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Holton native Dr. Jim Keen, shown here with his children Lexi and Logan, is returning to Holton to open a chiropractic office on the south side of Holton's Town Square. (Submitted photo)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Jackson County Commission is stepping up efforts to reboot the Neighborhood Revitalization Program to offer tax rebates for property improvements. • A reminder that the 2018 primary election is Tuesday. Democrats...
The Holton City Commission is considering a 3-mill property tax levy increase for fiscal year 2019, but as Overland Park-based accountant Mike Peroo reported on Monday, the impact for residential property owners in Holton would be minimal. But in terms of revenues raised by city utilities, Peroo...
At the request of a Holton resident who raised concerns on how fireworks affect pets and military veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the Holton City Commission has pledged to look into possibly reducing the number of days that fireworks may be discharged within the city...
On Monday, the Kansas Department of Education started the process of distributing $5 million in Safe and Secure Schools State Aid matching grant funds for security improvements at Kansas schools, but two of Jackson County’s three school districts seeking some of those funds were told they were...
Whiting native Kasie VanDonge is completing a summer law clerkship for the office of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. VanDonge, a 2012 graduate of Jackson Heights High School, is assisting Schmidt’s office in the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division. VanDonge is currently attending Washburn...
Top stories in the Monday, July 23, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include:   • Rodney and Vicki Roy will lead the Jackson County 4-H Fair Parade as grand marshals; find out how 4-H has benefited multiple generations of their family.   • The Holton City Commission is proposing a 3-mill budget...
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia showed a proposed floor plan for expansion at the hospital to a crowd of about 50 at The Hot Spot on Wednesday evening. Hospital officials are seeking a $16.5-million USDA Rural Development loan for the proposed expansion. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories for the Monday, July 16, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include:   • Summer wheat and brome harvest is over, and the heat has had an effect; find out how Jackson County farmers’ summer crops fared as a result.   • Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia led a Wednesday evening...
Ron Kranz, his wife, Marlene, and their three daughters – Lisa Moore, Alison Kranz and Rachel Dillon – have worked a combined 103 years in the health care field, and a third generation is now following in their footsteps. Ron retired last Friday after 27 years working at Medicalodges Jackson County...
Three new International dump trucks have been purchased for the county at a total cost of $437,781 from Summit Truck Group of Topeka, it has been reported. Four bids for dump trucks were received and presented to the commissioners by Dan Barnett, road and bridge department director. The bids...

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