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The Holton City Commission on Monday decided to “keep it local” in choosing an engineering firm to oversee the street rehabilitation project at the city’s industrial park. King Engineering of Holton was awarded the contract for work on the industrial park roads, which have deteriorated in recent...
Holton Parks and Recreation employee Jerry Tudor took a walk around the outside of the limestone-walled bath house at the Holton Municipal Swimming Pool on Tuesday, looking at cracks in the limestone that are in need of repair. Replacing the limestone on the historic building would have a "phenomenal" cost, Tudor said. The pool's condition was mentioned by Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle at Monday's Holton City Commission meeting.
As temperatures begin to warm up, so will preparations for another season at the Holton Municipal Swimming pool. But as Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle told the Holton City Commission, there are still a few concerns about the pool that need to be addressed — and soon. During...
Even though the United Way of Jackson County has disbanded, non-profit organizations in Jackson County continue to receive United Way funds through the United Way of Greater Topeka. Jackson County officially became a part of United Way of Greater Topeka in 2012, and local funds through United Way...
Note: This is the fifth story in a series about doctors in our community. Dr. Clint Colberg has been a family medicine physician with Holton Community Hospital for seven years. Dr. Colberg, 36, is a native of Lyons, and he said that his hometown doctor, Dr. Roger Tobias, inspired him to become of...
Holton High School was represented by nine seniors, including, front row, from left: Ashley Cook, Tori Bontrager, Madison Reith, Taryn Weilert and Kelcie Matousek; back row, from left: Trey Tanking, Karl Wilhelm, Garett Beecher and Dean Klahr.
Thirty-five high school seniors from Jackson and Nemaha counties, representing the academic top 10 percent of their senior classes, were honored by the Kansas Honors Program Wednesday night at the program’s annual dinner, held at Holton’s First United Methodist Church.
Over the weekend, the Holton wrestling team competed at the 4A state tournament in Salina and finished third as a team. Shown above with their trophy are the coaches and wrestlers who represented the Wildcats, including (front row, left to right) Justin Pool, Lucas Lovvorn, Mason Baum, Kegan...
Holton’s Taco Bell restaurant was named the number three store in the nation for cleanliness, customer service and food quality by the franchise’s corporate office. Sharon Stroup, who manages the local Taco Bell, said she was notified at the end January of the honor. “We have such a great team, and...
Despite recent snowfall and colder temperatures, spring is not far off, and state and local emergency personnel want Kansans to be prepared for the severe weather that follows. This week, March 2 – 6, has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kansas with a statewide tornado safety...
Northeastern Kansas went into the weekend expecting several inches of snow to fall on the area, but the promise of a blizzard quickly melted away. According to the National Weather Service, Holton and Hoyt received two inches of snow in the winter storm that moved through the area on Saturday,...
Daylight Saving Time will begin at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward an hour before going to bed Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time is observed everywhere in the United States except Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rice and the Virgin Islands. Fire...

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