by Holly Davis Tina Wright has opened a nutrition and wellness club in Meriden. “Healthfully You” opened April 17. The club sells nutritional products such as protein smoothies that include 20 vitamins and minerals in a variety of flavors, herbal teas, aloe vera, multivitamins, and protein bars. Memberships and wellness evaluations are available for [...]
The father and son team of Ed and Andy Dinger, who launched a restaurant and bar one year ago in Valley Falls, will celebrate their first anniversary this weekend.
by Holly Davis Main Street has recently been supplemented with a new shop, “Legacy Crafts and More,” that sells a variety of gently used items. Michelle Shaver, business owner, recently opened the shop in hopes to better the town and her children’s future. After her mother passed away two years ago, Shaver was left with [...]
Glacial Hills Food Center is organizing a free “Starting a Food Business Workshop” from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Horton Community Center.
Story and photo by Dennis Sharkey Jefferson County Memorial Hospital’s two newest staff members bring more than 60 combined years of experience to the county. Melynda Swoyer, MSN – APRN, is coming back to where she started her career. “It really is full circle for me,” she said. Swoyer grew up in Cummings and went [...]
The communities of Meriden and Valley Falls will soon have recycling programs available.
Dave McGuire moved to rural McLouth seven years ago with his wife, Tammy, with the intention of retiring but that has changed.
Assistant Jefferson County Prosecutor Thomas Knutzen and former Assistant Prosecutor Joshua Ney have purchased the firm of former Jefferson County Prosecutor Caleb Stegall.
by Dennis Sharkey Auctioneer Jay Knopp moved his family to Oskaloosa three years ago for a better life. Now he’s getting to enjoy it. Knopp had every intention of working locally but quickly found himself back on the road as he had been for more than 30 years as an auctioneer. He has auctioned off [...]
by Clarke Davis Melissa McAfee has opened a new hair salon on Broadway in Valley Falls. Hot Headz Salon will offer both men’s and women’s haircuts and styling along with nail care and tanning. The salon owner will rent space to Krista Boldra, Valley Falls, who will practice a couple days a week and do [...]