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The K-16 Chapter of Quail Forever’s plan to plant a “pollinator area” at Holton’s Prairie Lake will benefit more than just quail, the Holton City Commission learned on Monday before approving the plan. Greg Tanking, Holton street superintendent and a member of the Quail Forever chapter, proposed...
Spring parent-teacher conferences at Royal Valley’s middle school and high school looked a little different this year with students taking the lead during the conferences. At a recent USD 337 Board of Education meeting, board members received information on all the conferences held Feb. 19.  “We...
Considered the leading authority on rural Kansas communities and tourism, Marci Penner of the Kansas Sampler Foundation has been announced as the featured speaker at the Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society’s 39th-annual Founders Day program, it has been reported. Penner, who founded...
March 21 has several special meanings to Satin Swisher and her adoptive mother Dena Swisher, Holton High School special education teacher. March 21 will mark five years since Satin was officially adopted by Dena. They refer to the day as their “Gotcha Day,” according to Dena, and it is also World...
If a water slide were to be added at Holton’s municipal swimming pool, it wouldn’t be as simple as putting up a slide next to the pool and fastening it to the concrete, Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle said. Still, Reichle is hopeful that a slide of some kind could be added at the...
The Holton School District USD 336 recently received a report of an alleged threat at Holton Middle School, according to Superintendent Bob Davies. The administration investigated the threat last Wednesday and determined that it was not a “serious or credible threat.” “I personally investigated it...
New LED lighting and ceiling tiles have been purchased to update the offices on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse, it has been reported. At a recent Jackson County Commission meeting, the commissioners approved the purchase of ceiling tiles from Pro Ceiling Tiles in the amount of $...
Spring is on the way, and that means area contractors will be busy with new construction and remodeling projects. Chris Harris of Mayetta said he and his four-man crew are expecting to get busy as the temperatures rise. “People are gearing up for spring projects,” said Harris, an alumnus of Jackson...
Kansas National Guardsmen of Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, which is based in Holton, will be welcomed home by family and friends Friday, March 16, at the Topeka Regional Airport, 600 SE Airport Drive. The soldiers are arriving in two separate groups. The first group will arrive...
Holton High School’s 22nd annual Lift-A-Thon competition will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the HHS main gym. Students from weight lifting classes at HHS will compete in power clean and bench press competitions. The event is free to the public.

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