Opinion

A new year is on the horizon and so is a new decade, and we gladly welcome them both! Cheers to the new year – 2020! Here at The Holton Recorder, we are very thankful for our talented team that works hard every day to produce a top-notch community newspaper for you. We are also very thankful for...
The United States economy added 266,000 jobs in November, it was reported, greatly surpassing economists’ predictions of only a 187,000-positive monthly job gain. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) also indicated the national unemployment rate fell to a half-a-century low of 3.5 percent....
The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, led by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, have more to do with politics and Congressional corruption than anything President Trump did or didn’t do. The Democrats do not have a strong candidate to challenge President Trump, as...
Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, was Small Business Saturday across the country and while that’s a great promotion, great communities like ours must be doing much better! To keep our community great, we need to shop locally every chance we get all year long! Most of us do that already, but it is important...
All Americans, regardless of political affiliation, should be concerned about the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump that are occurring at our nation’s capitol. Impeachment proceedings should be bi-partisan, but this one is not. It’s Democrat-led all the way. At issue – at least...
As part of the Nov. 5 election, voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment eliminating the census adjustment that is performed in our state. Voting yes on this is a good idea. State legislators say the constitutional amendment will end the practice of not counting students and out-...
It’s National Newspaper Week, a time to write about the important work that newspaper professionals do every day across the country. Newspaper professionals do the unglamorous work of reporting the news that matters the most to their communities. Newspaper pros cover the city, county and school...
It’s National 4-H Month and the list below gives 10 reasons why you might consider 4-H for your kids. *Leadership skills. Kids learn parliamentary procedure and how to run a successful meeting, and for many youth, it is their first chance to learn about teamwork and cooperation outside of the...
An historic fight for freedom continues today in Hong Kong. Anti-government protests have been occurring there for months. Hong Kong’s protests started in June against proposals to allow extradition to mainland communist China. That bill would have allowed for criminal suspects in Hong Kong to be...
If anyone asks whether the Holton and Jackson County area is progressive and forward-thinking, they need to look no further than Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for Holton Community Hospital’s $14.6 million expansion and renovation project for the answer in the affirmative! Yes, the project says....

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