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Keeping students safe in Jackson County’s three school districts remains a priority for the districts’ superintendents, particularly with a new school year just getting started and the effects of one of the deadliest school shootings in the nation’s history still reverberating with educators across...
This year’s Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Fall Fest is a month away, but Chamber leaders are asking local businesses, chili cooks and art fans to start putting some thought into this year’s event — especially the “Shut The Back Door” promotion. The 15th-annual event, scheduled for...
Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Sept. 9:   1. Aeschliman Construction: Holton at Hiawatha 2. Denison State Bank: Riverside at Royal Valley 3. Beverley Brown Boutique: Oskaloosa at Atchison County 4. Champion Pest and Lawn:...
Holton Community Hospital recently released its 2021 annual report, which highlights the efforts of hospital administrators and staff to continue to provide quality and excellence in healthcare, it was reported.  “It was a year of staying true to our mission of excelling in providing compassionate...
Holton city employee P.J. Oldehoeft attempted to loosen the operating stem of a fire hydrant at the intersection of Second Street and Wisconsin Avenue on Thursday morning, Aug. 25, as part of repairs to the hydrant. Repairs to other hydrants are likely in the coming weeks, it was reported. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Keeping Holton’s water supply and distribution system in excellent shape involves making sure that the city’s 142 fire hydrants are also in good shape, according to Holton Water and Wastewater Superintendent Dennis Ashcraft. Flushing the distribution system also allows Ashcraft’s crew to identify...
A scavenger hunt for glass orbs has proven to be a popular activity here this summer, as it’s drawn people from outside the area to Jackson County, according to members of the Jackson County Tourism Council. At the end of May, June and July, a total of 100 glass orbs created and donated by April...
Keri (Tanking) Bausch
Editor’s note: This article is eighth in a series about young professionals in the Jackson County community who returned to the community after college to build successful careers. When she graduated from Holton High School in 2013, Keri Bausch had a pretty good idea that her career would have...
Here are The Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Sept. 9:   1. Aeschliman Construction: Sabetha at Holton 2. Denison State Bank: Royal Valley at Nemaha Central 3. Beverley Brown Boutique: ACCHS at Jefferson Co. North 4. Champion Pest and Lawn:...
A section of Kansas Highway 16 in western Jackson County will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 1), weather permitting, while maintenance crews replace crossroad pipe in the area, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation. According to KDOT, K-16 will be closed to...
Imagine if today’s college students would start their mornings not by looking at celebrity postings on TikTok or Twitter, but instead by reading an inspirational quote from an ancient stoic philosopher or a time-honored African proverb. Chances are, that bit of morning inspiration would get them...

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