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Three Kansas City-area residents accused of multiple thefts of electronic devices from department stores in a four-state area, including the Walmart in Holton, were arrested on Wednesday, March 28 by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, it was reported. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said that...
Erik Dylan
The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce has announced that country musician and songwriter Erik Dylan, who has roots in the Jackson County area, will be the featured entertainment at this year’s July Jubilee celebration. July Jubilee is scheduled for Saturday, June 30, at Banner Creek...
Kansas lawmakers are looking at several bills this session that they suggest could increase security at schools across the state. Last Wednesday, the House passed House Bill 2773, the Kansas Safe and Secure Schools Act, which establishes statewide security standards and sets funding aside for...
Two Jackson County residents have filed for precinct committee person positions, which will be included on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.  Les Roediger, a Republican, has filed for committee person for Cedar Township. Michael Carpenter, a Democrat, has filed for committee person for Holton...
Some Jackson County towns — now including Denison — impose curfews for their residents under the age of 18, while others do not. On Thursday, March 22, the Denison City Council voted to approve an ordinance setting a curfew prohibiting its residents under the age of 18 from being out in public...
Two new school buses have been purchased for Royal Valley thanks, in part, to two $20,000 grants from the Environmental Protection Agency. During the USD 337 Board of Education’s meeting Monday evening, the board approved the purchase of two International-Cummins buses from Midwest Transit of...
A resident of southern Mexico charged with rape after an alleged Feb. 10 incident is now facing new, related charges after a Tuesday afternoon preliminary hearing in Jackson County District Court. Jackson County Attorney Shawna Miller said that after hearing testimony from the Holton woman who...
After nearly a year overseas with the U.S. Army National Guard in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in the Middle East, Spec. Paul Nelson of Holton couldn’t wait to step off the plane onto U.S. soil. “You walk down the steps, out of the plane, and you’re literally looking forward to that first...
A bill that was signed into law by Gov. Jeff Colyer on Monday to protect the rights of Native Americans to wear tribal regalia at award and graduation ceremonies, as well as other public events in Kansas, probably won’t have much impact locally. House Bill 2498 was enacted in response to some...
Holton High School journalism students who qualified for the state journalism competition include (front row, from left) Macy Pruitt, Sarah Lierz, Blake Harris, Gabriella Katz, (middle row, from left) Allison Campbell, Olivia Yingst, Emma Reith, Samantha Wilson, (back row, from left) Mikaela Mayhew, Olivia Mulenga and Megan Lierz. Not pictured are Tracer Fox, Abby Boeckman, Will Davies, Carly Raney, Britney Mick, Brooklyn Klahr, Annika Bergsten and Lauryn Moore.
Nineteen Holton High School journalism students qualified in 27 events for the state journalism competition, it was reported. Students from both 3A and 4A schools were judged together at a regional contest earlier this month by the Kansas Scholastic Press Association.  In the regional contest,...

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