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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...
Bond counsel Todd Van Deventer (right), representing Piper Jaffray of Leawood, and Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia met with the Holton City Commission on Monday to discuss the hospital's proposal to have the city issue $3.6 million in health care facilities revenue bonds on its behalf. Commissioners approved a resolution authorizing the bond issue, which will go toward construction of a new clinic in Hoyt and refinancing of bonds used to build the hospital.
Holton Community Hospital’s plans to build a new health clinic in Hoyt received a boost from the Holton City Commission on Monday. During the commission’s first meeting of 2015, commissioners approved a resolution authorizing the City of Holton to issue approximately $3.6 million in health care...
Royal Valley High School sophomores (from left) Lucas Broxterman, Noah Ensley, Maggie Schuetz and Rachael Keehn took a moment to explore their new Chromebook laptops after they were checked out to freshmen and sophomore students on Tuesday morning. The Chromebooks are part of a new one-to-one technology initiative at the school.
Royal Valley High School students received a late Christmas present this week as each student was issued a Chromebook laptop as part of a new one-to-one technology initiative at the school.   “We’ve been dreaming about this for many years, and it’s exciting that our students will have the same...
The 2015 Kansas Legislature is set to convene at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12.  The Legislature consists of a 125-member House of Representatives and a 40-member Senate. Representatives are elected for a two-year term, and senators are elected for a four-year term. Locally, Republican Becky Hutchins...

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