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Dan Brenner of Holton recently received the Jefferson Award for his public and community service.
Dan Brenner of Holton has received the Jefferson Award for his public and community service in northeast Kansas. Each month since March of 2019, several businesses in northeast Kansas have awarded an area resident with the Jefferson Award, which honors “ordinary people who do extraordinary things...
The Hoyt City Council has approved a citywide mask mandate that includes a $50 fine for those who violate the order, it has been reported.  The ordinance takes effect today (Wednesday) and will remain in effect until it’s repealed by the city council, it was reported. The Hoyt City Council took the...
The deadline to apply for Kansas Eviction Prevention Program (KEPP) funds approaching quickly, it has been reported. Applications for the KEPP program, which provides rental assistance to households that have missed one or more rent payments as a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, are...
Steven Duryea, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation land planner, was recently appointed to the national Federal Emergency Management Agency board, the External Stakeholders Working Group (ESWG), it has been announced.  The goals of the ESWG are to: * Maintain open channels of communication between...
Letters to Santa Claus from area children are now being accepted for future publication in The Holton Recorder. The letters will be printed in our special Christmas greetings section that will be published prior to Christmas. The letters are due at The Holton Recorder office by 5 p.m. on Wednesday...
Jackson County’s public health order, which requires the use of a face mask in public and limits mass gatherings to 25 people here, has been extended one week on a 2-1 vote by the Jackson County Commissioners.  Commissioners Janet Zwonitzer and Bill Elmer voted in favor of the policy extension, and...
The 21st Annual Christmas Parade of Lights around the Holton Town Square, that had been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, has been canceled now, due to COVID-19 concerns. “Over the weekend, we learned that the county’s COVID-19 positive case numbers were going the wrong direction, so the decision was...
At the request of Angie Reith, Jackson County local health officer, the Jackson County Commissioners approved a new public health all county order today (Friday) that, effective immediately, requires county residents to wear face masks in public and limits gatherings in the county to 25 for the...
This year’s annual community Thanksgiving dinner will still be held at the Evangel United Methodist Church in Holton, but it will be a carry-out meal only, according to Janice Schweigen, event organizer. “It’s all going to be curbside due to COVID-19,” Schweigen said of the Nov. 26 meal. “Instead...
Here are the Holton Recorder Football Pick’Em Contest entries for the week ending Friday, Nov. 6:   1. Aeschliman Construction: Denver at Atlanta 2. Denison State Bank: Seattle at Buffalo 3. Keen Chiropractic: Baltimore at Indianapolis 4. McManigal Electric: Houston at Jacksonville 5. 7-Eleven:...

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