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Beth Amon (left) and Shirley Pool are opening Everything Home, a new home décor and furniture store this week on the south side of Holton's Town Square. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Lifelong friends Beth Amon and Shirley Pool are opening a new home décor and furniture store this week on the south side of the Holton Town Square. The business, Everything Home, will open Thursday at 107 W. Fourth St. The building was previously used by Ann’s Home Health. New decor items, such as...
Editor’s note: This is the 94th in a series of stories about past and present Jackson County residents who earned the Purple Heart Medal, which is awarded to military personnel wounded or killed in the line of duty. The names of those profiled in these stories are among those placed on a special...
During the 2018 Legislative session, Kansas lawmakers passed 118 bills, and of those, 87 have provisions that took effect on July 1. The laws span from school finance to taxation to adoption. A new wrongful conviction compensation statute (HB 2579) was also passed during the session. Individuals...
The Holton regional center of Highland Community College, located at the southern edge of town along the east side of U.S. Highway 75, will not be the site of any college courses this fall, it has been learned, fueling speculation that the site may be in the process of being sold. A spokesperson...
Just as July Jubilee was getting under way at Banner Creek Reservoir on Saturday, Mother Nature stepped in. Hard rain, hail and strong wind early Saturday evening at the reservoir cancelled most of July Jubilee activities and postponed the fireworks display until Sunday night. Activities began at 5...
Kansas children are in a strong position, as the state ranks 13th nationally in overall child well-being, but that progress could be at risk with an undercount of the state’s youngest children, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book released June 27 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Despite the...
The third Missouri resident charged with several thefts from different businesses in a four-state area, including the Holton Walmart, received prison time during a Friday morning hearing in Jackson County District Court. Raven A. Neece, 36, of Ferrelview, Mo., was one of three residents of the...
“Wendell Castle: Shifting Vocabularies,” an exhibition of the latest and last works created by Castle, is now open at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Castle, a graduate of Holton High School, is hailed as the most important postwar American furniture designers. He died in January at...
Community HealthCare System of Onaga recently received the Centers of Excellence Award. Those shown at the award ceremony include, left to right, include Cindy Samuelson, Holly Schmitz, Todd Willert, Michelle Budreau, Emily Zutterman, Andrea Lutz, Nancy Willert, Jessica Husman and Tom Bell.
Community HealthCare System of northeast Kansas is walking the talk when it comes to improving the health of the communities it serves.  In recognition of the system’s investments in providing and promoting healthier nutritional options, as well as serving as a role model for healthy lifestyle...
Three of the five Democrats seeking election to the Kansas governor’s seat will participate in one of the final gubernatorial debates to be held prior to the Aug. 7 primary election, according to the Jackson County Democratic Party. The three-candidate debate, featuring former Wichita mayor Carl...

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