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Members of 4-H clubs from Jackson and Nemaha counties participated in the annual 4-H Club Day, held Saturday at Jackson Heights High School. Here, Madeline Montgomery (left) packed a bag for a hike while younger brother Blade Montgomery (right) made suggestions on what to pack during a presentation. The Montgomery kids are members of the Lucky Stars 4-H Club. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, March 9 Holton Recorder include: • The first confirmed case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Kansas was reported over the weekend, but Gov. Laura Kelly states that Kansans remain at low risk for infection. Learn more about what’s being done locally to prevent the spread of...
Friday morning saw Chris Koger of Koger Variety shoveling snow from the sidewalk in front of his business on the west side of Holton’s Town Square after little more than an inch of snow fell on the area the night before. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top news stories in the Monday, Jan. 27 Holton Recorder include: • Ethics charges have been recommended against the special prosecutor hired by Jackson County in 2016 and 2017 jury trials against a Holton man that led to a conviction that was overturned last year by the Kansas State Court of...
This is the Ed. F. Jones building on the north side of the Holton Town Square.
This fallen tree shown on the north side of Idaho Avenue at Fifth Street in Holton is seen uprooted after last Friday’s ice storm that hit the county. In the aftermath of the storm, the Jackson County landfill is accepting tree limbs and branches for free from all county residents through Feb. 15, and the city of Holton’s brush burn site is open daily until the end of January. (Photo by David Powls)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Jan. 15 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office’s “proactive approach” to fighting crime has kept the law enforcement agency busy in 2019, the Jackson County Commission learned Monday. Learn more about the office’s annual year-end...
Holton High School senior Olivia Yingst was among those applying stickers to cases of beer at Holton’s Southside Liquor as part of the “Sticker Shock” campaign, conducted over the school’s holiday break by the Jackson County Communities That Care Coalition and the Jackson County Youth Coalition. The campaign’s intent was to warn adults of the consequences of purchasing alcoholic beverages for minors. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Jan. 6 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Northeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging (NEKAAA) has expanded its fee-based general transportation services to Jackson County. Find out more about services provided by NEKAAA and how you may be able to utilize them. • The...
Teresa Scheidegger (left) stirred the gravy for the mashed potatoes while Kiri Mock (right) made sure the beans were ready to serve at Wednesday’s Community Christmas Dinner at the EUM Family Life Center. Dinner organizer Tammy Elliott said about 200 meals were served at the Family Life Center and 44 meals were delivered for this year’s dinner, a community event since 1985. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Dec. 30, 2019/Jan. 1, 2020 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • A 2003 graduate of Jackson Heights High School is touring the world as a front-of-house concert sound engineer for breakout music star Billie Eilish. Learn more about Drew Thornton and his journey to becoming...
USD 337 Royal Valley, in collaboration with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, hosted the second annual Cultural Heritage Night at Royal Valley High School during the Panthers’ home basketball games against Holton. Here, Dania Wahwassuck of Mayetta, a student at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, danced in traditional regalia during the event. (Photo by Michael Powls)
Top stories in the double issue of The Holton Recorder for the week of Monday, Dec. 23 and Wednesday, Dec. 25 include: • Amendments to the 2019 county budget have been proposed by the Jackson County Commissioners recently due to additional revenues – non-tax dollars – that were collected through...
Kindergarten students at Holton Elementary School held up paper plate “snowflakes” during their Christmas concert Tuesday night in the Holton High School auditorium to help illustrate “Snowflake, Snowflake,” one of eight songs the students performed. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Dec. 4 Holton Recorder include: • Final preparations are under way for the 20th-annual Christmas Parade of Lights around Holton’s Town Square, starting at 5:30 p.m. this coming Saturday, Dec. 7, and good weather is in the forecast for this year’s parade, it has been re...
Cindi Area is shown in one of two cabins that make up Area Acres of Mayetta. The cabins, which were built by Cindi and her husband, Mike, are one of five featured stops on this Saturday’s Christmas Homes Tour. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories from the Monday, Dec. 2 Holton Recorder include: • The Holton community is mourning the loss of a community leader whose work to improve the community stretched far beyond his work at Denison State Bank. Read more about the late Jim Birkbeck in today’s edition. • Deb Dillner is one of...
Local artists Mary (far left) and Gary Shupe (far right), along with Sandy Studebaker (second from right) painted these three panels depicting the nativity scene, recently installed on the south side of the Jackson County Courtyard. Several other painted Christmas motifs can also be seen throughout the courtyard. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Monday, Nov. 25 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The body of a deceased person was found just north of Jackson Heights. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office revealed after press time the deceased was Brian Wood of Netawaka, for whom area residents had been searching. More...

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