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Six weeks after implementing a new district wide technology initiative that included purchasing Chromebook laptops for USD 337 middle and high school students, things are going “very well,” according to Mark Haefke, RV technology coordinator. Haefke gave an update on the initiative Monday evening...
Dr.  Alex Gilliland
Note: The Holton Recorder is publishing a series of stories about local doctors in the community. This is the third story in the series. Dr. Alex Gilliland of Holton Dental completed his undergraduate degree in biology at Kansas State University in 2002. He then pursued a career in general...
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (left) presented Candi Marr, owner of Heart To Home in Holton, with a certificate honoring the store’s “success and positive contributions... to its community and the State of Kansas” during the governor’s Friday morning visit to Holton. Brownback was in town that morning to talk about small business, but he also heard concerns from area citizens about cuts in education funding.
During Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s visit to Holton on Friday, the governor’s aim was to hear the concerns of, and champion, small businesses. But a small group of protesters also wanted Gov. Brownback to hear their concerns over what they saw as reductions in funding to public education. The...
The Royal Valley Native American Singers & Dancers were recognized before the Kansas Legislature and also performed at the state capitol in honor of Native American Legislative Day, which was Feb. 4. The photo above shows the group with Gov. Sam Brownback.   Photo submitted by the Potawatomi...
With the success of the girls basketball program at Holton High School, it’s not surprising to see alumni translate those skills to excel at the next level. Currently, seven former Wildcats are competing at the collegiate level. As it turns out, those skills can also be translated on a global scale...
Layne Hodge (left) and Kayle Wamsley were named King and Queen of Courts at Wetmore High School last Friday.  
Paul Abell of Whiting recently opened The Golden Fleece on the north side of the Holton Town Square. The shop sells a variety of yarn and needles for knitting, crocheting and other fiber arts.
The Golden Fleece has opened on the north side of the Holton Town Square, offering quality yarn, needles and lessons for those interested in the fiber arts. Paul Abell of Whiting owns The Golden Fleece, which opened Jan. 31 at 108 West 5th St. in Holton. Abell has lived in Jackson County for about...
Jackson County residents who have filed for the April 7 spring election will soon receive a candidate questionnaire by mail from The Holton Recorder. The completed questionnaire, as well as a color photograph of the candidate, needs to be turned into the The Recorder’s office on the south side of...
U.S. Senator and Holton High School alumnus Pat Roberts will be returning to his alma mater on Thursday for a school lunch, it was reported. Sen. Roberts’ state schedule for the Presidents Day recess will include a Thursday morning stop at HHS to meet with a “focus group” of students from the...
It’s been half a year since the Jackson County 4-H Fair came to its final close at the old fairgrounds at the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and Kansas Highway 16 in Holton, and Jackson County Fair Association board president Aaron Allen expressed amazement at how quickly the old livestock barns...

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