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Golf carts, ATVs approved for Valley Falls city streets

An ordinance allowing nonregistered vehicles on city streets was passed by the Valley Falls City Council Oct. 19, but a number of restrictions apply.

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Courthouse records: Oct. 27, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of Oct. 27, 2011.

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Oskaloosan picked for new Planning and Zoning director

Jefferson County Commissioners announced on Monday that Bill Noll, Oskaloosa, will take over as the new Planning and Zoning Director.

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

County asks for dismissal of Cline suit

Attorneys for Jefferson County have filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the county by a rural McLouth man.

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

Halloween at Henryville


by Carolyn Kaberline Halloween—it’s the time for ghosts, ghouls and goblins and things that go bump in the night. All those ghostly creations plus plenty of tombstones and crosses bearing the letters R.I.P. and other symbols of the season can be found at Henryville, located north of Williamstown off Highway 59. Created by Jerry Henry […]

October 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Uncategorized | Read More »

HUD housing continues mission after 36 years in Valley Falls

The HUD project in Valley Falls

by Clarke Davis   Valley Falls accountant Paul Heinen handed the city officials a check for $5,500 Oct. 5, an annual payment in lieu of taxes for the 24-apartment complex known as Sunset Haven. Heinen has been the executive director of the public housing complex since 1972, before the federal Housing and Urban Development project […]

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Squirreling away black walnuts

Valley Lawn & Garden

by Clarke Davis This is a big year for black walnuts and Bill King just might be the king of the walnut buyers in these parts. Valley Lawn & Garden, King’s business on the west edge of Valley Falls, has been buying walnuts all month and was nearing 70,000 pounds last Friday, double last year’s […]

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Taste of Elegance

by Dennis Sharkey In a time of a down economy and less donations to charities Jefferson countians are bucking the trend in a big way. Organizers for A Taste of Elegance reported on Monday that more than $52,000 was raised at the benefit buffet and auction Saturday night at Perry-Lecompton High School.  The benefit proceeds […]

October 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Motorists beware: Deer on the move in November

Kansas deer-vehicle collisions peak in November

Kansas deer-vehicle collisions peak in November   Deer can be spotted near the state’s roadways any time of the year. However, in the fall, motorists should be especially vigilant for deer crossing the highways. Deer breeding season peaks in mid-November, and this marks the period when deer-vehicle collisions are highest. That’s why the Kansas Department […]

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Two air ambulances respond to K-16 wreck

Five young men from this area were involved in a one-vehicle accident that brought two life-flight helicopters to the scene early Saturday, Oct 22.

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

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