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A two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 75 about five miles south of Holton on Monday resulted in the death of a Topeka woman, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Helen L. Nolan, 80, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Monday at the intersection...
A new district phone system was approved for Royal Valley during the USD 337 Board of Education meeting Monday evening. The board approved an upgrade to the phone system from Giant Communications at a cost of $10,000.  The new system is Internet-based, and the purchase also includes new handsets,...
The Holton school board wrapped up the 2017-2018 school term Monday evening, taking care of end-of-the-fiscal year business such as paying the final bills and making the necessary budget transfers. The goal of the budget transfers, school officials said, is to strive for ending unemcumbered cash...
Despite the Kansas Legislature’s most recent efforts to boost funding for public schools, the Kansas Supreme Court on Monday ruled that state spending on public schools remains inadequate, but gave state legislators a year to add more funds for public education — a request that local school...
Girard National Bank has announced that it will change its name and all branch location names to GNBank on Monday, July 2. Previously, branch locations, including Holton National Bank, operated under individual trade names.  There are no ownership or bank structure changes occurring other than the...
Country singer-songwriter and Muscotah native Erik Dylan will be the headlining act at July Jubilee on Saturday, June 30.
Country singer and songwriter Erik Dylan is coming home this weekend as he headlines July Jubilee Saturday at Banner Creek Reservoir. Raised in Muscotah, Erik Dylan Anderson graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1997. He is the son of Dennis and Kathy Anderson.  “I had always...
The Holton Community Theatre will present “Annie” on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, at the Holton High School auditorium.   The feel-good musical about an optimistic orphan in search of a family will star Maggie Davis as Annie and Brett Nelson as Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks, a billionaire who...
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (right) chatted with Holton businessman Wayne Leiker near the end of the senator’s Saturday morning stop on his listening tour at the Hot Spot. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Civility — whether it concerns the role of the United States in world trade in the face of recent tariffs or the tone of political discussions across the country — is an essential element in bringing people together, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran said Saturday morning during a stop in Holton. “There are...
Starting this Wednesday, June 27, the sound of fireworks crackling, popping, whistling and booming — and the smell of gunpowder — will be in the air in Jackson County for the week leading up to the Independence Day celebration on Wednesday, July 4. Wednesday marks the official start of fireworks...
Due to the Fourth of July holiday, The Holton Recorder will publish one combined issue next week instead of two regular issues. The Recorder will publish a combined Monday and Wednesday edition on Tuesday, July 3. No issue will be printed on Monday, July 2. The issue will be for sale on newsstands...

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