahl, was like “a kaleidoscope,” one that on Sunday spread its many facets into the world at the school’s graduation ceremonies in the RVHS gymnasium. “A kaleidoscope has many dif­ferent shapes and colors...
  The Jackson County Community Band is gearing up for its third summer concert season, and all northeast Kansas musicians, of all ages, are invited to dust off their instruments and join the band. Jayme Malsom, Holton school band director and one of the organizers for this year’s community band,...
  Three Topeka-area bands — possibly four — are teaming up to make some noise and raise some funds for the Banner Creek Science Center and Observatory west of Holton with the second-annual Rock-It! Festival at Banner Creek Reservoir. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, June 20 on the reser...
  Whether a Netawaka man will face federal drug-related charges on last week’s arrest after reportedly picking up a package containing marijuana from the Whiting post office is up to federal authorities, both Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse and Jackson County Attor­ney Shawna Miller said. Johnny...
  The school year is coming to a close for students in Jackson County and surrounding districts, as most high schools prepare to host their graduations this weekend. Royal Valley High School held its commencement exercises on Sunday, and the last day of classes for students in the district is this...
Jackson Heights 7/8 band performs "The Moon of Winter (The Huron Carol)" under the direction of Laura Holliday.
Plans for reconstruction of roads at Holton’s industrial park moved forward on Monday with some discussion from the Holton City Commission on whether to connect one of the park’s roads to nearby Holton Community Hospital. Commissioners also noted that the Kansas Department of Transportation is...
Five area high school seniors were named honorable mention as part of the Topeka newspaper’s 2015 All-State Academic Team. The list, which was announced on Sunday, included: * Kelcie Matousek of Holton High School. She is the daughter of Carl Matousek and the late Eileen Matousek. She has been...
As consumers in the Holton area wait for construction to begin on a new Walmart at the southern edge of the city, some are already inquiring into what will be done with the existing store after it is vacated. Representatives of the Bentonville, Ark.-based discount store chain, which has had a...
Dr. Malia Warner was inspired by her father, who served as the doctor in the small town of Metaline Falls, Wash., to pursue a career in family medicine.  “My father actually delivered me because he was the only doctor there,” said Dr. Warner, who has practiced family medicine at Holton Community...

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