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Some pressing fiscal matters were the focus of Holton’s school board meeting on Monday, the first of the new calendar year. One of the first items addressed was the report from the Kansas State Department of Education-mandated audit of USD 336 that took place back in December, with superintendent...
Health issues were again cited in delaying the sentencing of a former Holton legislator who pleaded guilty in May of last year to bank fraud charges, a spokesman for U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said this week. Jim Cross, public information officer for Grissom, said Tuesday that Trent LeDoux “made...
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday is Monday. Financial and governmental offices will be closed, and the U.S. Postal Service will not deliver or accept mail that day. All three school districts – Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley – will not have school on Monday, it was reported...
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...

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