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The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Hall of Fame banquet last Saturday at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort. Those inducted into the Hall of Fame this year are shown above and include (clockwise from top left) Suzette McCord-Rogers, Dave Snyder, Rusty Douglas and Mike Reichle.
The Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Hall of Fame banquet last Saturday at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort. Those inducted into the Hall of Fame this year are shown above and include (clockwise from top left) Suzette McCord-Rogers, Dave Snyder, Rusty Douglas and...
A Hoyt woman and a local firefighter were transported to area hospitals after an early morning fire destroyed a home at 104 Highland Ave. on Monday, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse reported. At 6:20 a.m. that day, a neighbor called 911 to report the fire at the home, which was owned by Cara Evans...
Expanding a portion of U.S. Highway 75 north of Holton to four lanes has been deemed a “high priority” project by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), it has been reported. Preliminary engineering work is set to begin on creating a four-lane expressway north of Holton to Kansas Highway...
Last year, the Holton High School Alumni Association decided to step things up a bit with the annual alumni banquet, and as Linda Clements of the alumni association noted, the 2023 banquet was a hit — particularly at a time when attendance at previous banquets had been declining. “I’ve gotten a lot...
Interviews are being held to select a new superintendent for Holton USD 336. Patrick Graham, current principal at Santa Fe Trail High School, was interviewed on Monday, Jan. 29, and Dr. Ryan Most, director of virtual learning and special programs at Kansas City USD 500, was interviewed Tuesday, Jan...
Holton veterinarian Dan Degenhardt (left) of Banner Creek Animal Hospital has announced that he will retire at the end of April after nearly four decades of practicing veterinary medicine. The clinic’s new owner is veterinarian Taylor Kennedy (right), who joined the clinic staff in 2018. Degenhardt and Kennedy are shown above with “clinic cat” Ringo. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
After 39 years of practicing veterinary medicine, the last 32 years in Holton, Dr. Dan Degenhardt is ready to hang up his stethoscope at the end of April. But Degenhardt is leaving his veterinary practice, Banner Creek Animal Hospital, in good hands, as the clinic is now under the ownership of Dr....
Lawmakers representing Jackson County in the Kansas Legislature will visit Holton this Saturday to update constituents on current events in the State Capitol, it has been reported. The Holton Recorder will host a “Legislative Forum” from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, in the first-floor...
The Jackson County Commissioners are seeking a $25 million federal grant to improve road surfaces in the county, it was reported. During a recent commission meeting, Brett Waggoner of Governmental Assistance Services of Lawrence discussed the Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program. The...
The formation of a Royal Valley Alumni Association to connect alumni and support the district is under way. During the Royal Valley Board of Education meeting on Monday evening, the board unanimously voted to approve the formation of a board sub-committee to discuss the implementation and formation...
Bicycle enthusiasts from across Kansas and the region will hit the road on their bikes for the 50th-annual Biking Across Kansas (BAK) event this June, and Holton will once again be the site of an overnight stop in this year’s event. BAK officials announced Saturday, Jan. 20 that this year’s event,...

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