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Deandra Schirmer
While college basketball fans in northeast Kansas were getting ready to watch the “March Madness” games of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, Holton native Deandra Schirmer was preparing one of the top women’s basketball teams in NCAA’s Division II for its first visit to the “Elite...
Candidates can begin filing for the Nov. 8 general election, which will include several federal, state and local races. The deadline to file for the election is noon on Wednesday, June 1, at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. Locally, the first...
Chief Nursing Officer Mindy Olberding (far left) presented the DAISY Award to Birth Center manager Katie Kufahl, center, and her Birth Center team, which includes (from left to right) nurses Lindsay Koch, Rebekah Rombeck, Alicia VanDonge, Ashley Bean and Jolene Wesse.
Community HealthCare System, or CHCS, has recognized Katie Kufahl, RN, and her Birth Center nursing team with the winter 2022 DAISY Award for extraordinary nursing. Birth Center nurses were nominated for their kindness and professionalism as they cared for a new mom who had a C-section and needed...
Falcon Robb of Delia (at right) is shown after catching a golden trout at Holton’s Elkhorn Lake. For catching a golden trout, Robb received several items from Holton Parks and Recreation, as well as “Chamber Bucks” from Ashlee York (at left), Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce director.
While there’s less than a month to go in the Kansas trout fishing season, there are still plenty of trout in Holton’s Elkhorn Lake that are available to be caught — including two that come with prizes for lucky anglers who catch them, Holton Parks and Recreation Director Mike Reichle said. Reichle...
The deaths of two people at their home on 94th Road in southern Jackson County on Monday evening, March 21, are being ruled an apparent “murder-suicide” by Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, it has been reported. Sheriff Morse said the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at about 6:...
Jackson County’s representatives in the Kansas Legislature are scheduled to visit Holton on Saturday morning, April 2, to give a recap of this year’s legislative happenings at the annual Legislative Breakfast, set for 9 a.m. that day at the Jackson County Courthouse’s first-floor meeting room. The...
The state treasurer’s office may be holding unclaimed property for you or someone you know.  During Monday’s Jackson County Commission meeting, the commissioners acknowledged receipt of a letter from Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Rogers listing 20 people from Jackson County with unclaimed property of...
An update on the progress of the new community building to be constructed on the north side of Banner Creek Reservoir was shared during Monday’s Jackson County Commission meeting. Commissioners asked members of the Friends of Banner Creek Reservoir (FOBCR) board to meet with them to discuss the...
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation leaders voiced their concerns with Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson’s negative comments regarding Native Americans at a recent Kansas State Board of Education meeting in Topeka. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick, via...
The Holton City Commission re­cently discussed two bids for the pur­chase of two lawnmowers for the city’s parks and recreation department, but opted on a split vote to go with a total bid that was about $2,000 more than the low bid. The vote to do so came after one of the commissioners said that...

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