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Water bills, city hall dominate Valley Falls agenda

With $10,000 in uncollected water bills on the accounts, city administrator Chris Channell is suggesting the council raise the deposit fee for new accounts.

January 31st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Meriden businessman saves McLouth’s grocery store

Saturday marked the grand opening of the McLouth Apple Market, formerly known as Hometown Foods, and the first day of a new beginning for the community and the store’s employees.

January 31st, 2011 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Ferguson Road deemed one of the most dangerous in the state

A five-year study shows that Ferguson Road from U.S. 24 Highway to K-92 Highway and Wellman Road from U.S. 24 Highway to K-16 are dangerous.

January 31st, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Courthouse records: Jan. 27, 2011

Cases filed—

Limited civil:

Capital One Bank vs. Karry K. Geisler, recovery of money.

January 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Chargers come back after tough opening loss

by Dennis Sharkey The Jefferson County North Chargers headed into the McLouth tournament with high expectations but had to rebound to finish fifth. The Chargers came into the tournament last week off a loss to Atchison County Community High School-Effingham and only two losses on the season. The other loss was to first round opponent […]

January 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bowser’s last second bucket lifts Bears over Bulldogs

by Dennis Sharkey Since the Christmas break the Oskaloosa Bears have been on the wrong end of some tough losses, but Saturday night was different against the McLouth Bulldogs. With the game tied at 59 and only 10 seconds left in the game senior Adam Bowser had the ball in his hands. “The main thing […]

January 29th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Dragons upend Tigers for third place in McLouth tourney

by Dennis Sharkey Valley Falls reserve Will Jones only had four points in the Dragons’ stunning win over the Jefferson West Tigers, but they were big. Jones scored the last four points in the Dragons’ 63-58 that clinched third place in the McLouth Invitational tournament Saturday night. Jones was in the right spot Saturday night […]

January 28th, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Zoning board recommends denial for area strip club

by Dennis Sharkey The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously to recommend denial to a proposed strip club last week, but warned there is trouble ahead. “I think the citizens of Jefferson County should understand there’s no quick, easy fix to just saying that you can blanketly deny these type of operations in […]

January 28th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Ronald Lee “Ron” Edmonds

Ronald Lee “Ron” Edmonds, 65, a lifelong resident and longtime business owner of Oskaloosa, died Jan. 22, 2011, at his home.

January 28th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Carl L. “Buster” Schaake

Memorial services for Carl L. “Buster” Schaake, 87, Lawrence, were held Jan. 24 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

January 28th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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