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New playground equipment, as well as several maintenance projects, are planned for Linscott Park in Holton this fall with the Jackson County Commission’s recent allocation of $5,000 in county parks and recreation funds for improvements. Here, Jane Villmer of Holton is shown playing on some equipment at the park Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Aug. 28 Holton Recorder include: • Violent crime in Kansas continued to trend upward in 2018, and crime statistics reported by law enforcement agencies in Jackson County for the year reflected that trend, according to the 2018 Kansas Crime Index Report issued recently...
Congratulations to the The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas! The Kickapoo Tribe has announced the upcoming opening of a new Kickapoo Tribal Museum on the Kickapoo Reservation in neighboring Brown County. The Kickapoo Tribal Museum is the result of several years of efforts by Kickapoo Tribal Council,...
Panno Wahwassuck (at right) and Kiwe Miller, members of the Royal Valley Singers and Dancers, took part in an “intertribal dance” Saturday morning in Hoyt City Park as part of the annual Pride of Hoyt Days festival. The display of native dance was a new feature in the 33rd-annual festival. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 26 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is looking for examples of inspiring leadership, longtime business excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, community impact and long-time, influential volunteer work for...
Crew members with Eisenbarth Construction of Holton poured concrete for about half of the new sidewalk on the south side of the Jackson County courtyard recently. The new eight-foot wide sidewalk will connect with the other three sidewalks that circle the courtyard once complete. This photo, taken Friday morning, faces southwest toward the Jackson County Museum and west on Fourth Street. (Photo by Michael Powls)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 19 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • One of the longest-running community celebrations in Jackson County will return this coming weekend for its 33rd year. The annual Pride of Hoyt Days celebration will feature a handful of new events; find out what’s new in...
Charlotte Bear (right), a participant in Beck Bookman Library’s Mid-Week Market for Junior Entrepreneurs, sold a bouquet of flowers to Karen Ford (left) of Holton during Wednesday’s market, which was moved inside the library due to rain. Bear and her mother put together the bouquets and wrapped them in inspirational quotes for this year’s market. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Aug. 12 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Holton Community Hospital’s “Embrace The Future” campaign has reached an important $2 million fund-raising goal for its proposed $14.6-million expansion. We’ll tell you what’s next in the hospital’s campaign to expand its...
Renovation work on the second floor of the building at 128 W. Fifth St. is being done, with custom windows being installed by Window Design Company of Silver Lake visible on the front and sides of the building. (Photo by David Powls)
Top stories from the Wednesday, Aug. 7 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • About 40 signatures were collected recently on a petition asking the Holton City Commission to approve an ordinance that would allow certain types of work-site utility vehicles (UTVs) to legally travel on Holton’s city...
The recent Jackson County Fair Parade drew a variety of entries last week, including Circleville Saddle Club members MaKenna Jacobson (left) and Alex Rollins carrying the American flag and their club flag through the parade route. Check out Monday’s Recorder for the annual fair section. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories from the Wednesday, July 31 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Property valuations are up in the Holton and Jackson Heights school districts, and that’s enabled school officials in those districts to generate more revenue on lower mill levies. Find out how much each district is...
Kolby Rethman (right) of the North Jackson Jets 4-H club showed the grand champion in the Jackson County Fair’s beef show, a crossbred steer that was also chosen as best of its breed Tuesday evening by beef show judge Karl Dawn Stover (center) of Beloit. Assisting with awards is 4-H Ambassador Shelby Fox. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top news stories in the Wednesday, July 24 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Jackson County department heads recently presented their funding requests for the 2020 budget to the Jackson County Commission, including additional funds for employee salaries, new technology and additional...
A total of 71 vehicles were entered into the Motors & Mayhem car and bike show in downtown Mayetta this past Saturday as a fund-raising event for the Mayetta Spray Park. “It was our most successful car show we’ve had,” said Liz Long, spray park fund-raising committee chairperson, of the third annual event. (Photo courtesy Jonathan Wimer)
Top stories in the Wednesday, July 17, 2019 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The 94th-annual Jackson County Fair is next week! Look inside today’s edition for a schedule of events, as well as more information about the fair parade on July 24 and the fair’s carnival for this year. • An...
City of Holton workers started their summer building a new curb work on the south side of the Jackson County courtyard.

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