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The Jackson County Commissioners are proposing a .898 mill decrease for the 2019 budget, which would set the mill rate at 75.939 mills. The 2018 budget was funded by 76.837 mills, and in 2017, the mill rate was 77.622 mills. Total maximum expenditures proposed total $14,420,640, which includes $6,...
An Omaha, Neb. woman has been charged in Jackson County District Court with three felony counts of involuntary manslaughter in the November 2017 deaths of three members of a Sabetha family in a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 75 in northern Jackson County, according to charges filed by Jackson...
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Twenty-seven local veterans will participate in Jackson Heights' seventh annual Honor Flight trip on Wednesday. • Kaitlynn Little spent her summer teaching English in China. • The Holton Recorder's Football Pick'em...
A total of $81,955.91 in premiums (gifts) were awarded to Jackson County 4-Hers participating in the annual premium livestock show held recently during the 2018 Jackson County Fair. A total of 48 beef entries, 19 sheep entries, 46 swine entries and 13 meat goat entries were auctioned off at the...
Avery Cashier, 7, is shown riding the carousel at the carnival Friday evening. She is the daughter of Jerry and Cheri Cashier of Holton. There were multiple rides for kids of all ages at the carnival that was here Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex grounds. (Photo by David Powls)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • A Kansas Bureau of Investigation study shows that violent crimes are trending upward while property crimes are trending downward, both in Jackson County and across the state of Kansas; find out how much. • Rogette...
B&P Propane/Knotty Pine Oil Company recently purchased Petree Propane, it has been announced. Brett and Carly Fletcher, who own B&P Propane/Knotty Pine Oil, took ownership of Petree Propane on Aug. 1. Combined, the companies have served northeast Kansas for more than 120 years. “For more...
Cars of all makes and models were on display during the recent Cruise Night held on the Holton Square. The photo above shows a 1923 Chevrolet.
Washburn University has announced its President’s List honorees for the spring 2018 semester.  To qualify for the President’s List, a student must be enrolled in 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0. Local honorees include: Effingham: Ashley Gerety and Kara...
Washburn University has announced its graduating class of students in spring 2018. “These students have put in the hard work required, and we are proud to award them degrees from Washburn University. I have no doubt they will continue to work hard in their careers and do great things,” said Dr....
A group of Holton High School clarinetists participated in a special marching band camp last week at HHS in preparation for fall football. Front row, from left: Kaitlyn Ramirez, Sydney Althauser and Hannah Newell; back row, from left: Katina Bartel and Lilly Kimberlin. School starts Thursday for students in Holton and other area schools. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Holton school district is proposing a small decrease in its mill levy for the 2018-19 school year. Find out how much and what the district’s budget for the coming year entails. • This week marks the start of a...

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