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  If Kansas Gov. Sam Brown­back’s proposal to retool state aid to schools as “block grants” is ap­proved by the Kansas Legislature, the Jackson Heights district doesn’t stand to lose as much in overall state aid as some big­ger districts in the state, but it doesn’t stand to gain much, either....
Dorothy (Dode) Henry of Wetmore has played the organ for nearly 75 years, many of those as the organist for St. James Church in Wetmore. Henry will be honored at the church’s 6:30 p.m. mass on Saturday, March 28, it was reported. (Submitted photo)
  As yet another Easter ap­proaches, Dorothy (Dode) Henry of St. James Church in Wetmore con­tinues to punch out notes as she carries on her legacy in playing the organ. With her 75th year of play­ing the instrument quickly ap­proaching, Dode took a look back at her life on the bench. Under her...
Royal Valley is expected to lose $181,245 total in state aid from the classroom this year and the next two years if lawmakers approve a bill to fund schools through flexible block grants. Superintendent John Rundle told board members, building principals and other members of the public present at...
With the future of school financing and state aid in Kansas currently in flux, Holton superintendent Dennis Stones did his best to present the school board with some concrete information regarding upcoming changes proposed in the 2015-2016 school year at Monday’s regularly scheduled board meeting....
Tiffany (Bowser) Kuglin is the new supervisor at LifeCare Fitness Center in Holton. A graduate of Jackson Heights High School, Kuglin received a business management degree and personal training certification from Allen County Community College.
Tiffany Kuglin has been named the new supervisor at LifeCare Fitness Center in Holton. A native of Netawaka, Kuglin, whose maiden name is Bowser, graduated from Jackson Heights High School in 2008. After high school, she enrolled at Allen County Community College where she obtained a degree in...
Upgrading Jackson Heights’ Internet capacity for its students and faculty is likely to cost the district a little more, according to USD 335 Technology Director Vern Andrews, but it’s a necessary cost increase that could be mitigated by switching from Microsoft products to a free service. During...
Dr. Leslie Coffee-Gallagher, OD, FAAO has been practicing optometry for 12 years now in Jackson County. She practices at Lifetime Eye Care in Holton with her business partner, Dr. Nicole Meerpohl, OD. A native of Alma, Gallagher earned her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University.  She...
Holton’s Town Square is turning green this Saturday! “Luck of the Irish” is the theme of this month’s Second Saturday promotion, spotlighting St. Patrick’s Day with a little bit of Irish culture, according to Carolyn McKee, Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce director. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m....
Todd Willert has been named the new Chief Executive Officer at Community HealthCare System in Onaga. The Board of Directors of Community HealthCare System made the announcement in a news release. Willert will start on March 24. Willert has more than 20 years of experience as a CEO in critical...
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...

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