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On Friday, Holton Parks and Recreation director Mike Reichle helped officials from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism stock 1,000 trout in Elkhorn Lake at Rafters Park for anglers to come and catch starting on Saturday. This marks the fifth year that the City of Holton has worked...
By Brian Sanders The history of Holton's Town Square and many of the buildings that house its businesses will be the focus of the second "Second Saturday" promotion, coming up from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 8 on the Square. "Historical Holton" is the theme of...
By Brian Sanders For nearly two decades, Boyd and Helen Murphy Plankinton of Holton have enjoyed sharing their knowledge of events and artifacts of olden days with their "living history" presentations that have taken them around the state and across the country. This coming Saturday, Nov...
By Brian Sanders Two separate trials have been scheduled for February for a Holton resident accused of sexually abusing a minor at her residence in Hoyt this past July. On Friday, Jackson County District Court Judge Micheal Ireland, noting a busy court schedule through the end of the year, set the...
By Brian Sanders A Wetmore resident charged with exposing himself to two minor children in Hoyt will be placed under "basically a house arrest" with his parents, Jackson County District Court Judge Micheal Ireland said Thursday during a hearing. Jason A. Seematter, 24, charged with two...
By Ali Holcomb Advance voting for the Nov. 4 general election begins today (Wednesday) on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. Any registered voter in the county can vote in advance from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office until noon on Monday, Nov. 3. Voters must...
The staff at Foster Ford-Mercury in Holton includes front row, from left, Lonnie Coder, Jordan Foster and Scott Foster; back row, from left, Devin White, Jeremy Ingels, Leroy Krogmann, Bill Newquist, Jeannie Arnold, Ray Foster, Rob Meyer, Tracey Shumaker, Justin Keithline and Jeremy Banaka. The award-winning Ford dealership has been open in Holton since July 1985. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
By Brian Sanders Winter is on its way, and for Holton-area drivers who find themselves driving 20 miles or more from home to work, the father and son team of Scott and Jordan Foster have good advice to follow to make sure that cars and trucks don’t break down in the cold. “You want to make sure...
Harvest outlook "good"
By Ali Holcomb Jackson County farmers are finishing up this year’s fall harvest, and yields for both corn and soybeans are said to be average or above, according to David Hallauer, Meadowlark Extension District crops and soils specialist. “We’re seeing very good yields with corn. There’s no doubt...
By Brian Sanders Once Holton city employees have made “utility cuts” in the city’s streets to repair curbs and gutters or infrastructure lines underneath the streets, the city’s street crew may not be able to put that part of the street back to its original appearance immediately, but they will...
A military veteran who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to take care of his fellow veterans. A former Holton High School teacher who has taken his love of science not only to the community, but also to the stars. A Soldier couple who turned a working ranch into an opportunity to promote...

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