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Jack Cronemeyer

Jack H. Cronemeyer, 59, Lawrence, died at his home April 17, 2011, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

April 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Kenneth Noll

Kenneth W. Noll, 83, Winchester, died April 12, 2011, at the F.W. Huston Geriatric Center, Winchester.

April 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Leslie Farr II

Leslie O. Farr II, 59, Kodiak, Alaska, died April 18 at the home of his sister at Hoyt.

April 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Ronald Torluemke

Ron Torluemke, 76, Aurora, Colo., died at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, Colo., Feb. 6, 2011, five years after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer.

April 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Merettia Joan Brown

Mrs. Merettia Joan Brown, 74, died Tuesday April 5, 2011 in Kingman, Arizona, following complications due to a sudden illness.

April 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Nortonville adds steak house to Main Street

Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey A center place on Nortonville’s Main Street that has been dormant for years is now live and vibrant. The Main Street Restaurant opened for business in February after five months of renovation according to owner Sam Kearney who runs the business with his fiancee Tina Stark. Kearney said the […]

April 21st, 2011 | Posted in Business,The Independent | Read More »

Town Crier: April 14, 2011

by Clarke Davis I’m sentimental about small town, homeowned cafes. It was Vi’s Cafe in Gray, Iowa, that provided me one of my first jobs deep-fat frying chicken for the mobs that crowded in after the ball games. When big agriculture forced my parents off the farm, a small cafe and hotel in western Kansas […]

April 18th, 2011 | Posted in Columns,Town Crier | Read More »

McLouth councilwoman at odds with fellow council members again

by Dennis Sharkey McLouth City Councilwoman Barbara Hasemeier is at odds with fellow council members again. Last week council members voted 4-0 to set a date for Hasemeier to pay an outstanding debt nearly a year old to the city. Hasemeier abstained from the vote. The amount of the debt is $172.50. The money is […]

April 18th, 2011 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

County hires high profile attorney to battle strip club lawsuit

Jefferson County Commissioners have hired their own high profile attorney to battle a proposed sexually oriented business (SOB) near Meriden.

April 18th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Sewer questions go unasked, focus shifted to Independent story

by Dennis Sharkey Construction crews for the citywide sewer project have rolled out of Oskaloosa with the project complete but several questions still are left unanswered and controversy is swirling. Last Thursday night engineers and contractors for the project left the city council meeting without being asked to address several questions that were raised at […]

April 18th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

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