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A groundbreaking for Homestead Affordable Housing’s new Prairie View Senior Residences was held Monday in Holton near the town’s soccer fields. Those assisting with the groundbreaking include (from left) Fred Bentley of the KHRC, Brad Reiff, HAH board member; Barry McMurphy of the KHRC, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, Holton Mayor Bob Dieckmann, Todd Heitschmidt of Central National Bank, Larry Krier of LK Architecture, 61st District Rep. Becky Hutchins and AJ Caputo of Accel Construction LLC.
Homestead Affordable Housing, Inc. of Holton is one step closer to providing additional affordable housing for local seniors. On Tuesday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Prairie View Senior Residences, a 32-unit senior apartment community near First Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Holton....
The Holton Fire Department is looking for a few good volunteers — not just to fight fires, but to “serve their community and help others out,” according to Holton Fire Chief Kevin Ingels. Applications are currently being accepted for volunteer firefighters to help provide fire protection and other...
Funds previously used by the City of Holton to underwrite activities overseen by the now-defunct Holton Main Street organization will be split down the middle and distributed to the Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the Jackson County Historical Society, the Holton City Commission...
A Mayetta teen convicted in November of indecent liberties with a 3-year-old girl has been sentenced to 16 months at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex, it was reported this morning in Jackson County District Court. Weston Hasty, 17, who pleaded no contest to two charges of aggravated...
JM Sewing Center is hosting a grand re-opening Saturday at its new location on the west side of the Holton Square. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, which was relocated to 405 New York Ave. on Dec. 1. Michelle and Jerry Meddock own the business. “We were looking for a place with...
Several more Jackson County residents have filed for school board positions in the spring election, according to the Jackson County Clerk’s Office. Positions one, two, three and seven on Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley school boards will be included on the April 7 ballot. The deadline to...
This Saturday’s Jackson County Livestock Association annual exposition will be the 30th such event in the association’s history — and likely the last at its longtime home, the Jackson County Fair Building. Where the Livestock Expo will go next year is one of the changes that the annual event is...
The Seattle Seahawks will play the New England Patriots for the 2014-2015 National Football League championship in the Super Bowl XLIX game on Sunday, Feb. 1, at The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Kick-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Who do you think is going to win the big game?...
New Holton residents Brandi Lopez (left) and Shaun Gates are the proud parents of Harley Raelynn Gates, the first baby born in 2015 at Holton Community Hospital.
Holton Community Hospital’s first baby born in 2015 is Harley Raelynn Gates, and she is the daughter of new Holton residents Brandi Lopez, 24, and Shaun Gates, 36. Harley was born at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, after a scheduled cesarean section by Dr. Vance Lassey. She weighed six pounds,...
Which age group stands to benefit the most from the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period, which ends for 2015 on Feb. 15? According to Cindy Hermes, health care consumer ombudsman and director of public outreach with the Kansas Insurance Department, it’s the “baby boomers,” who continue to...

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