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.
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.
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.
The city of McLouth will take another stab at obtaining a federal grant for a new community center.
The Oskaloosa City Pool will once again be open next year after a one year hiatus.
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 [...]
The Jefferson County Diabetes Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 17, at the Jefferson County Health Department in Oskaloosa.
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 [...]
Lydia Gale Clark, 21, Meriden, died unexpectedly from an undiagnosed heart condition Oct. 8, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Leo E. “Bill” Istas, 85, Perry, died Oct. 7, 2011, at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living Center, Lawrence.