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  Remembering the heroic actions of an area native who sacrificed himself to save his fellow soldiers in the Vietnam War is the focus of a memorial event set for Saturday, May 16 at the Netawaka Cemetery. Danny J. Petersen, a soldier in the U.S. Army and a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor...
  As the school year winds to a close, so, too, do the school days for high school seniors, and prepa­rations are under way for ceremo­nies marking the end of high school and the beginning of a new adven­ture for more than 230 such stu­dents in the Jackson County area. For the 65 members of Royal...
  Construction of a new pre-K through fifth grade school in Holton is under way that will combine both the Central and Colorado Elementary Schools. When the new school opens in the fall of 2016, Central will be vacated by students and could be used by the community in a variety of ways. Holton...
  The death of a pregnant 26-year-old Carbondale woman, who was found unresponsive at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort on April 22, remains under investigation. On Wednesday, Shawn Walker, police chief for the Potawatomi Tribal Police Department, confirmed the identity of the woman as Samantha...
Central Elementary School fifth-graders Olivia Summers (left) and Bobbi Horr (right) danced out their intent not to eat green eggs and ham in a box, with a fox, on a train or in the rain during the school's recent spring concert, in which fifth-graders presented a revue based on "Seussical, the...
The family photo may be one of the most important heirlooms for a person to treasure, and with Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Second Saturday event, visitors to Holton’s Town Square are encouraged to bring the family for that reason. “Family Photo Night” is the theme of May’s...
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...

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