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City of McLouth and well owner avoid confrontation

An owner of a water well that the city of McLouth feeds off of was threatening to evict the city.

November 25th, 2011 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Perseverance pays off

McLouth senior Kendra Leach

McLouth senior Kendra Leach laughed as Head Softball Coach Ballard Patterson jokes about Leach’s path to her signing day last Wednesday, Nov. 9 at school in front of family, friends and fellow students. Leach signed a letter of intent to play softball at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Patterson told the students in attendance that […]

November 24th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Sports | Read More »

After Prom Committee to sponsor Homes Tour in Valley Falls

Holiday Homes Tour

The Valley Falls After Prom Committee is preparing for the second annual Holiday Homes Tour that will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4.

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

Butner chosen as new USD 341 board member

Roy Butner

Oskaloosa USD 341 now has seven board members.

November 22nd, 2011 | Posted in County News,Oskaloosa School District,The Independent | Read More »

Can you hear me now? Cell phone tower coming to McLouth

Cell Phone

by Dennis Sharkey Can you hear me now? It’s an often mocked saying of the famous cell phone technician from Verizon Wireless commercials but it is also a real problem many cell phone users in McLouth face on a daily basis. Cell phone signals are weak if existent at all throughout the city despite which […]

November 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

Veteran says citizens can serve every day

Army Maj. Matthew Twombly

Jefferson County North students celebrated Veterans Day by hearing a special message from those who serve.

November 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Fitness center policy adopted by Valley Falls School Board

Fitness Center

Members of the Valley Falls Recreation Commission appeared before the USD 338 school board Monday night with a policy covering public use of the fitness center.

November 22nd, 2011 | Posted in County News,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Courthouse records: Nov. 17, 2011

Courthouse records for the week of Nov. 17, 2011.

November 21st, 2011 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Remembering the sacrifice for freedom

Irene Hurst

Irene Hurst (above) receives a flower and a note of thanks for her son’s service to the United States during Veterans Day services at the Valley Falls schools.

November 21st, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Auctioneer joins local firm in Oskaloosa

Auctioneer Jay Knopp

by Dennis Sharkey Auctioneer Jay Knopp moved his family to Oskaloosa three years ago for a better life. Now he’s getting to enjoy it. Knopp had every intention of working locally but quickly found himself back on the road as he had been for more than 30 years as an auctioneer. He has auctioned off […]

November 20th, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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