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Students at Jackson Heights High School are looking forward to resuming a longstanding tradition — prom — this year after COVID-19 canceled the event last year, but it’s possible that this year’s prom may be held after school is out for the year, and not at the school. That’s what JHHS Principal...
Mayetta city voters will be asked in March to decide on whether the city will increase its sales tax by one-half percent to help cover the cost of extending a city sewer line to the new Dollar General store. A “special question election” will be held Tuesday, March 9 to decide whether an additional...
Olivia Rickel, a sophomore at RVHS, has organized a “blessing box” in front of Hoyt Baptist Church for community members who need groceries or essential items.
Royal Valley High School sophomore Olivia Rickel, 16, has organized a “blessing box” in front of Hoyt Baptist Church for community members who need groceries or essential items. “I’ve seen blessing boxes in other communities, and I thought it would be a good idea if we put one up here,” Rickel said...
Citing the need to keep up with what other school districts in northeast Kansas can offer students, Holton USD 336 Superintendent Bob Davies is proposing the district increase its local option budget (LOB) to keep Holton’s schools competitive without putting too much more of a burden on district...
   More than 400 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines were administered to Jackson County community members here recently as part of a drive-through clinic coordinated by area health care agencies and other organizations, it has been reported. The vaccines were given to residents age 70 and above with...
Dan Brenner of Holton recently received the Jefferson Award for his public and community service.
Dan Brenner of Holton has received the Jefferson Award for his public and community service in northeast Kansas. Each month since March of 2019, several businesses in northeast Kansas have awarded an area resident with the Jefferson Award, which honors “ordinary people who do extraordinary things...
The Hoyt City Council has approved a citywide mask mandate that includes a $50 fine for those who violate the order, it has been reported.  The ordinance takes effect today (Wednesday) and will remain in effect until it’s repealed by the city council, it was reported. The Hoyt City Council took the...
The deadline to apply for Kansas Eviction Prevention Program (KEPP) funds approaching quickly, it has been reported. Applications for the KEPP program, which provides rental assistance to households that have missed one or more rent payments as a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, are...
Steven Duryea, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation land planner, was recently appointed to the national Federal Emergency Management Agency board, the External Stakeholders Working Group (ESWG), it has been announced.  The goals of the ESWG are to: * Maintain open channels of communication between...
Letters to Santa Claus from area children are now being accepted for future publication in The Holton Recorder. The letters will be printed in our special Christmas greetings section that will be published prior to Christmas. The letters are due at The Holton Recorder office by 5 p.m. on Wednesday...

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