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Enhancing habitat purpose of Perry Wildlife Area

Perry Wildlife

Andrew Page has been planting sunflowers next to strips of wheat in eight or nine fields that adds up to over 100 acres.

May 20th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

One man’s experience in combating crime

Jim Child

Perry area farmer Jim Child was busy and missed the meeting organized by Rod Bigham in Grantville recently dealing with crime, but he could have added to the frustration expressed there many of his own experiences.

May 13th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

New City Hall is ready to‘meet’ the public

Oskaloosa City Hall

At long last the City of Oskaloosa has a permanent home again, to the extent that anything in this world can ever be truly permanent.

May 13th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent | Read More »

JCN teams 1st in home meet

JCN home meet

Both the Jefferson County North High School boys’ and girls’ track teams tallied the most points at the invitational meet they played host to April 30.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

It’s tomato planting time

Tomato King

Bill King, owner of Valley Lawn & Garden, has always been the Tomato King, but this year the numbers are staggering.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Vindicator | Read More »

‘Bullying’ topic of new book

Bully'sNightmare

Angela Forshee, Oskaloosa, has written and and illustrated a fictional children’s book about bullying called “The Bully’s Nightmare.”

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Greene anything but ‘green’ in an apron

Jerry Greene

During the latter half of his 30-year career with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jerry Greene did a fair amount of “grilling” as a detective for the agency, a role that enabled him to work closely with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and, to a lesser extent, the Federal Bureau of Investigation beginning in 2001.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Trojans, Raiders fall to Bears

Bear softball

The Oskaloosa High School softball team improved to 12-0 on the season by sweeping two doubleheaders last week, the first against the Troy Trojans and the second against the Immaculata Raiders

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Independent | Read More »

Cameron Hall takes the helm of Dragon baseball

Coach Hall

If you have caught a Valley Falls Dragon baseball game lately, you have probably seen some new faces on the diamond. Not only with the players, but also with the coaching staff.

May 8th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Sports,The Vindicator | Read More »

Campbell now heads osteopathic association

Dr. Larry Campbell

Dr. Larry Campbell, rural Oskaloosa, is president of the Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine..

May 5th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,The Independent,The Vindicator | Read More »

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