Home » September 23rd, 2011 Entries posted on “September, 2011”

$1.1M available to help Kansas families secure affordable housing

Ten non-profits and public housing authorities statewide will receive approximately $1.1 million in tenant based rental assistance to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of their choice.

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

Hunter education classes offered at Valley Falls

Hunter education classes will be offered in Valley Falls Oct. 2, 8, and 9.

September 22nd, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Leavenworth man will run for Senate

James C. “J.C.” Tellefson, rural Leavenworth, announced his candidacy for the 3rd District, Kansas State Senate, on the Republican ticket last week.

September 22nd, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Chess resigns from Oskaloosa school board

Oskaloosa USD 341 is now one member short after Monday night’s meeting.

September 20th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Oskaloosa School District,Schools | Read More »

Remembering Sept. 11 victims

Tom Coleman with the Valley Falls VFW Color Guard

Tom Coleman with the Valley Falls VFW Color Guard sets the American flag in place as children from Jefferson County North Elementary School prepare to sing the National Anthem Sept. 8, in Nortonville. The school put on a music program to remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. Photo by Dennis Sharkey

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in The Independent | Read More »

Keystone using technology to tame challenging students


by Dennis Sharkey Teaching special needs students can be a challenge for educators at Keystone Learning Services’ John Dewey Learning Academy, but teachers are finding ways to use technology to lessen the challenge. The newest technology at Keystone is the use of iPads and the touch screen technology that they possess. Principal Terri Coughlin said […]

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in Keystone Learning Services,Schools | Read More »

Valley Falls school board to set goals, find vision

Loren Feldkamp

Valley Falls Superintendent Loren Feldkamp asked the school board to help develop a three-year plan for the district when the board met Monday night.

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

County Commission: Who is paying the attorney bills?

by Dennis Sharkey There is still confusion about who is responsible for paying the county attorney’s fees in a settlement to a federal lawsuit involving an adult entertainment club located outside of Meriden. Part of the settlement called for both parties to be responsible for their own attorney fees and that no money would exchange […]

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Building owner has another suggestion for Valley Falls city hall

If Valley Falls officials want a new city hall location, the council now has a second alternative to look at.

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Courthouse records: Sept. 15, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of Sept. 15, 2011.

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

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