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Participating Biking Across Kansas riders, shown here heading east on Fourth Street past Colorado Avenue, made their way into Holton on Friday afternoon, with the bulk of the more than 825 riders coming in between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Regular traffic took care to make sure that the riders were not impeded on their way to Holton High School. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, June 17 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • More than 825 cyclists participating in this year’s Biking Across Kansas event rolled into Holton on Friday afternoon for the final overnight stop of their journey, and Holton’s welcomed them with open arms. We’ll tell you...
Community HealthCare System, or CHCS, recently recognized Caroline Cain from St. Marys Hospital with a DAISY Award for extraordinary nursing. Cain, a registered nurse, was nominated for going above and beyond for a patient.  Cain was nominated by a patient she cared for while he was in the hospital...
Kenzie Liles, age 5, was probably the youngest entry in the Denison parade held Saturday during the “Smoking’ for the Park” event as she drove this tractor will assistance from her grandfather, Dan Goodman. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, June 12 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Bicycle riders on the 45th-annual Biking Across Kansas (BAK) tour will roll into Holton on Friday afternoon for the last overnight stay of their eight-day, 497-mile ride across the state. Look inside today’s edition for...
The 26th-annual Prairie Lake Pickin’ Party this past weekend featured the music of 15 groups, including Legacy, which took the Prairie Lake stage on Friday evening. Band members — from left to right, Randy Rahberg on banjo, Don Anderson on bass and Jim Rood and Bob Hirt on guitars — said their appearance at this year’s Pickin’ Party marks the band's 20th appearance at the annual event. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, June 10 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Holton Community Hospital officials noted that the campaign for the hospital’s proposed expansion project has so far raised more than $1.4 million. Find out more about the expansion project as well as how you can make a...
Plans are being finalized to welcome more than 800 bicyclists from across Kansas and around the Midwest as they ride into Holton on Friday, June 14 as part of the 45th-annual Biking Across Kansas event, it has been reported. Participants in the eight-day bicycle ride, which begins on Saturday, June...
Later this month, the air will be filled with the sound of fireworks being discharged to celebrate the Independence Day holiday, as sales of Class C fireworks in Kansas — and the discharging of fireworks in Holton — will begin on Thursday, June 27. For some, however — particularly pets and military...
Holton Mayor Robert Dieckmann was in attendance at a Beck Bookman Library board meeting on Tuesday, May 21 when the city’s tornado sirens began to sound, prompting Holton residents in the area to seek shelter at the Public Safety Building. “I heard you could not get another person in there,”...
Recent showers and thunderstorms have dumped more than nine inches of rain on Holton in May, filling Prairie Lake, Elkhorn Lake and Banner Creek Reservoir — but not yet to an extent where flooding is a major concern, according to Holton Water and Wastewater Superintendent Dennis Ashcraft. As of...
Former Royal Valley teacher Justin Moore will serve as the new principal at Royal Valley Elementary School after board action last week. During a special board of education meeting last Tuesday, the board approved several employee resignations, as well as new employment contracts. Moore worked at...
A total of 38 Jackson County residents have filed for positions on area school boards, city councils and the Meadowlark Extension District Governing Board. The deadline to file as a candidate for the Nov. 5 general election was noon on Monday, and several candidates are running for the same...

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