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American Legion building no longer for sale in Oskaloosa

The next City Hall for Oskaloosa won’t be located in the American Legion Building.

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Benefit at state park to improve equine trails, campgrounds

With gas prices heading to new heights, many people will be taking advantage of the wide variety of activities available at area lakes this summer.

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Local photographer’s work on display

The Center of Fine Art Photography at Fort Collins, Colo., will open a new exhibit April 6 that features photos by Julie Blichmann, Oskaloosa.

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Head Start taking applications for fall

NEK-CAP Head Start is currently taking applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Head Start centers in Jefferson County are located in Oskaloosa and Meriden.

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Prize offered for severe weather preparedness

Severe weather

March is Severe Weather Awareness Month, observed annually to mark the start of storm season.

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Martin named to KanCare council

Larry Martin, Valley Falls, has been named to the KanCare Advisory Council by Gov. Sam Brownback.

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

‘Virtual’ classes added for select few at Jefferson West school district

Virtual Learning at Jefferson West

by Clarke Davis Incorporating “virtual” classes taught over the Internet into the curriculum was discussed when the Jefferson West school board met March 12. Superintendent Pat Happer said the district will contract the service through Greenbush, a southeastern Kansas service center. “We need to have the service available in our district for a limited number […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Jefferson West School District,Schools | Read More »

USD 338 art class moved to industrial arts building

Valley Falls art class

by Clarke Davis The industrial arts building at Valley Falls appears destined to become the center for art instruction following the March 12 school board meeting. Superintendent Loren Feldkamp told the board that an art classroom appeared to be the best use of the building, at least until some future time when a vocational-type program […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

Legacy Crafts opens on Broadway in Valley Falls

Michelle Shaver and her daughter, Elizabeth, 11

by Holly Davis Main Street has recently been supplemented with a new shop, “Legacy Crafts and More,” that sells a variety of gently used items. Michelle Shaver, business owner, recently opened the shop in hopes to better the town and her children’s future. After her mother passed away two years ago, Shaver was left with […]

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Key to affording college is to have a plan

College Savings plan

Setting goals is often the first step to achieving your hopes and dreams for yourself and your family. Making a plan, however, is crucial to making those dreams a reality. This is especially true when it comes to a college education for your children. Starting a college savings plan when your children are young sets […]

March 21st, 2012 | Posted in Women Today | Read More »

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