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Rep. Gonzalez more comfortable with a year’s experience

Ramon Gonzalez, R-Perry

This week a year ago he didn’t know where his office was or even which way to go but that’s all changed.

January 16th, 2012 | Posted in Government,State | Read More »

Jefferson County Transportation turning to municipalities for help after funding cut

by Dennis Sharkey The only public transportation system within Jefferson County is now looking to the cities for help. Jefferson County Services Organization(JCSO) Director Lynn Luck met with the Oskaloosa city council last Thursday, Jan. 5, to ask for help. Last month JCSO found out from the United Way of Topeka that funding to the […]

January 16th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Courthouse records: Jan. 12, 2012

Courthouse records for the week of Jan. 12, 2012.

January 16th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Courthouse Records | Read More »

Meriden man leads police on chase

Tod L. Adams

A Meriden man allegedly stole a pickup truck and then led police on a high speed chase.

January 15th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Rollover blocks highway near Oskaloosa

Rollover blocks highway near Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa volunteer fireman Jake Meyer inspects the cab of a Jefferson County Road and Bridge work truck that rolled over on U.S. 59 Highway near the Oskaloosa Veterinary Clinic about 8:45 Monday morning.

January 14th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Dollar General plans to build in Valley Falls

Plans are in the works for a Dollar General store to be located at Valley Falls.

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Opening day set for Flint Hills Discovery Center

The opening of Kansas’ next major tourism attraction, the Flint Hills Discovery Center, has been set for April 14 in Manhattan’s downtown redevelopment district. “This project is stunning evidence of what can be accomplished when the public and private sectors collaboratively work together,” said Ron Fehr, city manager. “The Flint Hills Discovery Center is a […]

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Media,The Vindicator | Read More »

Safe driving the goal, age not always a limiting factor


Parents who fret when teens begin to drive may be surprised to see their now-grown children fretting about their parents’ driving skills.

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Bill Anderson

Word was received this week of the death of William “Bill” Anderson, Topeka, formerly of Valley Falls, who died Jan. 6, 2012.

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Margaret Prather

Margaret Zimmerman Prather, 91, Kerrville, Texas, died Jan. 6, 2012, at a local care center.

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

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