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The Holton Recorder is hosting its 14th annual Mother’s Day Youth Essay Contest. The theme of the essay contest is “My Mother, My Hero.” Essays are due Friday, April 30.  The top winning essay in each of the three age divisions will be published in the Wednesday, May 5, edition of The Holton...
On a recent Friday morning at the Soldier Grill, Rosemary Junod could be found preparing four take-out meals of chicken-fried steak with mashed potatoes, corn and cookies. “Usually on Wednesdays, we have eight or nine, and on Mondays and Fridays, we have about four or five,” Junod said of the take-...
The Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education on Monday narrowly voted down a motion to end the district’s policy that requires students and staff to wear face masks to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). During the board’s regular monthly meeting, the board voted 3-4 against a...
Royal Valley is noting its 50th anniversary this year and alumni, current students and community members are invited to celebrate the milestone during a special two-day anniversary event planned for the weekend of May 1 and May 2. The celebration will include a parade, tours of the school buildings...
Arts, crafts and food vendors and classic cars will be returning to Holton’s Town Square on Saturday, May 29 for the annual Glory Days festival to herald the unofficial beginning of summer. However, Holton High School alumni returning to their old home town for a weekend of remembrances with...
Twenty years ago, construction work began on a new water treatment plant that, under the auspices of Public Wholesale Water Supply District 18, was designed to treat water from Banner Creek Reservoir west of Holton for use by water customers in both the city and Jackson County Rural Water District...
To ensure that residents in the unincorporated areas of the county don’t abandon their property after a destructive fire, the Jackson County Commissioners recently approved a resolution that allows the county to hold back a portion of a homeowner’s insurance payout on a loss claim on a house fire...
Gov. Laura Kelly (center) recognized the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation for its efforts to vaccinate members of the Nation and Jackson County residents. Gov. Kelly is shown above with members of the Tribal Council and Kristina Simmons, health center administrator (front row, at right). Tribal council members include Camilla Chouteau (front row, at left) and (back row, from left) Chairman Joseph Rupnick, Zach Pahmahmie, William Evans, Raphael Wahwassuck, Tony Wahweotten and Wade Pahmahmie.
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s efforts to vaccinate members of the Nation, as well as Royal Valley teachers and Jackson County residents, against COVID-19 were praised by Gov. Laura Kelly, who visited the PBP Health Center on Monday. “This is the way it’s supposed to work - people partnering...
Adele Wahwassuck is shown being sworn into the Royal Valley Board of Education recently.
Adele Wahwassuck, 36, of Mayetta has been selected to fill the open position on the Royal Valley Board of Education. During the board’s meeting Monday evening, Wahwassuck was unanimously selected to fill the unexpired term of Tug Wamego, who recently moved out of the district. She was the only...

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