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Three area residents are seeking election to position seven on the Royal Valley Board of Education.  Cindy Broxterman Cindy Broxterman, who previously served on the USD 337 Board of Education for six years, is seeking election to position seven (at-large) on the board this spring. Broxterman will...
The Jackson Heights Cobra boys basketball team qualified for the Kansas Class 2A State Basketball Tournament over the weekend by defeating Troy in the Valley Falls Sub-State Championship game. The photo above was taken after the game as the team celebrated the big victory with their coaches,...
Several chip-and-seal projects are being planned for county roads this summer. A list of proposed road projects and their projected costs were recently submitted to the Jackson County Commissioners by Eric Fritz and Earl Bahret, road and bridge department co-supervisors. Two miles of E Road between...
Mildred Vanek (center), a resident at the Glenn Moore Meadows assisted living facility south of Holton, celebrated her 107th birthday with a Friday afternoon party, in which grandson Craig Brunell (left) and daughter Bonnie Sporer (right) helped her blow out the candles on her birthday cake. Vanek's birthday was Sunday.
Upon reaching their 100th birthday, most people are asked the secret to their longevity. But Mildred Vanek, who celebrated her 107th birthday on Sunday, said she chooses not to worry about such things. “We’re all put here for a purpose,” said Vanek, a resident of the Glenn Moore Meadows assisted...
This past weekend was a busy one for Jackson County’s fire departments, with county dispatchers noting that between Friday and Sunday, firefighters were sent to a total of 26 brush and grass fires that got out of control. It’s not quite a record for the county, but it does serve as a warning to...
The Soldier City Council meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. on Jan. 13 by Mayor Penny Ludlow. Council members present were Jack Tannahill, Nina Reed, Brenda Holliday-Stanton, Aaron Jones and Brandi Fritz. Employees present were Ida Nadeau, Joe Denny and Anthony Brenner. A motion was made by...
The family of a Topeka man who died in May of 2013 after being placed in the Jackson County Detention Center on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is suing the county for “gross negligence” in the events that allegedly led to his death, according to documents filed in...
Rex Frazier, 48, Holton is running unopposed for position one on the Holton Board of Education in the April 7 spring election. Frazier has worked for Denison State Bank since 2000. He is a certified financial planner and an assistant vice president at the bank. He previously taught and coached at...
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Holton Elementary School has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, it has been announced by the Holton school board. The groundbreaking ceremony, complete with public comments by local dignitaries and music provided by the school band, will be held...
Incumbent Tim Morris is seeking re-election to the Holton City Commission during the April 7 election. Blair Wagner has also filed for this position. If elected, this would be Morris’ third three-year term on the commission. He was first elected in April 2009. Morris, 64, is a lifelong resident of...

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