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The assessed value of real estate and personal property in Jackson County increased by 4.6 percent ($5.5 million) this past year, it has been reported. The values of all real estate, personal property, utilities and oil and gas properties were certified recently, and all school districts and almost...
Planned expansions and renovations at Holton Community Hospital — including the construction of a new, 11,690-square-foot rural health clinic — could get started as early as next spring, the Holton City Commission learned this week. During the commission’s regular meeting on Monday, HCH CEO Carrie...
July Jubilee is planned for Saturday, June 30, and the annual event at Banner Creek Reservoir will feature food, vendors, children’s activities and music by the Jackson County Community Band and country musician and songwriter Erik Dylan. A native of Muscotah, Dylan, graduated from Atchison County...
Proposed budgets for fiscal year 2019 in the City of Holton’s water, sewer, electrical production and distribution departments are “toeing the line” from their respective budgets for 2018, the Holton City Commission noted this week. During the commission’s regular meeting on Monday, commissioners...
The fourth annual Quilts of Valor event will be held in Holton Saturday and will honor 50 area veterans. The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Holton, 1401 W. Fourth St. Gary Bell & Friends will perform music from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.  A free will donation dinner will be...
Republicans in northeastern Kansas seeking state and national positions reminded a crowd of more than 60 at a GOP meet-and-greet at the Netawaka Fitness Center last Saturday that with mid-term elections coming up this fall, the GOP is on the defensive. But the prevailing theme of the event,...
Ballots for the 2018 Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal election were mailed to registered voters recently, and 24 candidates have filed for six open positions on the Tribal Council, Gaming Commission and Ethics Commission. Liana Onnen, current Tribal Council Chairperson, is seeking her second four-...
The Holton school district will likely have new and stricter rules for students riding school buses in the fall, following comments made at Monday evening’s school board meeting. New and stricter rules for student attendance are also in the works, it was reported. Bob Davies, superintendent, said...
The disappearance and death of Joan Rebar of Mayetta continues to remain a mystery, and law enforcement is asking for the public’s assistance with the case. “Her cause of death is probably going to be inconclusive,” Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig said Tuesday. Rebar was last seen about 2 a.m...
A 46-year-old agreement between Jackson Heights USD 335 and Jackson County Rural Water District 3 regarding water meters was called into question by members of the RWD 3 board of directors this week, with both sides noting that the agreement needs to be updated. During the USD 335 board of...

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