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Ernest-Spencer Metals employees donate food, money

Grocery Food Drive Food

The employees of Ernest-Spencer Metals, Meriden, conducted a food drive the first two weeks of August and raised $2,600 in cash and 2,200 items of food.

August 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book shows Kansas losing ground

Kansas is 19th in the nation in a state-by-state study on the well-being of America’s children, its lowest ranking since 2004.

August 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Comments by McLouth councilman raises questions

by Dennis SharkeyOne McLouth city councilman is raising questions about city purchases and at the same time creating more questions. Councilman Harlan Woodring raised concerns about purchases by City Administrator Carl Chalfant recently for a street and sidewalk project on Cynthia Street. The city paid Daniels Excavating $700 for two truckloads of black dirt to […]

August 30th, 2011 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Valley Falls City Council gets lesson in public banking, finance

Kendall State Bank President and CEO Jayne Coleman visited the mayor and city council at their Aug. 17 meeting explaining the procedures and laws when it comes to the deposit of public funds.

August 30th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

JCN Theatre to present classic play; proceeds benefit humane society

The Glass Menagerie cast

Jefferson County North Theatre has added an early show to its schedule this year. It will present “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams at 2 and 7 p.m. Sept. 3 featuring a separate cast for each show.

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Jefferson West board tours new building, inspects improvements

Jefferson West school board members

The Jefferson West school board spent nearly three hours touring district facilities the evening of Aug. 16 starting with the new transportation building.

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Jefferson West School District,Schools,The Vindicator | Read More »

Oskaloosa clean up drawing some criticism

Efforts by the current city council to clean up Oskaloosa are drawing criticism from some and raising eyebrows for others.

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

2011 Volleyball preview: Five new coaches in county

New Oskaloosa Volleyball Head Coach Taylor King

When Jefferson County Volleyball teams hit the court next week most will look a lot different on the sidelines.

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Sports | Read More »

County will turn to taxpayers

by Dennis Sharkey The deadline for filing a yearly budget with the state is today, but commissioners are not ready yet. On Monday commissioners approved a budget for publication that includes a 3.5 mill increase for property owners. The mill levy proposed is at 67.88. The budget should have been published two weeks ago and […]

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Courthouse records: August 25, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of August 25, 2011.

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

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