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Courthouse records: Feb. 9, 2012

Courthouse records for the week of Feb. 9, 2012.

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

10 ways to clothe kids for less

A child goes through approximately eight clothing size changes in the first two years of life.

A child goes through approximately eight clothing size changes in the first two years of life. As he or she continues to grow, it’s not unlikely to see clothing sizes increase every 6 to 12 months, and then annually once the child enters school. It can be an expensive venture to clothe a child, and […]

February 15th, 2012 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

Valley Falls City Council ponders eviction for failure to pay water bill

by Clarke Davis A number of people cannot pay their city water bill, which brought up the necessity of an ordinance to evict people from their homes after a certain amount of time at the Feb. 1 Valley Falls city council meeeting. A house without water service is considered a health hazard after so many […]

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

Oskaloosa mayor says police chief, staff frustrated

Oskaloosa City Councilman John Norman thought a meeting with the city’s police department employees went well until he heard otherwise from the mayor.

February 14th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Nortonville man faces child pornography charges

The Jefferson County prosecutor has filed charges accusing a 66-year-old rural Nortonville man of distributing and possessing child pornography.

February 14th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Local Valley Falls owners voice concerns about Dollar General

Owners of local businesses attended the Valley Falls city council meeting Feb. 1 to express their concerns about the coming of a Dollar General store to the community.

February 13th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Sheriff Herrig files for re-election

Sheriff Jeff Herrig is the latest one to file for elective office in Jefferson County.

February 12th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Workshop on starting a food-based business Feb. 29 in Horton

Starting a Food Business Workshop

Glacial Hills Food Center is organizing a free “Starting a Food Business Workshop” from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Horton Community Center.

February 12th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Featured,Women Today | Read More »

Perry man to stand trial in choking case

Trevor J. Benedict, 19, Perry, has been charged with aggravated child endangerment after being accused of choking his former girlfriend dozens of times.

February 12th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Champion spellers

Kaitlyn Schneider Hunter Terrell

Jefferson County North’s Kaitlyn Schneider, left, won the Jefferson County Spelling Bee held in McLouth Saturday morning. The runnerup was Hunter Terrell, McLouth, who will accompany Kaitlyn to the Regional Spelling Bee March 3 in Topeka. The county bee lasted only a few minutes with the winner declared after five rounds. Five contestants fell in […]

February 12th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

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