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On Monday, the Kansas Department of Education started the process of distributing $5 million in Safe and Secure Schools State Aid matching grant funds for security improvements at Kansas schools, but two of Jackson County’s three school districts seeking some of those funds were told they were...
Whiting native Kasie VanDonge is completing a summer law clerkship for the office of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. VanDonge, a 2012 graduate of Jackson Heights High School, is assisting Schmidt’s office in the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division. VanDonge is currently attending Washburn...
Top stories in the Monday, July 23, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include:   • Rodney and Vicki Roy will lead the Jackson County 4-H Fair Parade as grand marshals; find out how 4-H has benefited multiple generations of their family.   • The Holton City Commission is proposing a 3-mill budget...
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia showed a proposed floor plan for expansion at the hospital to a crowd of about 50 at The Hot Spot on Wednesday evening. Hospital officials are seeking a $16.5-million USDA Rural Development loan for the proposed expansion. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories for the Monday, July 16, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include:   • Summer wheat and brome harvest is over, and the heat has had an effect; find out how Jackson County farmers’ summer crops fared as a result.   • Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia led a Wednesday evening...
Ron Kranz, his wife, Marlene, and their three daughters – Lisa Moore, Alison Kranz and Rachel Dillon – have worked a combined 103 years in the health care field, and a third generation is now following in their footsteps. Ron retired last Friday after 27 years working at Medicalodges Jackson County...
Three new International dump trucks have been purchased for the county at a total cost of $437,781 from Summit Truck Group of Topeka, it has been reported. Four bids for dump trucks were received and presented to the commissioners by Dan Barnett, road and bridge department director. The bids...
The electrical service behind Royal Valley High School that powers the concession stand and other buildings is getting a boost after the Royal Valley Board of Education approved a construction change order during its meeting Monday evening. As a new concession stand is being built this summer at...
Holton and Jackson County Rural Water 3 customers may notice a chlorine smell in their tap water over the next few months, but that water will still be safe to drink, it was reported. The city and RWD 3 both get their water from Public Wholesale Water Supply District 18, which is in the process of...
A lack of available speech-language pathologists in northeastern Kansas will bring “teletherapy” to the Jackson Heights school district via a Greenbush Special Education Cooperative program, Holton Special Education Cooperative director Amy Haussler told the USD 335 Board of Education. During the...

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