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Many people utilized Holton’s Countryside Park during Gov. Laura Kelly’s stay-at- home order to get some fresh air and get outside their house. Recently, Bob Dewater of Denison (shown above) flew some of his model airplanes at the park. Dewater said he has been flying model plans for 40 years as...
In the photo at above left, Royal Valley High School senior Jessica Rose (left), who received first place in The Hol ton Recorder’s Mother’s Day essay contest, is shown with her mother, Sheri, who died in March. And in the photo at above right, Jackson Heights High School freshman Mallori Mulroy (left), named honorable mention in the contest, is shown with her mother, Janice.
Local high school students submitted essays for The Holton Recorder’s 13th annual Mother’s Day essay contest. This year’s theme was “My Mother Is My Hero Because...” This year’s contest was open to high school students. Students at Holton, Jackson Heights and Royal Valley schools submitted essays...
Jackson County's plan for reopening its economy closely mirrors the plan issued on Thursday by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly for the state. But the county plan, issued on Friday by Jackson Health Officer Angela Reith, adds two specifics for businesses that serve "prepared food or drink," including...
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s detailed framework for gradually, safely reopening the Kansas economy and getting Kansans back to work if social distancing guidelines are maintained was spotlighted in a televised address on Thursday, it was reported. Gov. Kelly’s framework, “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen...
Incumbent Bob Dieckmann (Republican) has filed for re-election to position three on the Holton City Commission, according to the Jackson County Clerk’s Office. This position, as well as position five on the city commission, will be included in the Aug. 4 primary election and the Nov. 3 general...
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, recently applauded an announcement from President Donald Trump and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to alleviate agriculture sector hardships caused by the COVID-19...
Jackson County Senior Center employee Shelly Will is shown above loading the center’s delivery van recently with coolers, food items and several portable food warmers that are plugged into the vehicle to keep the food warm. Will was expected to deliver 51 meals that day, which included salisbury...
Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt encourages Kansas consumers to visit with their auto insurers about potential discounts, rebates or reductions in premiums during concerns about the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), it has been reported. “Many companies recognize the statewide stay-at-home...
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) announced $325 million in relief funding to Kansas health care providers and hospitals last Friday, it has been reported. This information was confirmed to Sen. Moran by Vice President Mike Pence Friday morning. The funding, which will support hospitals fighting...
The Holton Recorder will be combining the Monday edition with the Wednesday edition through May, due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. The Recorder will print on Wednesdays. The Jackson County Shopper will continue to be published weekly to provide local businesses with total market coverage of...

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