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Jefferson County conservation winners honored for 2010

Technology opened world markets to Gigstads Craig and Tammy Gigstad, Valley Falls,  use variable rate fertilizer application process on part of the land cultivated by the corporation. Story and photo by Monty Davis When Craig Gigstad’s family homesteaded in Kansas 150 years ago, it’s safe to assume they couldn’t imagine the advanced farming techniques he […]

January 19th, 2011 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Public may push for changes to zoning regulations on wake of Meriden issue

by Dennis Sharkey The attempt by a Douglas County strip club operator to move into Jefferson County has exposed holes in zoning regulations. Zach Snyder operates Paradise Saloon in Douglas County and has applied to the county to open another SOB just outside the Meriden city limits. More than 80 Meriden residents attended a city […]

January 18th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government,Meriden,Municipalities | Read More »

Investment in Broadway lot to become Valley Falls city hall

Heinen Custom Operations cleared the debris from the lot, leaving only the front wall facing the street. Last week they constructed a new roof and will soon enclose the structure. The city council has designated the building as the location for the next city hall, the seventh move in 40 years. Story and photos by […]

January 17th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,The Vindicator,Valley Falls | Read More »

Courthouse records: Jan. 13, 2010

Cases filed— Limited civil: Citibank (South Dakota) vs. Christina M. Leeson, recovery of money. Ryan Bohnstedt vs. Comfort Craft Homes Inc., recovery of damages to property. Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Cooperative vs. Michelle Greer, recovery of money; vs. Sylvia D. Mauller, recovery of money; vs. Jessica Blevins and Randall C. McGuire, recovery of money; vs. Dennis Little, […]

January 17th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Jefferson County launches new Web site

by Dennis Sharkey The next time visitors go to the Jefferson County Web site they’ll notice some changes. Last week the county officially launched their new Web site according to Information Technology/Global Information Systems Director Dr. Chris Schmeissner. The site is located www.jfcountyks.com Schmeissner said the site will be more user friendly and was designed […]

January 16th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Featured,Government | Read More »

Planning and Zoning board will make recommendation concerning strip club next week

by Dennis Sharkey The fight to keep a sexual oriented business out of Jefferson County continued last week without a final say from the Planning and Zoning Board. Board members ended the meeting last week after two and half hours of closed session meetings with an attorney hired by the county, and continued public comment. […]

January 15th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,County News,Government,Meriden,Municipalities | Read More »

Willard E. “Bill” Dunn

Willard E. “Bill” Dunn, 87, of Valley Falls, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at the F.W. Huston Senior Living Center in Winchester. He was born April 18, 1923, at Topeka, the son of William Albert and Edith Lillian Morris Dunn. He was a 1941 graduate of Valley Falls High School. He was a Veteran of […]

January 14th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Julie Nichols

Julie E. Gordon Nichols, 57, rural Meriden, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. She was born March 28, 1953 at Lawrence, the daughter of Gerald Dale and Virginia Rose Weeks Moore. She was a 1972 graduate of Oskaloosa High School. She worked as Director of Client Services for the Fiserv […]

January 14th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Estelle Huey

Estelle Marie Huey, 95, Tonganoxie, died Jan. 6, 2011, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 26, 1915, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Dr. Delos and Blanche Combs Stevens. She was a teacher and principal for 23 years in Colorado, Montana and Oregon. She was also an assessor for special needs children and […]

January 14th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Shari Beth Myers

Shari Beth Myers, 60, of Cummings, Kan., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, Kan., with the Rev. Gary Patterson officiating. Burial followed in the Cummings Cemetery. Shari was born Jan. 18, 1950, in Horton, Kan., the daughter of Edwin […]

January 14th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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