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Commissioners tell anglers to stay off bridges

Area anglers may want to look for a new favorite spot for catching fish.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

Local health officials not celebrating climb in ranking

Jefferson County’s overall rank of healthiness rose from 70th in the state last year to 51st this year but hold the celebration.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in County,County Commission,Government | Read More »

McLouth council makes changes to salary ordinance

The city of McLouth gave more definition to what city workers will be compensated with an ordinance approved last week.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Government,McLouth,Municipalities | Read More »

McLouth BBQ Blowout will feature run to remember student

McLouth BBQ Blowout

It has been nearly a year since the passing of McLouth teenager Justin Johnston and he is being remembered with a 5K run and fun walk at this year’s barbecue festival.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Some Oskaloosa councilmen concerned about weed ordinance

Just weeks after approving a new ordinance for maintaining lawns some on the Oskaloosa City Council are still concerned.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Hayes blocking Oskaloosa Independent’s request for information

Oskaloosa City Attorney Mike Hayes is keeping the Independent from obtaining city records.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

State funding remains a mystery for local school

The Legislature is playing games with funding for education to the point that nothing is predictable even this late in the game.

The Legislature is playing games with funding for education to the point that nothing is predictable even this late in the game.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Schools,Valley Falls School District | Read More »

New sign installed at Valley Falls Historical Society Museum

Valley Falls Historical Society Museum

Photo by Clarke Davis A new sign denoting the location of the Valley Falls Historical Society Museum was installed Friday on the museum building. Society President Betty Jane Wilson reports that Dale Erhart painted the sign. Larry Heinen donated the metal frame and Jerry Heinen donated the installation. Workers shown are Dale Nordlund, top, and […]

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in The Vindicator | Read More »

Food pantry coming to Valley Falls

Joyce Brown, Jeri Clark, and Barbara Tosh stand in what was an empty room with empty shelves. It is their intention to fill the shelves with food for needy people and start operating a food pantry starting May 30.

In an effort to alleviate hunger, especially among local children, the doors will open soon on a food pantry in Valley Falls.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Delaware Township library plans summer program

Readers of all ages will explore the night this summer as Delaware Township Library presents “Dream Big — READ!” during its summer reading program.

Readers of all ages will explore the night this summer as Delaware Township Library presents “Dream Big — READ!” during its summer reading program.

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

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