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Council approves contract for city hall architectural services

Council members for the city of Oskaloosa voted to approve a contract for architectural services for a new city hall.

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

McNary family honored at 4-H banquet

Mike McNary and his daughter, Jennifer, accept the plaque and gifts on behalf of their family after being cited as the Family of the Year. Photo by Bridget Weishaar

The Mike and Brenda McNary family was honored as the Family of the Year Saturday night at the Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet.

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

Valley Falls Pharmacy changes hands

Terry Agler, left, and John Kollhoff were finishing some details on the sale of the Valley Falls Pharmacy Monday. Pharmacists John and Sue Kollhoff bought the business Nov. 5. Photo by Clarke Davis

The Valley Falls Pharmacy sold last week and new owners and pharmacists John and Sue Kollhoff are now filling prescriptions.

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

A salute to World War II veterans

World War II veterans given special recognition Monday during the Veterans Day observance were, from left, Frank Shrimplin, Ted Montgomery, Gordon Lowry, Clifford Lobb, and Daryl Ford. Photo by Clarke Davis

The annual Veterans Day observance at Valley Falls Monday was marked by a special recognition for those veterans who served during World War II.

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

Just out of reach; Chargers fall in state championship game

The Jefferson County North Chargers pose with their state medals and second place trophy after the state championship.

Jefferson County North fell just short of claiming the 2A state volleyball championship Saturday evening. The Chargers fell in two sets to Hillsboro High School, claiming a second place finish.

November 11th, 2013 | Posted in The Independent | Read More »

Commission wants better rural Internet service

The county commission, along with several members of the community, had a lengthy discussion with representatives from Century Link to discuss Internet opportunities in Jefferson County.

November 11th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Spooky night at the Falls

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Broadway Street in Valley Falls was lined with vans, car trunks, and pickups with people handing out candy to “trick or treaters” last Thursday evening.

November 11th, 2013 | Posted in The Vindicator | Read More »

Playground goes up at McLouth

Photo by Jared Speckman

Volunteers help assemble the new playground equipment for the McLouth elementary students last Saturday afternoon.

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in The Independent | Read More »

Chargers teams advance to state

Jefferson County North players Randi Noll and Kayla Jobbins go up for the block in their first round sub-state matchup against Troy. The Chargers claimed their second straight sub-state title. Photo by Jared Speckman

Boys’ and girls’ cross country headed to state meet; JCN volleyball claims second straight sub-state title

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Greene retires from sheriff’s office

Detective Jerry Greene retired from the Jefferson County sheriff's office last week. He served the office for over 30 years. Greene plans to continue working for the sheriff part-time in the future.Photo by Jared Speckman

Jerry Greene, longtime detective with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office, retired last week after 30 years of service.

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in County News,Featured | Read More »

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