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  A new website for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has been completed recently to bridge the gap between the sheriff’s office and members of the public, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. The website (www.jasoks.org) features, among a variety of things, a list of outstanding...
Jim Birkbeck (right) of Denison State Bank recently received the Kansas Ag Bankers’ 2015 Pio¬neer Award. Birkbeck was presented the award by Troy Soukup, president of the Kansas Bankers Association’s Ag Bankers Division. (Submitted photo)
  The Kansas Ag Bankers, a divi­sion of the Kansas Bankers Asso­ciation, is pleased to announce that Jim Birkbeck of Holton is the re­cipient of its 2015 Pioneer Award. The Pioneer Award is presented to an agricultural banker that ex­emplifies the best in agricultural lending by continually...
  Registered Jackson County voters can cast their vote in advance for the April 7 spring election beginning Tuesday at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office, located on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. Advanced voting for the election, which includes positions for city council, school...
Matt Werkowitch of Chris Cakes of Edgerton (shown at right) demonstrated his pancake flipping and tossing skills this morning at Penny's in Holton as part of Denison State Bank's celebration for National Agriculture Day. Erin Lassey, who owns and operates Penny's, and her daughter Rebekah, 6, kept...
Plans for a new Holton sign on the southwest corner of the Jackson County Courtyard are moving forward as more details on the proposed project were presented to county commissioners Monday. Jana Lutz, Brenda Adkins and Lynne Mulroy, members of the Holton Main Street organization that disbanded at...
Fans of craft beer in Holton who wish to pursue a career in microbrewing now have the opportunity to do so, now that microbreweries are permitted in certain areas by the city’s zoning regulation. During the Holton City Commission’s regular meeting on Monday, commissioners voted unanimously to...
The Jackson County Commissioners are asking Meadowlark Extension District #7 to move its local office out of the Jackson County Courthouse due to space limitations, it has been reported. The commissioners sent a letter to David Key, Meadowlark Extension District director, on March 9 notifying him...
The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Legislative Breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 4 at Penny's on the west side of Holton's Town Square, it has been reported. Rep. Becky Hutchins and Sen. Dennis Pyle have confirmed that they will be present to...
Beck-Bookman Library employee Gail Schmitz is shown in the photo above with a grandfather clock that dates back to the early 1800s. The clock was donated to the library by the family of a former librarian, Ellen "Nell" Lowell.
A grandfather clock previously owned by several generations of a family dating back to early 19th century New England — and turn-of-the-century Holton — now has a new, permanent home at Holton’s Beck-Bookman Library. The rare clock is a gift from the family of a Holton woman who had been a patron...
A used 2012 Caterpillar motor grader has been purchased for the county from Foley Equipment of Topeka at a cost of $149,660. The price includes trading in one of the county’s 2007 Volvo motor graders. During a recent Jackson County Commission meeting, the commissioners approved the purchase of the...

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