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Senate Democrats elect Holland as caucus whip

State Sen. Tom Holland (D-3rd District), Baldwin City, has been elected to one of the state’s top legislative leadership positions as caucus whip.

February 24th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Government,State | Read More »

JCN boys reach milestone with 500th victory

The Jefferson County North boys’ basketball team got the 500th win in school history Tuesday night versus Oskaloosa at home 76-66.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in County News,Sports | Read More »

Spencer joins Heinen’s accounting firm

Stephanie Spencer, rural Meriden, has joined the staff at the Paul Heinen & Associates accounting firm in Valley Falls.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Convicted murderer up for parole

A man convicted in a 1993 Jefferson County murder is again up for parole and local authorities are fighting it.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Oskaloosa USD 341 outlines goals for the future

Goal setting is a priority for many successful groups but for USD 341 the foundation is already in place.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Oskaloosa School District,Schools | Read More »

Oskaloosa pool may be closed this year

by Dennis Sharkey It was an issue last year and will continue to be. Does the city council close the pool? The city’s annual budget is about $75,000 for operating costs that includes the pool’s staffing, chemicals and water usage. The pool is in dire need of repairs according to contractors who have looked at […]

February 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Jeff West superintendent resigns; budget cuts dominate meeting

by Clarke Davis Jefferson West Superintendent Scott Myers submitted his resignation to the school board Monday night informing the members that he was accepting a professorship at Washburn University. Myers, 46, completed his doctorate degree last May and said a college professorship has been a life-long dream. He will be part of the doctorial program, […]

February 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Jefferson West School District,Keystone Learning Services,Schools | Read More »

McLouth USD 342 hires new superintendent

by Dennis Sharkey McLouth USD 342 officially has a new man at the top. Steve Splichal, current assistant superintendent for Hiawatha USD 415, officially signed a two-year contract last week. Board members approved his contract at a special meeting Tuesday, Feb. 8. The contract will pay Splichal an annual salary of $97,000. The contract also […]

February 22nd, 2011 | Posted in McLouth School District,Schools | Read More »

New attorney joins prosecutor’s office

The Jefferson County Prosecutor’s office has a new face.

February 22nd, 2011 | Posted in County,Government | Read More »

Shupe resigns from position at Oskaloosa Elementary School

Oskaloosa Elementary School principal Darren Shupe has submitted a letter of resignation.

February 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Oskaloosa School District,Schools | Read More »

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