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Statistically, Jackson County is one of the safest counties surrounding the capital city, according to an annual report of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. “Jackson County has the lowest crime index rate of any county surrounding Shawnee County with the exception of Wabaunsee County. Although,...
Verlin (center) and Sue (at left) Wichman of Holton presented 19 historic photos of Holton and other county towns to the Jackson County  Commissioners last week. The commissioners agreed to purchase the photos, which will be on display on the Courthouse walls. The commissioners included Janet Zwonitzer (second from left), Bill Elmer (second from right) and Ed Kathrens (right).
Historic images of the Holton Town Square and other towns in Jackson County are set to be on permanent display at the Jackson County Courthouse soon. Verlin and Sue Wichman of Holton presented to the county commissioners recently enlarged reproductions of several penny postcards from the early...
A late Thursday evening fire destroyed a log cabin home in Delia, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. No injuries were reported.  Firefighters from Delia, Hoyt, Mayetta, the Potawatomi Reservation and Silver Lake battled the blaze at 7466 106th Rd. just east of Delia from 11 p.m. into...
Many people still have questions about their health insurance, or where they need to go or what they need to do to sign up for insurance under the terms of the Affordable Care Act. That’s where the Health Insurance Marketplace comes in, according to Cindy Hermes, health care consumer ombudsman and...
Jackson County District Court saw a modest increase in the number of caseloads from 2013 to 2014, according to annual court figures provided by District Court Clerk Colleen Reamer. Jackson County’s court, part of Kansas’ Second Judicial District, saw a total of 2,652 cases filed in 2014, up 130...
Candidates continue to file for the spring election, which includes positions on area school boards and city councils. The deadline to file for the April 7 election is Tuesday, Jan. 27, it has been reported. Positions one, two, three and seven on Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley school...
Pat Roberts
Upon being chosen to serve as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, U.S. Senator and Holton High School alumnus Pat Roberts has made history as the first person to hold the top agriculture post in both chambers of Congress. Roberts was named to lead the Senate...
The 67th annual meeting of the Jackson County Conservation District will be held Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the First United Methodist Church in Holton, 307 Montana Ave. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with the business meeting, entertainment and award presentations following at 7 p.m. This year’s...
Two Holton residents have been arrested after a search warrant was issued at an alleged “illegal drug distribution house” near a Holton school, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant just after 7 p.m. Tuesday night at 907...

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