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Holton high-schooler Madison Taliaferro dies while waiting for second double-lung transplant  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis, which included getting a second chance at life through a double-lung transplant at age 12, ended Saturday evening as ...



Holton High School Football Team 2018  Holton Recorder

The 2018 Holton High School football team includes (front row, from left) Austin McCrory, Jacob Davis, Jake Barnes, Jace Hallauer, Marcus Kern, Damian ...



BAK plans finalized  Holton Recorder

Plans are being finalized to welcome more than 800 bicyclists from across Kansas and around the Midwest as they ride into Holton on Friday, June 14 as part of ...



Top stories in the May 20, 2019 edition  Holton Recorder

Top stories in the Monday, May 20 Holton Recorder include: • High school graduations in the Jackson County area continue as Jackson Heights honors its 50th ...



Top Stories in the May 6, 2019 edition  Holton Recorder

Top stories in today's (Monday, May 6) edition of The Holton Recorder include: • A proposed wetland project at Banner Creek Reservoir was given preliminary ...



Holton community celebrates Madison Taliaferro's life  WIBW

Services for the Madison Taliaferro were held at Holton High School where classmates, friends and family filled the gym.



Watch: Jason Mraz sings to Holton teen waiting for transplant  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A Holton teenager received a surprise visit from Grammy Award-winner Jason Mraz while in her hospital bed Sunday.Madison Taliaferro, an 18-year-old with ...



Top Stories in the Monday, Feb. 11 edition  Holton Recorder

Top stories in the Monday, Feb. 11 Holton Recorder include: • NEK-CAP has recently received a grant to help fight homelessness, and Jackson County will help ...



Over 800 bicyclists stop in Holton for 'Biking Across Kansas' ride  WIBW

Hundreds and hundreds of bicyclists from around the country set up camp in Holton Friday night.



Holton High School selects homecoming royalty candidates  Holton Recorder

A homecoming king and queen will be chosen from among eight Holton High School seniors and crowned this Friday prior to the Holton Wildcats' homecoming ...



Services set for Madison Taliaferro  WIBW

Services are set for the Holton teen who died over the weekend due to complications of Cystic Fybrosis.



Top stories in the June 17 edition  Holton Recorder

Top stories in the Monday, June 17 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • More than 825 cyclists participating in this year's Biking Across Kansas event rolled ...



17 NE Kansas schools shoot for the moon with education redesign program  WIBW

Seventeen northeast Kansas schools are getting the opportunity to redesign their approach to education as part of an effort to engage more students and ...



Holton High School Prom held at Penny's  Holton Recorder

Parents and friends of Holton High School students crowded the west side of Holton's Town Square on Saturday evening, April 22, for the “promenade,” or ...



Memorial services set for Madison Taliaferro, 18, who died while waiting for second double-lung transplant  The Topeka Capital-Journal

A celebration of life has been planned for 18-year-old Madison Taliaferro, the Holton teen who died Saturday after a long-fought battle with cystic fibrosis.



Holton High School homecoming royalty named  Holton Recorder

Holton High School seniors Courtney Boswell (left) and Tel Wittmer were named homecoming queen and king prior to Friday night's football game against Royal ...



Jason Mraz serenades Kansas teen who needs lung transplants  Idaho Statesman

Singer Jason Mraz serenaded a Holton, Kansas, teen in the St. Louis Children's Hospital while on a show tour. Madison Taliaferro, 18, is fighting Cystic Fibrosis ...



Highland set to close Holton regional center  Holton Recorder

The Holton regional center of Highland Community College, located at the southern edge of town along the east side of U.S. Highway 75, will not be the site of ...



Several weekend activities scheduled in Jackson County  Holton Recorder

There's no shortage of activities this coming weekend in Jackson County as five major events are scheduled throughout the area. Movie Night On The Square: ...



Holton High School names winter courtwarming royalty  Holton Recorder

Holton High School seniors Sydney McRae (left) and Torin Kaboudan were named queen and king of the Wildcats' winter courtwarming games against Sabetha ...



HHS to choose King and Queen of Courts  Holton Recorder

Two of these Holton High School seniors will be named King and Queen of Courts this Friday evening at halftime of the Wildcat varsity boys basketball game ...



KPZ Preview: Holton High School  WIBW

The 2016 Holton Wildcats proved it's not how you start, but how you finish.



Two NW Kan. school districts among those in state's Apollo Redesign Project  Hays Post

KSDE. TOPEKA — Forty-one schools representing 19 districts across Kansas will take part in Apollo, the fourth phase of the Kansans Can School Redesign ...



Holton's Special Link To The Origins Of Basketball  WIBW

The University of Kansas is rich with basketball tradition. The inventor of the game, Doctor James Naismith brought it to KU and coach Forrest 'Phog Allen, ...



All-State Academic Team: Honorable Mention Team - News  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Each year, The Topeka Capital-Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the best and brightest young minds the Sunflower State has to ...



Holton High School announces royalty candidates  Holton Recorder

Two of these Holton High School students will be named homecoming king and queen prior to the start of Friday's Wildcat football game against Royal Valley.



Hundreds in attendance at open house for new Holton school  Holton Recorder

An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony was held Sunday afternoon to dedicate the new Holton Elementary School. “I want to thank the community on ...



Holton teacher sentenced in sex case  Topeka Capital Journal

HOLTON — A former Holton High School teacher convicted of having a sexual affair with a 15-year-old female student trembled as he apologized to the victim ...



FFA project aims to beautify city sites  Holton Recorder

Holton High School's FFA chapter is developing a community beautification program, and the Holton City Commission has given the chapter its blessing to clean ...



2018 Holton Track Team  Holton Recorder

Holton High School's 2018 track team includes (front row, left to right) Issac Mulenga, Reagan Call, Edwardo Rodriquez, Kaitlyn Peven, Riley Althauser, ...



New grocery store coming to Holton  Holton Recorder

Before the end of this year, a pair of Holton High School alumni are planning to open Cecil K's Hometown Market in the former Ron's IGA building. “I think people ...



Holton woman, sexual assault survivor talks about seeing Jacob Ewing after sentencing  Topeka Capital Journal

HOLTON — As she smoked a cigarette Wednesday outside the Jackson County Courthouse in Holton, Savhannah Jurgensmeier said her eyes met Jacob ...



New fence up at Chandler Park's Optimist Field  Holton Recorder

It will take a batter with a lot more power and the ability to hit a baseball or softball with a much higher trajectory to hit a home run at Holton's Optimist Field now.



Heartland Meat Market opens just off the Holton Square  Holton Recorder

Heartland Meat Market recently opened at a location just off the south side of the Holton Square in hopes of connecting local meat producers directly to area ...



Holton native Jim Seeley recognized for sixth Grammy with Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra  Topeka Capital Journal

In late January, Holton native Jim Seeley was recognized for the sixth time as he won a Grammy Award for his collaboration with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra ...



Valburg completing medical rotation here  Holton Recorder

Anne Valburg, a 2000 graduate of Holton High School, is completing an eight-week rural family medicine rotation with Holton Family Hospital and Family ...



Taylor to be inducted into Chamber Hall of Fame  Holton Recorder

Paula Birkbeck Taylor has loved the art of dance since she was a little girl growing up in the Kansas City area. “That was my thing,” Taylor said. “I took dance ...



2017 Kansas Honors Scholars recognized  Holton Recorder

Thirty-five outstanding high school seniors from Jackson and Nemaha counties were honored Wednesday by the Kansas Honors Program for their academic ...



The Pines has new owners  Holton Recorder

At the start of the New Year, Nikki Rinkes and Mandy Bontrager took ownership of The Pines of Holton. Rinkes has a bachelor's degree in business from Friends ...



Fund-raising efforts continue for new Banner telescope  Holton Recorder

For nearly 15 years, a 20-inch reflector telescope served the scientific needs of Holton's Elk Creek Observatory and its successor, the Banner Creek Science ...



2018 Holton Softball Team  Holton Recorder

The Holton High School softball team is shown above and includes, front row, left to right, Addie Degenhardt, Savannah Booth, Grace Utz, Emma Howes and ...



Holton Middle School holds fall concert  Holton Recorder

Holton Middle School held its fall concert on Tuesday in the HMS gym, as the usual location for a concert, the Holton High School Auditorium, is currently ...



Open house for new school is Sunday  Holton Recorder

Members of the public will finally be able to tour the inside of the new Holton Elementary School, which serves pre-K through fifth-grade students, during a ...



Local students recognized for academic and other honors  Topeka Capital Journal

Stuart Sprague of Manhattan was recently selected as one of 10 Kansas State University graduate students to earn honors at Research and the State held in the ...



Local Guard battery prepares for deployment to Kuwait  Holton Recorder

For the families of the men and women of Battery A, 2nd Battalion of the 130th Field Artillery Regiment of the Kansas National Guard, Friday morning's ...



Haussler "coming home" as new director of special education co-op  Holton Recorder

For 15 years, Amy Haussler of Holton worked as a school psychologist for the Holton Special Education Cooperative, most of that time under former long-term ...



McKee remodels former printery into The Gossip  Holton Recorder

Carolyn McKee knows antiques. The Holton resident has spent more than 30 years attending auctions and garage sales, learning the history and value of ...



2017 Topeka Capital-Journal All-State Academic Team  Topeka Capital Journal

While the 2017 Topeka Capital-Journal's All-State Academic Team celebrates the best and brightest students that Kansas has to offer, choosing this team is a ...



Jory Collins  Holton Recorder

Holton native and Emporia State University women's basketball head coach Jory Collins, shown in the accompanying photo, is trading his ESU black and gold ...



Want the latest Topeka area business happenings? Heres Its Your Business for Feb. 3, 2019  The Topeka Capital-Journal

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Kansas Best 150: Holton's Barta tops in field - News  Topeka Capital Journal

There's little question that when a list is compiled of the top high school football coaches in Kansas, Holton's Brooks Barta belongs somewhere on it.Exactly ...



Largest KAMS class ever at Fort Hays State honored in completion ceremony  Hays Daily News

HAYS — Thirty-two students were recognized in a high school commencement ceremony Saturday at Fort Hays State University. They didn't act like high school ...



HHS to present "The Drowsy Chaperone"  Holton Recorder

Fans of Hollywood and Broadway musicals often listen to recordings of those musicals in order to bring the show to life — and that's the premise behind this ...



Rock Creek boys fall to Marysville in sub-state championship  Manhattan Mercury

HOLTON — For the first time in four years, Rock Creek won't make an appearance in the Class 4A-II state tournament.



Topeka area students recognized for scholarships at Fort Hays State program  FHSU News

Students from the Topeka region were recognized at a recent Student Recognition Program in Topeka for the scholarships they have been awarded by Fort ...



Free State High School mourns loss of science teacher  Lawrence Journal World

The Free State High School and Lawrence school district communities are mourning the loss of physics and chemistry teacher Brad Simon.



The Legacy of Lynn Jenkins  WIBW

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - After 20 years in public *service*, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins is retiring from politics. Colleagues on both sides of the aisle say she's ...



Drug dogs making random searches at Royal Valley  Holton Recorder

At 1:05 p.m. Thursday an announcement went out over the loudspeaker at Royal Valley High School asking students to place their bags, purses and other ...



Fort Hays State University announces scholarship awards for 2018-19  Hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University have been announced by ...



Heartland Realty | Business Review  Hiawatha World

Heartland Realty in Hiawatha is working for you. Owner Sheila Schwalm said the agency can assist with buying or selling residential, commercial, or agricultural ...



Education journey continues for 2017 KAMS class  hays Post

By DIANE GASPER-O'BRIEN FHSU University Relations ad Marketing. Like most graduations, speakers at last weekend's completion ceremony for the 2017 ...



Students competing at Topeka Model U.N. showcase diplomacy skills  Topeka Capital Journal

For Washburn Rural High School senior Olivia Babin, representing the United States at this year's Model United Nations competition in Topeka this week has ...



Lynn Jenkins to leave Congress at the end of her term, won’t seek any other office  Topeka Capital Journal

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins said Wednesday she will leave government after her current congressional term ends, foreclosing a potential gubernatorial run.Jenkins ...



Wichita Aero Club Announces New Scholarship Honoring Former Cessna PR Chief Dean Humphrey  The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and

It is creating a scholarship for college or post graduate students in honor of former Cessna Public Relations Chief Dean Humphrey.



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