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HCC receives $800,000 technical grant

Highland Community College has received confirmation that it will receive an $800,000 grant that will aid in expanding several programs at the HCC Technical Center in Atchison and the various regional campuses in the college’s nine county service area in northeast Kansas.

October 20th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Used eyeglasses wanted by Lions Club

There will be an extra surprise for children who donate a used pair of eyeglasses at the “Trunk or Treat” car with Lions Club emblems on Halloween, reports club member Linda Durand.

October 19th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Valley Falls officials strive to legalize the ‘Gordon Affect’

Valley Falls city officials spent an hour Oct. 5 trying to decide how to let anyone 13 and older drive practically any motorized conveyance on city streets without running afoul of the law.

October 18th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

McLouth will take another shot at securing community center grant

The city of McLouth will take another stab at obtaining a federal grant for a new community center.

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

Oskaloosa signs contract to rehabilitate pool

The Oskaloosa City Pool will once again be open next year after a one year hiatus.

October 17th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Photo gallery: Cannons erupt at Old Jefferson Town

Battle of Hickory Point

Educators from Valley Falls and Oskaloosa reenact the Battle of Hickory Point for their students by Dennis Sharkey When Oskaloosa seventh-grader Cameron Walford woke up last Thursday morning he probably had no idea he would be on the a battlefield later that day firing a cannon. Hundreds of elementary and high school students from Oskaloosa […]

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Media,Oskaloosa School District,Schools,The Vindicator,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Diabetes group will meet Oct. 17 in Oskaloosa

The Jefferson County Diabetes Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 17, at the Jefferson County Health Department in Oskaloosa.

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in County News | Read More »

New pastor’s career spent pondering the ethical questions

Dr. Richard Randolph

by Clarke Davis Dr. Richard Randolph has spent his adulthood pondering the many ethical questions about life. He’s been an adviser to many from coast to coast and before long he will have completed a book, “Christian Environmental Ethics.” Today he is pastor of the United Methodist Church in Meriden, salaried on a three-quarter time […]

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Lydia Clark

Lydia Gale Clark,

Lydia Gale Clark, 21, Meriden, died unexpectedly from an undiagnosed heart condition Oct. 8, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Leo Istas

Leo E. “Bill” Istas, 85, Perry, died Oct. 7, 2011, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living Center, Lawrence.

October 16th, 2011 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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