District 11 fire and rescue was called to a silo fire Monday morning at the Jim Phillips feed yards on Highway K-16 east of Valley Falls.
Fire Chief John Gordon found a column of smoke rising from the 75-foot high silo. The silo contained about 55 feet of last year’s silage crop.
A local firefighter uses water to put out a blaze at a local Winchester house.
Expansions to the R Bar B Saddle Tack and Trailer business on 39th Street were discussed Monday in the commissioner meeting. Both the commissioners and a neighbor of the property, Marta Barnett, voiced their concerns with a possible expansion of the property.
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care month and Jefferson County is spreading awareness about the services they offer.
According to the national Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, more than 1.58 million people receive care from hospice palliative care providers in the United States.
The Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet was held Nov. 9 in Meriden with 4-H Council President Marisa Hooper presiding over the ceremonies.
The banquet is sponsored by the Jefferson County Bankers Association and the 4-H Council.
Major John Tucker of the National Guard spoke at Jefferson County North High School Monday afternoon as a part of their Veterans Day Celebration.
Council members for the city of Oskaloosa voted to approve a contract for architectural services for a new city hall.
The Mike and Brenda McNary family was honored as the Family of the Year Saturday night at the Jefferson County 4-H Achievement Banquet.
The Valley Falls Pharmacy sold last week and new owners and pharmacists John and Sue Kollhoff are now filling prescriptions.
The annual Veterans Day observance at Valley Falls Monday was marked by a special recognition for those veterans who served during World War II.