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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...
The Valentine’s Day performance of “Check, Please” by the Holton Community Theatre was sold out and was the second production staged by the theatre group. “Check, Please” was a one-act comedy that centered around a series of blind dates. In the photo above, the character played by Jordan Callison (...
A change is brewing in Holton’s zoning regulations for commercial areas just off Holton’s Town Square. On Monday, the Holton Planning Commission approved a recommendation to add “microbreweries” to the city’s list of allowed uses under C-2 (commercial) zoning, which applies to businesses located...
Dr. David Allen
Note: This is the fourth story in a series about doctors in our community. Dr. David Allen is a family practice physician with Community HealthCare System of Onaga, which operates the Holton Medical Center. Dr. Allen, 43, is a Jackson County native who grew up in Circleville and now lives in the...
Holton’s codes list three different classifications of residential subdivision, according to the city’s subdivision regulations as provided by Assistant City Manager Kerwin McKee. A copy of the regulations may also be obtained at Holton City Hall. According to the regulations, Class A applies to...
The Holton City Commissioners were asked recently to modify the city's subdivision zoning regulations to allow for more flexibility and growth in the city. While the city continues to look at its current regulations, here are the requirements for new subdivisions in the unincorporated areas of the...
Nine Jackson County wrestlers are making their final preparations before heading to Salina for the 4A state wrestling tournament this coming weekend. Representing Royal Valley will be junior Noah Hart (145 lbs.) and sophomore Jacob Box (182 lbs.), while Holton will have seven wrestlers competing at...
Orin Marshall
Retired Holton teacher Orin Marshall is seeking election to position two on the Holton USD 336 Board of Education in the April election. Marshall is running unopposed. Denise Sweet currently holds the position on the board and is not seeking re-election. “I’d like to be considered for the board...
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts had lunch at Holton High School, his alma mater, on Thursday and discussed the federal requirements for school lunches with a handful of students. Pictured with Roberts are Tel Wittmer (left) and Maddie Reith (center). Roberts serves as the chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and he said he hopes to visit 10 Kansas schools this year before the federal food lunch program is reauthorized.
School lunches at Holton High School have changed a lot in the past 60 years  - a fact Sen. Pat Roberts can personally attest to after dining with students at the cafeteria Thursday. “We didn’t have the mandates telling us what we could and could not eat,” Roberts told members of the HHS Student...
Attracting residential growth to Holton could be an easier task for Holton city officials with a few slight modifications to the city’s subdivision and zoning regulations, Holton City Attorney Dennis White told the Holton City Commission. During the commission’s meeting on Tuesday — held a day...

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