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Kansas Water Issues Forums in Wichita, Hays

The Kansas Water Issues Forum is an annual event scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Wichita and Thursday, March 1, in Hays. The theme is Just Add Water: Kansas and the Economy.

February 17th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

No decision on dangerous building in Oskaloosa

Phil Cline building in Oskaloosa

The Oskaloosa City Council heard a request from a building owner to condemn his building but did not act.

February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa sells former Harvey’s Hardware building

by Dennis Sharkey Oskaloosa residents soon won’t have to travel out of town to pick up prescription medications. City Council members voted 3-0 with new member Emily Malsbury abstaining to sell the old Harvey’s Hardware building to the Jefferson County Memorial Hospital Foundation. According to F.W. Huston Medical Center CEO LaMont Cook the foundation has […]

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

Jefferson County health professionals to hold town halls

Jefferson County Health officials are making a lot of phone calls and asking questions looking for the answers to a healthier community.

February 16th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Heart Heroes honored at Oskaloosa Elementary School

Oskaloosa Elementary has announced its Heart Heroes for their participation in the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart.

February 16th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Northeast Kansas students converge on Nortonville for music festival

Dr. Ruth Krusemark of Benedictine College

More than 300 students from area schools piled into Jefferson County North Middle School last week to sing together.

February 15th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson County North School District,Schools | Read More »

Hamm, KDOT projects to coincide

County Commissioners are set to approve a resolution this Monday to grant a variance to road improvements for a new rock quarry operated by Hamm Inc.

February 15th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Oskaloosa water tower has a leak

Oskaloosa Water Tower

The city’s old water tower is leaking and may need emergency repair work.

February 15th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa,The Independent | Read More »

Mayor says police chief, staff frustrated

by Dennis Sharkey Oskaloosa City Councilman John Norman thought a meeting with the city’s police department employees went well until he heard otherwise from the mayor. Mayor Mike Paavola said at last week’s regular city council meeting that Police Chief Rick Jones and another employee came to see him at his employment after a meeting […]

February 15th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Convicted thief now at work in neighboring county

Robert J. Miller

An Oskaloosa man who has been convicted of burglary and theft has allegedly taken his handiwork over to Jackson County.

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

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