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‘11 Birthdays,’ ‘Confetti Girl’ selected for book awards

Two books about young girls dealing with growing pains have been judged the best by Kansas schoolchildren.

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Bruce Hanson will run for 47th district House seat

Bruce Hanson, a 30-year Jefferson County cattle rancher and small businessman, has announced his candidacy for the 47th District in the Kansas House of Representatives.

Bruce Hanson, a 30-year Jefferson County cattle rancher and small businessman, has announced his candidacy for the 47th District in the Kansas House of Representatives. Hanson states he is running for the state legislature to stand up to Gov. Brownback’s radical policies, stating that the few dissenting Republican moderates left in Topeka are powerless to […]

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Government,State,The Independent | Read More »

The Center Place will host Underground Railroad author

The Center Place, Oskaloosa, will host speaker, author, and historian Todd Mildfelt at a free community lecture at its Little Red Barn at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1.

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

FSA signup deadlines fast approaching

Adrian J. Polansky, state executive director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Kansas, reminds producers that program deadlines are approaching.

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Lack of speed limit on highway, new limit on Sycamore irk people in Valley Falls

A 30-minute city council meeting was held May 16 in Valley Falls with council President Lucy Thomas presiding in the absence of Mayor Charles Stutesman.

May 28th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Valley Falls | Read More »

Kansas Highway Patrol hiring new recruits

Kansas Highway Patrol

The Kansas Highway Patrol will be hiring a new class of recruit troopers who begin their careers in January.

May 27th, 2012 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Marjorie Jean Shaffer

Marjorie Jean Shaffer, 94, Shawnee, died May 16, 2012.

May 27th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Ione Smoots

Ione Ann Angell Smoots, 90, McLouth, died May 17, 2012, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

May 27th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Earl Swanner

Earl Wesley “Bill” Swanner, 85, Lawrence, died May 16, 2012, at Hickory Pointe Care & Rehabilitation Center in Oskaloosa.

May 27th, 2012 | Posted in Obituaries | Read More »

Oskaloosa mayor expresses frustration with council

Oskaloosa Mayor Mike Paavola is frustrated with his fellow city leaders because of indecisiveness.

May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

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