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After nearly a year overseas with the U.S. Army National Guard in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in the Middle East, Spec. Paul Nelson of Holton couldn’t wait to step off the plane onto U.S. soil. “You walk down the steps, out of the plane, and you’re literally looking forward to that first...
A bill that was signed into law by Gov. Jeff Colyer on Monday to protect the rights of Native Americans to wear tribal regalia at award and graduation ceremonies, as well as other public events in Kansas, probably won’t have much impact locally. House Bill 2498 was enacted in response to some...
Holton High School journalism students who qualified for the state journalism competition include (front row, from left) Macy Pruitt, Sarah Lierz, Blake Harris, Gabriella Katz, (middle row, from left) Allison Campbell, Olivia Yingst, Emma Reith, Samantha Wilson, (back row, from left) Mikaela Mayhew, Olivia Mulenga and Megan Lierz. Not pictured are Tracer Fox, Abby Boeckman, Will Davies, Carly Raney, Britney Mick, Brooklyn Klahr, Annika Bergsten and Lauryn Moore.
Nineteen Holton High School journalism students qualified in 27 events for the state journalism competition, it was reported. Students from both 3A and 4A schools were judged together at a regional contest earlier this month by the Kansas Scholastic Press Association.  In the regional contest,...
Bond conditions for a Hoyt resident accused of sexual crimes involving a 3-year-old girl have been modified to prohibit him from being alone with any minor children, it was noted on Wednesday in Jackson County District Court. Judge Norbert Marek reviewed an emergency motion filed by Jackson County...
The City of Whiting is not currently in a situation where water supplies are low — nor, according to Whiting City Clerk Kristin Watkins, has it been in such a situation in recent years. But just in case such a situation arises, the city now has an ordinance that dictates how the northeastern...
A Holton woman has entered a plea of not guilty to a felony charge of aggravated assault stemming from a December incident that led to an armed standoff between Holton police and a man identified as the woman’s husband shortly afterward. Topeka defense attorney Kathleen Ambrosio entered the not-...
The Royal Valley community is rallying around a Mayetta family whose six-year-old son has been battling cancer this past year. Easton Shelton, a kindergarten student at Royal Valley, was diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) last July and is now in remission, according to his...
Although Jackson County has dipped slightly in statewide county health rankings, it’s still one of the healthiest counties in the state, according to a report recently released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Health rankings are...
A five-month, cross-country marathon created to honor American military personnel who were killed in the line of duty during the Global War on Terror and their families will honor four fallen soldiers with ties to Jackson County and include an overnight stop in the county, it has been reported. “...
The Royal Valley girls basketball team took second place last weekend at the Kansas Class 3A Girls State Basketball Tournament at Hutchinson. In the process of doing so, the Lady Panthers had to knock off Big Seven League powerhouse Nemaha Ccntral on the big stage at Hutchinson - avenging two...

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