by Rick Nichols A rural Topeka woman with more than 25 years of experience in affordable housing and economic development has been hired to fill what is a new position, that of Economic Development Assistant for Jefferson County. Michele Carter assumed the duties associated with the position on Feb. 1 and will be working […]
by Clarke Davis There is someone on duty eight hours a day Monday through Friday at the Rock Creek Township Fire Station in Meriden. It’s the daytime hours during the week when the volunteer department is the most shorthanded, so for the past two years someone has been paid to be at the station […]
District 11 volunteer firefighters are equipped with new clothing, boots, and helmets and got a bargain price, reports Fire Chief Jason Nellis.
by Rick Nichols The first-ever Jefferson County Agritourism Seminar drew about 35 people to the Oskaloosa area the evening of Nov. 19 for a chance to either learn more about this relatively new concept or share the knowledge and cumulative experience at their disposal with others. The event was hosted by Colonial […]
Gravel Road Goodies has expanded from the farmers’ markets and bazaars to local grocery outlets with their breads and rolls.
Friday night football and respectful students are making Mar Cuadron’s introduction to America an enjoyable one.
The hours at the Valley Falls clinic will be expanded and include two late nights and even some Saturday hours.
There is a renewed community spirit at work in Lakeside Village, a 150-house subdivision on Perry Lake’s east side. So many improvements have been made that the community believes it’s time to celebrate.
Two rural mail carriers who begin their day at the Valley Falls Post Office have been cited for rolling 1 million accident-free miles.
Exploring the importance of crop insurance was central when agricultural leaders from more than 30 nations visited Jefferson County last week.