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Heather (Sovern) Morgan, a native of Soldier and 2000 graduate of Jackson Heights High School, is the new president of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation of Los Angeles, Calif.
Growing up in Soldier, Kan. - population 83, although slightly more when she lived there, put Heather Morgan a solid 20 minutes away from a grocery store or gas station, with the closest movie theater a further 10 minutes out. In high school, if a boy really liked you, he’d drive you 50 miles to...
Healthcare staff shortages have made nationwide news as the COVID-19 pandemic has dragged on for nearly two years. Here in northeast Kansas, Community HealthCare System is doing all it can to help the next generation of nurses gain experience. Several different schools send students to Onaga...
Brad Barton of The ‘Lil Talk Show will host a three-day “We, The People Reunion” here at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex March 31 through April 2. Similar events have been held in other states throughout the past year and have drawn thousands of people to each one, it has been reported....
Pittsburg State University junior middle distance runner Mason Strader, from Holton, was named the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II men’s indoor track & field athlete of the week yesterday after his sub-four minute mile performance last weekend. Additionally, Strader...
Sarah and John Zibell Jr. (shown above left to right) have purchased Koger Variety on the west side the Holton Square and have renamed it Holton Mercantile. The business will continue to offer a wide selection of products.
Sarah and John Zibell Jr. have purchased Koger Variety on the west side of the Holton Square, which they have renamed Holton Mercantile. Carolyn and Chris Koger opened Koger Variety at 415 New York Ave. in downtown Holton 47 years ago. The couple turned the business over to the Zibells on Jan. 1. “...
Those recently inducted into the Holton/Jackson County Chamber Hall of Fame are shown above and include (from left) Chris Mercer, David and Evelyn Allen, Cari and Vern Andrews and Dean Tuley.
For many in attendance at Saturday’s Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame banquet, one of David Allen’s favorite quotes — an inscription on a stained glass window at the Osborne Chapel on the Baker University campus — underscored the importance of sharing in making a community...
   Each city is eligible to receive up to $25,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds through the county following recent action taken by the Jackson County Commission. The commissioners – Ed Kathrens, Dan Brenner and Keith Kelly – agreed to allocate $25,000 in ARPA funding to each of the nine cities...
Recently-completed sewer line point repairs in Holton took a little longer — and cost a little more than planned — due to extensive repairs needed on a sewer interceptor line at the south edge of the city, members of the Holton City Commission were told during their regular meeting on Monday...
“We can do better.” That’s how Kansas Senator Dennis Pyle views the “Ad Astra 2” Congressional redistricting map, which splits Jackson County into two Congressional districts and received the Kansas Senate’s approval before going on to the House of Representatives, where the map was approved...
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday, Feb. 4 heard oral arguments on whether the former Shawnee County prosecutor who served as a special prosecutor for the Jacob Ewing trials in 2017 should lose her license to practice law. At issue was a recommendation from the Office of Disciplinary Administration...

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