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Holton veteran Daniel Amberg (at left) was welcomed by Honor Flight volunteers Joseph Short (center) and Ernest Puls (right) upon arrival at Baltimore-Washington Airport. The trip was a “bucket list” event for Amberg, who died Sunday at his home, hours after returning to Holton.
(Editor's note: Photos from the Honor Flight may be viewed in our Photo Gallery.) Daniel Amberg of Holton, a 91-year-old Navy veteran who served during the Korean War era, was looking forward to the Honor Flight this past weekend, enjoying the camaraderie of his fellow veterans, as well as the...
Moving the weight room at Jackson Heights High School to a new building could give the school two more classrooms to work with, as the Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education noted during its regular monthly meeting on Monday. But before the board can approve construction of a new building for...
Rosa Thomas, owner of the Whiting Café, does not plan to reopen the business after it was heavily damaged in a fire early Friday morning, June 7. “I’m taking it as God’s will,” Thomas said of the café, which would have been in business 40 years this August. “I’m glad nobody got hurt.” Shortly after...
Inspired by her mother’s home goods store in Illinois, Kayley Dvorak (shown above) has opened The Rustic Spur on the north side of the Holton Square at 108 W. Fifth St. The business features antiques, furniture, collectibles and items from a variety of local vendors.
Growing up in Woodstock, Ill., Kayley Dvorak spent hours in her mother’s home goods store dreaming of the day she could open up a store of her own. That dream was finally realized in May when Dvorak opened The Rustic Spur on the north side of the Holton Square at 108 W. Fifth St. “My mom has a...
A total of 46 military veterans, representing various branches and armed conflicts, will be joined by 46 student guardians from Jackson Heights and Holton high schools this Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, as they travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the schools’ first joint Jackson...
4-Hers, start your engines… Preparations are under way for the 99th-annual Jackson County Fair, the bulk of which will be held from Monday, July 15 through Thursday, July 18 at the Northeast Kansas Heritage Complex south of Holton with a wide variety of 4-H and open class exhibits, a carnival, a...
Facility improvements and needs at Royal Valley were discussed during a special community meeting at the high school last Wednesday evening. A variety of concerns were addressed during the meeting, which was facilitated by representatives from HTK Architects of Topeka, that included larger parking...
Haymakers Bar and Grill was recently opened in Hoyt by owners Stacey Smith and Shauna Porubsky. Shown from left to right in the photo above are Chris and Stacey Smith and Steve and Shauna Porubsky.
Stacey Smith was researching the history of Hoyt while gearing up for the opening of a new bar and grill in Hoyt — and the name of that bar and grill just came to her “out of the blue.” “I discovered that the town was founded by haymakers and cattlemen,” Smith said. “The name just stuck out to me....
Members of the Jackson County Community Band are gearing up for their 11th season, which will include three outdoor concerts, it was reported.  Jayme Malsom, Holton band director, and Sean Moore, Jackson Height band director, will lead this year’s band, which is comprised of area community members...
Tom Bell, 2024 Holton High School Alumnus of the Year
In the 50 years since he’s graduated from Holton High School, Tom Bell has become one of the most passionate advocates for better health care in Kansas, spending 15 years as the president and chief executive officer of the Kansas Hospital Association, an organization he was involved with for more...

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