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With craft beers and microbreweries gaining popularity across the country, a Holton couple is planning to open a microbrewery of its own just west of the downtown area. But before that can happen, there may need to be a change in the city’s zoning laws. That’s what Holton resident Sean Willcott...
The Holton Optimist Club has disbanded after serving the community’s youth for 41 years.  The club’s absence has especially be noted this holiday season as members are not selling fresh Christmas trees at the former Jackson County Fairgrounds, which has served as a fund-raiser for youth sports for...
To help Santa with his Christmas checklist, The Holton Recorder will publish letters to Santa during the third week of December. Letters may be sent to The Holton Recorder, P.O. Box 311, Holton, KS, 66436; brought to the office at 109 W. Fourth St. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,...
Dennis and Joni White of Holton (shown above) will open up their historic home on Saturday as one of the five stops on the “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” tour.
Dennis and Joni White’s historic home will mark its 115th Christmas this year, and northeast Kansans are invited to tour the White residence in Holton this Saturday during the “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” homes tour. The homes tour is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, and the Whites are...
Think you’ve got the best Christmas display in Holton? Or do you know someone who does? The City of Holton is seeking nominations for its annual Christmas lighting contest, with participants eligible for utility bill rebates to help cover the cost of lighting their homes for the holiday season. The...
A 53-year-old rural Denison resident has been “tentatively identified” as the victim of a trailer fire that occurred last week southwest of Denison, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said Monday morning. Morse said Timothy W. Michael of rural Denison had been listed as the owner of the property at...
The annual Christmas Parade of Lights around the Holton Town Square on Friday evening was enjoyed by a big crowd and a good turnout of participants. Parade watchers lined all four sides of the Town Square and as the parade started, the Christmas Lights outlining the Town Square businesses were...
Attendance at Thursday’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner was down again, according to dinner organizer Freda Galer, but those who came to the dinner were thankful for the food and hospitality. “We didn’t have as many as we wanted, but it was such a beautiful day,” said Galer, who noted that...
Although Holton Main Street will cease to exist after the coming holiday season, officials in the downtown promotion organization are waiting until after the holidays to determine how Main Street will leave its final mark on the Holton community. Main Street President Lynne Mulroy said that after...
A new archery-based Christian ministry is starting in Jackson County to teach youth and families the fundamentals of the sport and to help them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. On Target for Christ is a new ministry started by Marty DeVader of Holton, members of Holton First Baptist...

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