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  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...
Overall traffic flow counts throughout Jackson County increased in 2014, with the largest jumps noted along U.S. Highway 75, according to the 2015 Traffic Flow Map recently released by the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Planning. The annual report notes that most...
Third-grade students at Central Elementary School performed “The Granny Awards” at their spring concert last week, which featured characters from a variety of fairy tales. In the photo above, Snow White (center), played by Mariah Woltje, sang a song under the direction of Sheri Bartel (left), music instructor.
Third-grade students at Central Elementary School performed “The Granny Awards” at their spring concert last week, which featured characters from a variety of fairy tales. In the photo above, Snow White (center), played by Mariah Woltje, sang a song under the direction of Sheri Bartel (left), music...
With contractors preparing to pour concrete for the foundations of the duplexes and four-plexes that will make up the Prairie View Senior Residences complex at the southern edge of Holton, Homestead Affordable Housing president and CEO Tom Bishop is proud to note the project’s progress. “It’s...

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