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High fives at Patriots’ Day Parade

A member of the Abdallah Shriners gets a high five from a young lady watching the Patriots' Day Parade on Saturday afternoon in McLouth. Photos by Dennis Sharkey

A member of the Abdallah Shriners gets a high five from a young lady watching the Patriots’ Day Parade in McLouth.

April 28th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

KDOT forces county to shut down two bridges

Photo by Dennis Sharkey The old U.S. 24 Highway bridge over the Delaware River in Perry was shut down over the weekend permanently due to major damage to the bridge’s underlying support system.

The Kansas Department of Transportation has permanently shut down two bridges in the county after inspections over the weekend revealed major structural damage.

April 28th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

Crooked Post Vineyard will begin making wine

Kevin and Lori Henderson

A King’s Construction bulldozer broke ground Friday morning at the site of a new winery to be built by Kevin and Lori Henderson on Highway K-92 on the west side of Ozawkie.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Flea market helps support charity for Jeff County

Jason and Alberta Dover

A Jefferson County family is using an idea to raise money to help those in need.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Bookstore offers great deals for bookworms

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The Friends of the Oskaloosa Library, or FOOLS, have opened a bookstore just off the Oskaloosa Square.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

New restaurant offers more choices for Oskaloosa

ForkandCork

A few months ago Oskaloosa was filled with void on choices for residents to dine out. The void has been filled.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Independent | Read More »

Pastor helps revive old spirit of church

Melinda Harwood

It’s been decades since the old Edmonds Chapel at Old Jefferson Town has hosted community events but thanks to recent renovations the old church is ready for business again.

April 16th, 2013 | Posted in The Independent | Read More »

Jefferson County election results

Following are the election results from Linda Buttron, Jefferson County Election Officer.

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in County News | Read More »

Training dogs to serve others

Jenna Petesch and Kirsti Petesch

Service dogs have become a common sight, but few are aware of the time and training it takes to prepare a dog for this work. A mother in Meriden and her daughter are directly involved in this endeavor.

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Airboats to be manufactured in Meriden

Neal Spencer introduces the DynaMarine airboat that Ernest-Spencer Metals will begin to produce as their own product line.

An airboat was unveiled at Ernest-Spencer Metals March 5, the debut of a new product line for the Meriden company.

April 15th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

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